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Economía De Frontera Y Violencia Fronteriza, Fernando Carrión Mena 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

Economía De Frontera Y Violencia Fronteriza, Fernando Carrión Mena

Fernando Carrión Mena

La economía de frontera integra dos o más economías asimétricas por ser funcionales entre sí.

En la frontera norte ecuatoriana, se ha instalado con fuerza una paradoja: existe un auge de la economía fronteriza que está produciendo un desarrollo de fuertes inequidades, inmigración poblacional y crecimiento de violencia. O sea que hay una atracción poblacional que minimiza el alto riesgo para la vida gracias al crecimiento económico.

Este hecho se sustenta en los cambios funcionales de las fronteras: de espacio de encuentro de los Estados a plataformas de proyección internacional de economías poderosas. En la frontera Ecuador-Colombia, se suman las ...


The Ocular Orientation Center: Using The Built Environment As A Means Of Wayfinding, Kara Lane Smolca 2010 Roger Williams University

The Ocular Orientation Center: Using The Built Environment As A Means Of Wayfinding, Kara Lane Smolca

Architecture Theses

WAYFINDING encompasses all of the ways in which people orient themselves in a physical space and navigating from place to place. The idea that the built environment can provide a means to WAYFIND suggests that architecture must be more than an iconic image. It must be enhance all of the senses in order to lead the way for those needing direction. The OOC provides a place for the Blind and visually impaired to learn about eye care as well as interact with those experiencing the same difficulties and life changes. The center concentrates the shared experiences and places where socialization ...


Pico Y Placa, Fernando Carrión Mena 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

Pico Y Placa, Fernando Carrión Mena

Fernando Carrión Mena

En diciembre los problemas estructurales del transporte urbano de Quito se evidencian de manera significativa; debido a las fiestas aniversarias de la ciudad, a las navidades y al cambio de año. Muchas de estas actividades estacionales significan un cambio en el uso del espacio público y un incremento de la utilización del parque automotor. A ello se suma un problema coyuntural: la crisis energética que produjo problemas en el sistema de semaforización, en la iluminación y en el abastecimiento del trolebús.

Frente a esta realidad se tuvo una demanda creciente de la población canalizada por los medios de comunicación, las ...


The Use Of Assessment Hurdles: Pedagogy V. Practicality, Rick Best, Ron Best 2010 Bond University

The Use Of Assessment Hurdles: Pedagogy V. Practicality, Rick Best, Ron Best

Rick Best

The setting of assessment hurdles, i.e. components of assessment schemes that must be passed in addition to passing on aggregate marks, is a common feature of construction courses in Australia. The practice is not endorsed by all staff and is not allowed in two of the schools offering construction courses in Australian universities. A desktop survey of the rules governing the use of hurdles in universities generally was carried out. Construction academics in most of the universities offering construction courses were interviewed in order to gain a greater understanding of how hurdles are used and what the staff perceptions ...


Walking Box Ranch Custodianship Quarterly Progress Report: Period Ending January 10, 2010, Margaret N. Rees 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Walking Box Ranch Custodianship Quarterly Progress Report: Period Ending January 10, 2010, Margaret N. Rees

Walking Box Ranch

  • UNLV provides stewardship of Walking Box Ranch (WBR) by providing a caretaker who oversees the property, facilitating use of the property by researchers and educators, developing a use and research policy for the property, and coordinating these activities with BLM and in accordance with TNC restrictions.
  • UNLV currently addresses security issues for the property through the presence of the caretaker and three Metro Officers who reside on the property in two recreational vehicles, in rotation. UNLV has prepared a draft document outlining this agreement that will be signed by UNLV and participating officers and this agreement is now under review ...


Walking Box Ranch Planning And Design Quarterly Progress Report: Period Ending January 10, 2010, Margaret N. Rees 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Walking Box Ranch Planning And Design Quarterly Progress Report: Period Ending January 10, 2010, Margaret N. Rees

Walking Box Ranch

  • To advance educational and research goals at the ranch UNLV will fund the purchase and installation of a weather station at the ranch, and preliminary research using this equipment. PI Dr. Suresh Sardineni, Mechanical Engineering, will assess the renewable energy resources at the ranch and find methods to integrate them into existing and proposed new buildings at the site. The planned facilities will monitor beam and global solar radiation, wind speed and direction, temperature, and realative humidity. UNLV will provide funding to support two graduate students and partial salary for Dr. Sardineni.
  • Bill Wood, UNLV Real Estate Management, is working ...


El Inicio Del Campeonato De Fútbol, Fernando Carrión Mena 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

El Inicio Del Campeonato De Fútbol, Fernando Carrión Mena

Fernando Carrión Mena

Estamos en los momentos previos al inicio del campeonato nacional de fútbol y las grandes noticias que se producen tienen que ver con el mercado de futbolistas nacionales y extranjeros, así como de entrenadores y preparadores físicos. Pero también relacionadas al diseño de las camisetas, a los acuerdos con los canales de televisión, al día de presentación del equipo, a la pretemporada y a los partidos de preparación.

En ese contexto el hincha no deja de estar presente y de expresarse, tanto en las reuniones familiares, de amigos, de compañeros o de las hinchadas organizadas, así como a través de ...


Workplace Strategies And Facilities Management: Building In Value, Rick Best, Craig Langston, Gerard De Valence 2010 Bond University

Workplace Strategies And Facilities Management: Building In Value, Rick Best, Craig Langston, Gerard De Valence

Craig Langston

This book provides comprehensive coverage of issues that facility managers in the property industry need to understand and apply in the pursuit of value for money over the life span of built facilities. The authors introduce the fast-growing discipline of facility management, examine the core competencies that facility managers should possess and study different contemporary drivers of change. The book emphasises the need to consider facilities management issues at the pre-design stage of the construction process, rather than only when the building is completed, in order to maximise value for money.


Re-Active Architecture: Exploring The Japanese Educational Experience, John J. Baker 2010 Roger Williams University

Re-Active Architecture: Exploring The Japanese Educational Experience, John J. Baker

Architecture Theses

This design seeks to transform the Japanese educational experience through the use of architecture. The aim is to provide an alternative school that breaks from the uniformity of the current system and provides an educational environment that places an emphasis on interaction, community, and learning. The school would serve as a junior high school combined with a small community library. The school would accommodate 250-300 children. Ultimately, this school could serve as a model for future educational buildings within the Japanese educational system.


Evaluation Of Construction Contractor Performance: A Critical Analysis Of Some Recent Research, Rick Best, Craig Langston 2010 Selected Works

Evaluation Of Construction Contractor Performance: A Critical Analysis Of Some Recent Research, Rick Best, Craig Langston

Craig Langston

International comparisons of construction industry performance are notoriously difficult. A recent comparative study, extensive in scope and using an innovative approach, is reviewed and questions raised regarding various aspects of the methodology adopted, the validity of the conclusions drawn and manner in which outcomes were reported. Particular areas of concern include the unequivocal statement of conclusions that are based on a small sample, and the use of data from that sample that are, in fact, no more than estimates of project performance. Attention is drawn to the limitations of the research reported and the reliability of the methods used, and ...


La Violencia Hoy, Fernando Carrión Mena 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

La Violencia Hoy, Fernando Carrión Mena

Fernando Carrión Mena

Hoy, con la modernización de la violencia existe una clara 'división espacial del trabajo' a escala mundial

A mediados de la década de los años ochenta se percibe la generalización, crecimiento y diversificación de la violencia, produciendo impactos mundiales y configurando lo que podría considerarse una mega tendencia global. La violencia crece y se multiplica a escala internacional, convirtiéndose en el problema más importante de este principio de siglo: el crimen tiene la posibilidad de organización y capacidad de actuación a escala planetaria, porque sus actores se han globalizado, son adinerados y políticamente más influyentes.

La violencia es un tema ...


A+D Studio Project_The Acsa Re-Ligare Competition, Kathleen Lugosch 2010 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

A+D Studio Project_The Acsa Re-Ligare Competition, Kathleen Lugosch

Kathleen R. Lugosch

This publication follows the design work of an undergraduate studio taught by Professors Lugosch and Schreiber in the Program of Architecture + Design. The studio started with an exploration of natural light in architecture and culminated in a design for the ACSA Steel Competition, the “Re-Ligare Institute”; the design of a retreat that would afford a time and place to reconnect mind and body.


Barrio Capital De Analco: A Living Capitol Neighborhood For Santa Fe, New Mexico, The 2009 Urban Design Studio, Andrew C. von Maur, Paula Dronen, Daniel Acevedo 2010 Andrews University

Barrio Capital De Analco: A Living Capitol Neighborhood For Santa Fe, New Mexico, The 2009 Urban Design Studio, Andrew C. Von Maur, Paula Dronen, Daniel Acevedo

Books

Diverse cultures and the high desert have always defined the unique American story of Santa Fe. For centuries Santa Feans have shaped their city’s buildings and spaces for economic opportunity while conserving the precious natural resources of northern New Mexico. This history of continuous change and preservation has yielded the distinctive identity of Santa Fe. Its spirit and values are manifested in its people and culture, its art and architecture, and its health-giving natural beauty. Within this context, Santa Fe seeks to cultivate a Living Tradition, rooted in its past and anticipating the future. Restored and improved for the ...


Managing An Unstable Housing Market, Brendan Williams, Brian Hughes, Declan Redmond 2010 University College Dublin

Managing An Unstable Housing Market, Brendan Williams, Brian Hughes, Declan Redmond

Articles

Abstract
In this paper it is intended to place the recent experience of the Irish housing market in the context of economic and property market cycles, how these interact over a property cycle and lessons from recent policy experience including interventions in the housing area. In spatial terms the current
housing market can be seen as the result of an ad-hoc development led urban growth pattern which contributed to a dispersed development pattern with problems in oversupply. It is clear that alternative options exist to this approach and that evidence based management systems in terms of planning, development and financial ...


Beneficial Additions: Addressing Brutalist Architecture To Create A Financial And Spatial Synergy Between Historic Places Of Worship With Secular Mix-Use Building Additions, Johanna Luise Lofstrom 2010 University of Pennsylvania

Beneficial Additions: Addressing Brutalist Architecture To Create A Financial And Spatial Synergy Between Historic Places Of Worship With Secular Mix-Use Building Additions, Johanna Luise Lofstrom

Theses (Historic Preservation)

Rather than demolishing a historic house of worship due to lack of maintenance funding, this thesis proposes a design solution that preserves the structure while addressing the congregation's fundraising and programming needs. The goal is to design an example of how different identities of program can be combined while preserving the integrity of the historic structure. The thesis will assert that new additions can be beneficial as means of income for structures listed on the D.C. Landmark list that are exempt from federal funding and tax incentives. The end goal is to give structures that were not self-nominated ...


Behavioral Health Services Use Among Heads Of Homeless And Housed Poor Families, Jung Min Park, Stephen Metraux, Dennis P. Culhane 2010 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Behavioral Health Services Use Among Heads Of Homeless And Housed Poor Families, Jung Min Park, Stephen Metraux, Dennis P. Culhane

Departmental Papers (SPP)

Objectives. This study compares the use of and cost for behavioral health services among heads of homeless and housed poor families. Methods. Medicaid records for 59,135 heads of families receiving Temporary Assistance to Needy Families benefits were matched with data from Philadelphia’s municipal shelter system. Propensity score matching was used to select a matched control group to those identified as having been homeless between 1997 and 2003. Behavioral health services utilization was then assessed based on Medicaid claims records. Results. Substantially higher levels of behavioral health services use and corresponding costs were found among heads of families with ...


Edra 41: Bibliography Of Books On Display, Kathleen Demsky 2010 Andrews University

Edra 41: Bibliography Of Books On Display, Kathleen Demsky

Bibliographies

edra 41 | Policy & The Environment | Washington, DC


Polish Influence On American Synagogue Architecture, Samuel D. Gruber 2010 Syracuse University

Polish Influence On American Synagogue Architecture, Samuel D. Gruber

Religion

Hundreds of thousands of Jews from Poland came to America after 1880. Many built synagogues with details recalling synagogues in their homeland. Immigrant artisans brought motifs and methods of Poland. Many of these synagogues were small, so the relationship to Polish art was on the inside in the painted and carved decoration. Established architects also had access to Polish synagogues as sources. With publication of the Jewish Encyclopedia (1901-06) images of Polish synagogues, such as the Warsaw’s Tlomackie Street Synagogue, became part of many Jewish libraries. More Polish influence came in the 1950s. Most architects were building modern synagogues ...


The Architect As Expert Witness: A Survival Guide, Robert Greenstreet 2010 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

The Architect As Expert Witness: A Survival Guide, Robert Greenstreet

Architecture Faculty Articles

Despite the challenges of deposition and courtroom pressures, expert witness work is both professionally interesting and financially rewarding, and many architects excel in the field. Being an expert does take you into the field of law, however, so it is advisable to sharpen up your skills of communication and presentation and thereby enhance your credibility and ultimate success.


"The Urban Praetor's Tribunal" In Spaces Of Justice In The Roman World, Eric Kondratieff 2010 Western Kentucky University

"The Urban Praetor's Tribunal" In Spaces Of Justice In The Roman World, Eric Kondratieff

History Faculty Publications

"Book abstract: Despite the crucial role played by both law and architecture in Roman culture, the Romans never developed a type of building that was specifically and exclusively reserved for the administration of justice: courthouses did not exist in Roman antiquity. The present volume addresses this paradox by investigating the spatial settings of Roman judicial practices from a variety of perspectives. Scholars of law, topography, architecture, political history, and literature concur in putting Roman judicature back into its concrete physical context, exploring how the exercise of law interacted with the environment in which it took place, and how the spaces ...


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