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The preservation of the John A. Kerr building
The Kerr Building, located in Cotulla, Texas, was built in 1883 by John A. Kerr and was the first commercial brick building constructed in the town. Originally housing a wholesale and general store, the building was converted ...
The language of the Dolmabahçe Palace : communicating change in the Tanzimat-Era Ottoman Empire
The Dolmabahçe Palace in Istanbul, Turkey, stretches along the European side of the Bosphorus shore in monumental glory, opened with great fanfare in 1856. An unapologetically lavish and bold statement from an Empire that ...
Building green in Austin : meeting your desired bottom line
During the past couple of decades, developing buildings that are actually sensitive to the needs of the environment has started to be a common trend. Today, the green building movement has reached all corners of the ...
The interpretations of Chinese walls: architecture as matchmaker
(Texas Tech University, 1998-05)
This thesis is not meant to give a comprehensive history of Chinese walls. Therefore, only a brief introducfíon on the historical background will be given in Chapter II, and the thesis overall is constructed of a series ...
Traditional vernacular houses of the arid lands: an analysis of the applicability of a traditional vernacular dwelling for contemporary needs--the Navaho model
(Texas Tech University, 1989-08)
During the last 10 years, at least, numerous authors have emphasized the adequacy of primitive and traditional vernacular structures as solutions to the habitational needs of people around the world, particularly in ...
A qualitative evaluation and rehabilitation center southwest region
The ideas .and theories . on the treatment of t.he criminal elements in societies have -differed greatly, largely due to the ignorance of the mass of the populations to the problems involved ... dealing with tb.eae ...