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  • 2.2 Explain How To Manage A Site Drainage

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    2.1 How to manage the site drainage and its importance. Site drainage management is aim to safeguard the house inhabitants and protect the house from several damage cause by surface water and both internal and external inappropriate moisture (Master builders, 2009). Site drainage management is a very important part of the design of footing system. It is because the site drainage could influence the success of the footing system, the maintenance of the site drainage influencing the economic life

  • Moose Creek Bridge

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    High rate of population grow and improvement in the technology forced individuals to move to rural area. As a result, they use more and more personal vehicles for traveling and commuting to urban areas and big cities each day. On the other side, most bridges in Canada and United States by now are more than 50 years old. Therefore, soon or later, rehabilitation or replacement on bridges are unavoidable (John R. Fowler). However, how to manage the bridge rehabilitation or replacement by having minimum

  • Kamala Das's Farewell To Bombay, By Kamala Das

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    Kamala das has written the poem in such a manner that it conveys the urbanisation of the city. Urban poetry is a literary art form in which poetry is used to express feelings or to share experiences that are related to living in urban communities. “I take leave of you, fair city, keep your tears, Your anger and your smile for others” Loneliness, busyness, no care to others which are very common in an urbanized city. I feel Kamala das is hoping Mumbai to offer its tears,

  • The City Of The Mercantile City

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    the last few centuries, cities as have evolved to take on the features that are used today to identify the makings of what is a great city. As cities shifted from the concept of the political city to the mercantile city and finally the industrial city, traditional political, economic and social patterns began to take on new forms and functions that transformed them to become the urbanized spaces they are now. Major early cites began in the form of the political city, a place that was the functioning

  • The Baby Boomer : The New Staple Of The American Dream

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    INTRO During the “Baby Boomer” era, following WWII, America underwent one of the largest demographic shifts and population growths in history. Huge amounts of home construction on the outskirts of America’s largest cities, known as “levittowns” became the new staple of the American dream, with the houses sporting two car garages, and white picket fences. These low density, predominantly middle class residential districts, were America’s first true suburbs. These suburbs were constructed mainly in

  • The East And West Of Modern Day

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    Foreword: After defeating Carthage in 146 BCE, the roman’s seized large sections of the north African coastline, the conquest and assimilation had slowly begun. More than 100 years after the conquest. To the east and west of modern The roman city of Thamagudi, now called Timgad, in modern day Algeria, has since its destruction at the time of the Arab invasion of 692CE never been the habitation of man. To this Attempting to pacify Northern Africa, the Emperor Trajan strengthened the armies After

  • Urban Population And Urban Development

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    BACKGROUND The twenty-first century is the moment from which, for the fist time in history, there will be more people living in cities then in the countryside. The percentage of urban population started to increase in the 19th century, at the end of which only 3% of the world population lived in cities. In slightly more then a century there was an impressive growth in both relative and absolute terms and the trends for 2030 forecast that 5 out 8 billion people will be urban inhabitants. It is important

  • Essay On Ahmedabad

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    BACKGROUND AHMEDABAD Ahmedabad was founded roughly 600 years ago, as a walled city on the eastern bank of Sabarmati. Now, it is the seventh largest metropolis in India and the largest in Gujarat. Ahmedabad lies, 500 km north of Mumbai and 96 km from the Gulf of Cambay and has good connectivity with Mumbai, the commercial capital of India and Delhi, the capital of India and is one of the few Indian cities having an international airport. Ahmedabad has historically been one of the most important centres

  • Urban Regeneration And Urban Development

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    by the ongoing urban regeneration and urban developments in many of the major cities in India, especially in city of Pune, and its adverse effects on the city townscapes and place identities. City of Pune has a rich education legacy and has been often referred as the ‘Oxford of the East’, a legacy which came into prominence on the establishment of the University of Pune in the year 1949 (Hindustan Times, 2012). The city truly justified itself as the cultural capital of Maharashtra with its strong

  • Effects Of Gentrification On Urban Areas

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    Issue Paper #1 The Effect of Gentrification on Urban Areas Neiel Edmonds October 6, 2015 American Government University of the District of Columbia Neiel Edmonds October 6, 2015 American Government Dr. Hunt Gentrification: Urban Areas All over the globe today, urban areas are vulnerable to the growing impact of gentrification. Reason being is because, as the cost of living rises in many urban areas unlike never before, then those urban areas are needed to be diversified