Building

Page 8 of 50 - About 500 essays
  • Summary On Fletcher Building Company

    3212 Words  | 13 Pages

    Summary of Fletcher Building Company Fletcher’s history began in 1909 with the construction of a timber weatherboard house in Dunedin, New Zealand. Fletcher ruled in New Zealand constructing market from 92 years, until in 2001 it was listed as Fletcher Building Limited on the New Zealand Stock Exchange. Its head office is located in Penrose, Auckland. Fletcher’s employed 18800 people globally. It has good success rate and good turnover. The company operates six divisions Heavy Building Products, Light

  • Green Building Technology

    3693 Words  | 15 Pages

    Green Building Technology: Functions, Impacts, and Future Prospects Word Count (excluding references and footnotes): 2941 words Table of Contents 1. Introduction ……………………………………………………………..Pg.2 2. Functions in Resource Conservation…………………………………...Pg.3 2.1 Background ……………………………………………………………..Pg.3 2.2 Heat Control……………………………………………………………..Pg.4 2.3 Emission Control………………………………………………………...Pg.5 3. Impacts…………………………………………………………………...Pg.7 3.1 Social Impacts…………………………………………………………

  • The Effect Of Outrigger Truss On Composite High Rise Buildings By Simplified Method

    1192 Words  | 5 Pages

    Study on Effectiveness of Outrigger Truss in Composite High-Rise Buildings by Simplified Method Ei Ei Khine - Ph.D Candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, Yangon Technological University, Yangon, Republic of the Union of Myanmar eekmayday83@gmail.com Abstract—The design of tall and slender structures is controlled by three governing factors, strength (material capacity), stiffness (drift) and serviceability (motion perception and accelerations), produced by the action of lateral loading, such

  • The Seagram Building Essay examples

    1380 Words  | 6 Pages

    The Seagram Building is prime example of the international style of design in the 20th century. The building is a true landmark of the city having an open plaza at the base of the building with high ceilings, floor to ceiling tinted windows and bronze mullions. Its imperious design, set in a plaza with fountain, was imitated many times and became an icon of North American corporate design. Mies is known as the father of the steel and glass structure. Mies designed many buildings during his life however

  • Construction Of A Low Rise Domestic Building Essay

    2228 Words  | 9 Pages

    1.2: Stages in the Construction of a Low-Rise Domestic Building New Hospital Omagh The Stages – • Design • Production • Maintenance • Alternation • Refurbishment • Demolition Stage One: Design The purpose of the building is to provide a health care service, therefore the building must be designed and built suited to this. Evaluators must be installed; wheel chair access and automatic doors must all be thought of when designing the hospital. The beginning of the new

  • Application And Cost Estimation Before Building Essay

    1058 Words  | 5 Pages

    Architecture Architecture is the art of planning and designing of a space or a building so as to suite a certain function or a technical use. To do this one requires creativity and experience in the manipulation of materials and coordinating these materials using technology to build the several parts of a building. The architect has to consider the scheduling and cost estimation before building. The behavior of the building during different climatic changes must also be considered. It should be able

  • The Chrysler Building Essay

    2994 Words  | 12 Pages

    Man’s capability to build such tall buildings, as the skyscrapers we are familiar with covering our cities today, is a major expression of the advancements we have made as a culture. The power necessary to build such tall structures inspired competition between architects to see who could build the tallest one. One skyscraper that has inspired many and served as a model, for high rise buildings that were created after, is the Chrysler Building. The Chrysler Building serves as an identifying mark to

  • A Best Practice : Team Building

    1130 Words  | 5 Pages

    A Best Practice: Team Building Tamah Pederson March 15, 2017 Persuasive Paper: A Best Practice in HR BNMG 405: Human Resource Management Professor Sharon Wagner   Team building focuses on guiding a company’s employees in a constructive manner in order to improve knowledge and skills and be able to use the newly acquired skills and knowledge to work collaboratively to fulfill a common objective. Teams that have been trained and know how to work together smoothly and successfully have the potential

  • Green Buildings/Green Architecture

    2870 Words  | 12 Pages

    Introduction A green building (also referred to as sustainable building or green construction) is a structure that employs an approach that is responsible for the environment besides being efficient in regard to resources all through its life cycle: This is from selecting the site to designing it, constructing, operating, maintaining, renovating and demolishing it. To achieve this, the client, the engineers, the architects and the entire design team closely cooperate at all stages of a project (Yan

  • Alternative Perspective Of Community Building

    1298 Words  | 6 Pages

    Community building is “creating communities that work for the low-income families who live there” (Schriever, 2015, p. 274). Coming up with a way for the community to work as a whole, to ensure that the low-income families are getting the basic needs met. According to Walsh another way of looking at community building is by taking a more comprehensive approach to poverty. Walsh believes that by taking a more comprehensive approach of poverty you will see the interwoven problems, such as poor, bad