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Malaysian Perspective On Barrier Free And Universal Design, Hazreena Hussein, Naziaty Mohd Yaacob 2011 Universiti Malaya

Malaysian Perspective On Barrier Free And Universal Design, Hazreena Hussein, Naziaty Mohd Yaacob

Hazreena Hussein

KHU-UM Joint Studio Programme


El Fantasma Que Deteriora La Democracia: La (In)Seguridad, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2011 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

El Fantasma Que Deteriora La Democracia: La (In)Seguridad, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Un fantasma recorre Latinoamérica, en tanto imagen de personas muertas que, según dicen, se les aparece permanentemente a los vivos; sea como percepción o como realidad: las tasas de homicidio en veinte y cinco años se duplicaron: de 12 homicidios por cien mil habitantes en 1980 a 25.1 en el año 2006; lo cual significa un número no menor de 170 mil homicidios por año. Existe un aumento de homicidios y de las demandas por seguridad: en el año 2000 se ubicaron en el cuarto lugar, en el año 2005 pasaron al segundo puesto y desde 2008 están posicionadas ...


The 2010 Annual Homeless Assessment Report To Congress, Alvaro Cortes, Josh Leopold, Louise Rothschild, Larry Buron, Jill Khadduri, Dennis P. Culhane 2011 University of Pennsylvania

The 2010 Annual Homeless Assessment Report To Congress, Alvaro Cortes, Josh Leopold, Louise Rothschild, Larry Buron, Jill Khadduri, Dennis P. Culhane

Dennis P. Culhane

The 2010 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) represents the sixth in a series of reports on homelessness in the U.S. It responds to a congressional directive that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provide an annual report to Congress on the extent and nature of homelessness. As in past years, the AHAR provides the results of local counts of people homeless on a single night in January, as well as estimates of the number, characteristics, and service patterns of all people who used residential programs for homeless people during the 2010 federal Fiscal Year (October 2009-September 2010 ...


A Comparative Study Of Environmentally Responsible Design Adoption By Architects, Facility Managers, And Interior Designers, Amanda Gale 2011 Eastern Michigan University

A Comparative Study Of Environmentally Responsible Design Adoption By Architects, Facility Managers, And Interior Designers, Amanda Gale

Master's Theses and Doctoral Dissertations

The design and building industry has a tremendous impact on the environment that is often negative when environmentally responsible design (ERD) strategies are not adopted. The purpose of this exploratory, descriptive study was to determine the firm and practitioner characteristics that impact the adoption of ERD strategies, to ascertain practitioners’ knowledge of ERD strategies and certified products, and to document the adoption of ERD strategies using Rogers’ model of the innovation adoption process.

The web-based, national survey utilized a purposive sample of 146 architects, facility managers, and interior designers who belonged to professional organizations (AIA, IFMA, ASID, and IIDA) that ...


Ingram, James Maurice, 1905-1976 (Sc 2458), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2011 Western Kentucky University

Ingram, James Maurice, 1905-1976 (Sc 2458), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2458. Ink and pencil drawings and sketches of floor plans, historic building facades, ornaments, furniture and maps, made by James Maurice Ingram for a history of architecture class. Includes portrait photograph of Ingram, group photograph and clipping about his 1968 University of Notre Dame class reunion, and handwritten notes on the nature of art and architecture.


La Consulta Popular Y El Distrito Metropolitano, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2011 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

La Consulta Popular Y El Distrito Metropolitano, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

La nueva Constitución del Ecuador -elaborada en Montecristi y aprobada mediante plebiscito en el año 2008- estableció el camino que se debía seguir para la aprobación de los Distritos Metropolitanos Autónomos en el país. Primero, señaló que para asumir esa condición se debería contar con al menos un 7 por ciento de la población nacional; segundo, que sus competencias serían la suma de las atribuciones regionales, provinciales y cantonales; y tercero, que para llegar a esta condición se debía contar con una Ley y un Estatuto de autonomía por cada jurisdicción. El Estatuto de Autonomía es la carta de nacimiento ...


Open Space Planning; Utilizing Green Infrastructure To Preserve Community, Cynthia V. Reynolds 2011 University of Connecticut - Storrs

Open Space Planning; Utilizing Green Infrastructure To Preserve Community, Cynthia V. Reynolds

Master's Theses

Current sprawl development patterns typical of contemporary development in the United States are unsustainable. The uniform development guidelines prevent context sensitive community design, degrading our communities and consuming large amounts of natural and cultural resources. Significant progress has been made in reorganizing community planning towards sustainable development practices. However, these alternatives still work under the misconception that there is a disconnect between planning open space networks and planning development. Through a comprehensive land use planning approach, this project explores combining concepts of landscape ecology, green infrastructure planning and conservation subdivision patterns to design an integrative open space/community network.


Improving The Implementation Of Adaptive Reuse Strategies For Historic Buildings, Sheila Conejos, Craig Langston, Jim Smith 2011 Bond University

Improving The Implementation Of Adaptive Reuse Strategies For Historic Buildings, Sheila Conejos, Craig Langston, Jim Smith

Mirvac School of Sustainable Development

Meeting the current needs of existing buildings and the designing of new buildings to ensure its sustainable adaptability in the future, supports global climate protection and emissions reduction. The sustainable preservation of any historic building requires the blending of sustainable design and historic preservation principles. Building adaptive reuse is a viable alternative to demolition and replacement as- it entails less energy and waste, and can offer social benefits by revitalizing familiar landmarks and giving them a new lease of life. This paper describes the development of a new design rating tool known as adaptSTAR, which offers holistic and unified design ...


Gender Participation In The Management Of Tricycle Transport For Youth Empowerment And Sustainable Development In Kano State, Nigeria, Nuratu Muhammed 2011 SelectedWorks

Gender Participation In The Management Of Tricycle Transport For Youth Empowerment And Sustainable Development In Kano State, Nigeria, Nuratu Muhammed

Confluence Journal Environmental Studies (CJES), Kogi State University, Nigeria

The research examined gender participation in the management of tricycle for youth empowerment and sustainable development in Kano state, Nigeria. Stratified random sampling technique was used to select samples of drivers(150), passengers (150) and owners/managers the female tricycle owners fell under this category and they numbered(65).All together a total of 365 samples were selected for the study. Data obtained from the primary data was analyzed using simple statistical techniques and chi square test to ascertain whether there was any significant differences in some of the variables tested. The results of the analysis revealed that the main ...


Improving The Implementation Of Adaptive Reuse Strategies For Historic Buildings, Sheila Conejos, Craig Langston, Jim Smith 2011 Bond University

Improving The Implementation Of Adaptive Reuse Strategies For Historic Buildings, Sheila Conejos, Craig Langston, Jim Smith

Craig Langston

Meeting the current needs of existing buildings and the designing of new buildings to ensure its sustainable adaptability in the future, supports global climate protection and emissions reduction. The sustainable preservation of any historic building requires the blending of sustainable design and historic preservation principles. Building adaptive reuse is a viable alternative to demolition and replacement as- it entails less energy and waste, and can offer social benefits by revitalizing familiar landmarks and giving them a new lease of life. This paper describes the development of a new design rating tool known as adaptSTAR, which offers holistic and unified design ...


A Review Of Semantic Interoperability Of Ead Metadata Schemes At Two Archives: The University Of Minnesota, Northwest Architectural Archive, And The University Of Texas, Alexander Architectural Archive, James Gross 2011 Drexel University

A Review Of Semantic Interoperability Of Ead Metadata Schemes At Two Archives: The University Of Minnesota, Northwest Architectural Archive, And The University Of Texas, Alexander Architectural Archive, James Gross

James Gross

Drexel University, INFO 662, Dr Park. The purpose of this paper is to examine and compare the EAD metadata schemes at two archival repositories housing similar archival collections and gauge the effectiveness of their respective schemes in regard to semantic interoperability, consistency, and uniformity.


Assessing The Green Roof Technology In Green Building Rating Systems, Lee Xia Sheng, Ati Rosemary Mohd Ariffin, Hazreena Hussein 2011 Taylor's University

Assessing The Green Roof Technology In Green Building Rating Systems, Lee Xia Sheng, Ati Rosemary Mohd Ariffin, Hazreena Hussein

Hazreena Hussein

Green roofs or vegetated roofs are becoming popular for sustainable development. On one hand, research shows that green roofs have numerous environmental benefits such as reduce flood risk, improve rainwater runoff quality, mitigate urban heat island, building energy saving and provide urban wildlife habitat. On the other hand, the development and utilisation of green building rating systems are crucial to appraise existing and new green buildings. The research was conducted foreseeing that the criteria and weight of scoring in such rating systems certainly will influence built environment stakeholders’ decision in pursuing green building technologies. A sufficient weight of scoring in ...


Las Fronteras: Una Cuestión De Derechos Humanos, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2011 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

Las Fronteras: Una Cuestión De Derechos Humanos, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

La Declaración Universal de los Derechos Humanos fue adoptada por la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas el 10 de diciembre de 1948 en París; momento a partir del cual la humanidad lo asume como fuente de derecho internacional (consuetudinario). Posteriormente y casi 30 años después será la Carta Internacional de Derechos Humanos la que obliga a los Estados firmantes a cumplirlos. De esta condición inicial se desprenden algunos elementos de interés en el caso de la seguridad ciudadana en las fronteras interestatales. Partiendo que una frontera se define por el encuentro-separación de dos Estados bajo la lógica de la ...


Conocemos Las Fronteras, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2011 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

Conocemos Las Fronteras, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Para que las fronteras existan tienen que estar en los medios de comunicación nacionales y para que ello ocurra deben convertirse en regiones potentes o producir acontecimientos convocantes, a la manera del “rating”. Si ello no ocurre, las fronteras no existen, porque están localizadas en los bordes y en los márgenes del “país” real, que es el que está ubicado en el centro, en las metrópolis, en las capitales. Cuando las fronteras aparecen en los medios es por la presencia de un hecho llamativo, generalmente de violencia, que conducirá a estigmatizar al conjunto de la región; es decir, que existirá ...


International Sustainability Through Knowledge Transfer Considering Culture And Resources – Sledgehammer Attacks On Adobe Masonry Walls, Craig V. Baltimore, David Lambert 2011 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

International Sustainability Through Knowledge Transfer Considering Culture And Resources – Sledgehammer Attacks On Adobe Masonry Walls, Craig V. Baltimore, David Lambert

Architectural Engineering

In terms of knowledge and technology innovation, sustainability is defined as the ability for a society or culture to develop, incorporate and maintain knowledge and technology in a long term manner without continued outside input. In rural East Africa, the prevalence of low-cost building materials and unskilled labor produce buildings that provide poor security for charitable groups working to improve the quality of life for communities and individuals there. Medicine and other medical supplies are targeted by thieves for their high value. Buildings constructed of the most common building material in the region, adobe masonry, are easily broken into by ...


Interview With Ethan Beck, Ethan Beck Homes, 2011 (Audio), Ethan Beck 2011 Portland State University

Interview With Ethan Beck, Ethan Beck Homes, 2011 (Audio), Ethan Beck

All Sustainability History Project Oral Histories

Interview of Ethan Beck by Sara Scott at Portland State University on June 2nd, 2011.

The interview index is available for download.


City Of San Joaquin 2040 Community Plan, Volume I: Background Report, City of San Joaquin, California, Graduate Community and Regional Planning Studio, California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo 2011 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

City Of San Joaquin 2040 Community Plan, Volume I: Background Report, City Of San Joaquin, California, Graduate Community And Regional Planning Studio, California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

City and Regional Planning

No abstract provided.


San Miguel Downtown Code, Marcus Carloni, Jarred Glenn 2011 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

San Miguel Downtown Code, Marcus Carloni, Jarred Glenn

City and Regional Planning

No abstract provided.


Identifying Potential Impacts For The Alternative Downtown Santa Maria Specific Plan, Ian Fronczak, Solomon So 2011 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Identifying Potential Impacts For The Alternative Downtown Santa Maria Specific Plan, Ian Fronczak, Solomon So

City and Regional Planning

No abstract provided.


San Miguel Community Multi-Purpose Trail Extension, Brittany Lambert, Travis Norberto 2011 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

San Miguel Community Multi-Purpose Trail Extension, Brittany Lambert, Travis Norberto

City and Regional Planning

No abstract provided.


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