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Akin House: Letter Concerning Akin House Historical Structure, 2021 Roger Williams University

Akin House: Letter Concerning Akin House Historical Structure

Documentation

Letter written by Anne Baker to Diana detailing the historical structure of the Akin House. Dated September 28, 2008.


Akin House: Estimate For Immediate Structural Repairs, 2021 Roger Williams University

Akin House: Estimate For Immediate Structural Repairs

Documentation

Estimate submitted by Anne Baker for immediate structural repairs to plates, rafters and sills. Dated June 20, 2005.


Akin House: Baker Invoice To Whale, 2021 Roger Williams University

Akin House: Baker Invoice To Whale

Documentation

Anne Baker's invoice to WHALE for surveying, site documentation, and cleaning. Dated July 30, 2004.


Akin House: Request To Mhc To Amend Criteria Statement, 2021 Roger Williams University

Akin House: Request To Mhc To Amend Criteria Statement

Documentation

Draft letter to Michael Steinitz, Massachusetts Historical Commission. Request to amend original Criteria Statement to include additional information based on Baker's Historical Structures Report. no date is given on the Draft.


Akin House: Conservation Completed To Date, 2021 Roger Williams University

Akin House: Conservation Completed To Date

Documentation

A list of conservation work completed to date. Though no date appears on the list, it appears to have been compiled in June 2006.


Akin House: The Elihu Akin House Narrative, 2021 Roger Williams University

Akin House: The Elihu Akin House Narrative

Documentation

The Elihu Akin House Narrative written by Peggi Medieros for the Massachusetts Historical Commission describes the architectural importance of Akin House as well as the Akin Family influence in the development of South Dartmouth, MA.


Akin House: Standard-Times Article, February 17, 2004, 2021 Roger Williams University

Akin House: Standard-Times Article, February 17, 2004

Documentation

New Bedford Standard-Times article from February 17, 2004. Written by Curt Brown, entitled WHALE takes steps to preserve Akin House.


Kelwood Company - History And Buildings Designed, Stephen Fox 2021 Rice University

Kelwood Company - History And Buildings Designed, Stephen Fox

Missouri Pacific Brownsville Depot Collection

Typed document. History of the Kelwood Company, buildings they designed in the following cities: San Antonio, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Kerrville, and Stamford, and newspaper citations.

Kelwood Company (c. 1923-1930) was a firm that both designed and built residential and commercial buildings. Partners in the firm were attorney and financier Arthur A. Seeligson, architect Robert B. Kelly, and builder H. C. Wood. Robert Bertram Kelly (1893-1932) began his architectural career in 1912 as a draftsman for [San Antonio architect] H. A. Reuter. He moved to the A. A. Herff Company [architect] in 1914, returning briefly to Reuter’s firm in 1917 ...


San Antonio Architects From The 1920'S And 1930'S, David N. Currey 2021 University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

San Antonio Architects From The 1920'S And 1930'S, David N. Currey

Missouri Pacific Brownsville Depot Collection

Typed document. List of San Antonio architects from the 1920's and 1930's.


Intervención Urbana Y Centro Cultural Botánico Para La Articulación Patrimonial Existente En Ambalema, Tolima., María Paola Rojas Márquez 2021 Universidad de La Salle, Bogotá

Intervención Urbana Y Centro Cultural Botánico Para La Articulación Patrimonial Existente En Ambalema, Tolima., María Paola Rojas Márquez

Arquitectura

Ambalema, Tolima situado a la ribera del rio Magdalena es un municipio cuyo centro histórico posee la declaratoria de Monumento Nacional desde 1980 y así como la catalogación de Bien de Interés Cultural (BIC) del ámbito nacional. Es un territorio con gran riqueza histórica y natural, fue sede de experimentación de la Real Expedición Botánica y gracias a su consolidación como productor de tabaco en el siglo XVIII, se convirtió en un punto principal fluvial y ferroviario del centro de Colombia. Sin embargo, su estado actual presenta condiciones distintas, el municipio carece de una conexión con el rio Magdalena, su ...


Sistema Modular Arquitectónico Como Dispositivo De Aprendizaje Para El Fortalecimiento De Las Competencias Lógico-Matemáticas En El Contexto De La Educación Rural, Andrés Alejandro Negrete Granados, Camilo Alejandro Arias Osorio 2021 Universidad de La Salle, Bogotá

Sistema Modular Arquitectónico Como Dispositivo De Aprendizaje Para El Fortalecimiento De Las Competencias Lógico-Matemáticas En El Contexto De La Educación Rural, Andrés Alejandro Negrete Granados, Camilo Alejandro Arias Osorio

Arquitectura

La matemática es uno de los temas más antiguos que el ser humano ha investigado puesto que está presente en todos los hábitos de nuestra vida cotidiana, por ello es importante tenerlo presente desde las primeras etapas del desarrollo cognitivo, ya que son importantes en otros campos del conocimiento, contribuyen al desarrollo el pensamiento lógico y son un medio de comunicación universal.


Assessment Of Carbon Dioxide Emission And Its Impact On High-Rise Mixed-Use Buildings In Egypt, Ahmed Salah Hamza 2021 The American University in Cairo AUC

Assessment Of Carbon Dioxide Emission And Its Impact On High-Rise Mixed-Use Buildings In Egypt, Ahmed Salah Hamza

Theses and Dissertations

With Egypt's vision of 2030 focusing on sustainable development with a true emphasis on Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emission reduction in the newly built cities and high-rise buildings, efforts are exerted on various levels towards accomplishing the vision’s goals. This is achieved through multiple tools and models associated with aiding the reduction of carbon emissions, yet not a clear one was introduced for the mixed-use buildings in Egypt.

Through this work, a significant gap was identified with respect to high-rise buildings carbon emission assessment in Egypt. This was a main driving force for this work in an attempt ...


Blunk, Robert And Katie, Collection, 1890-1930, 1951, Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library 2021 Pittsburg State University

Blunk, Robert And Katie, Collection, 1890-1930, 1951, Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library

Finding Aids

A collection of magazines from the 1890s and 1900s.

Robert Blunk was born in Salyard, Kansas on December 14, 1923. He attended multiple colleges but received his Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Kansas City Institute of Arts in 1950 and a Masters of Fine Arts in Sculpture at the Kansas Teacher’s College of Pittsburg (now Pittsburg State University) in 1952. Robert worked as an art professor at colleges for 40 years and taught at Pittsburg State University from 1962 until his retirement. While teaching, Robert painted and sculpted many works, taking inspiration from landscapes, seascapes, Egyptology and art ...


Understanding The Importance Of Statues: Symbols Of Racism In Modern Society, Theresa VanWormer 2021 St. John Fisher College

Understanding The Importance Of Statues: Symbols Of Racism In Modern Society, Theresa Vanwormer

The Review: A Journal of Undergraduate Student Research

Whether it is a monument, statue, plaque, or mural, the values and ideologies that are memorialized on public land reflect what reality the people of a country are choosing to remember. The United States’ political and racial history has led to the creation of controversial memorials, including memorials that honor the Confederacy and its leaders, influencing moral concepts based in racism, violence, and oppression. The continued veneration of these symbols on public land sends the message to the Black community that their oppressors are honored as heroes and that the society they live in still allows for their abuse. Annette-Gordon ...


Akin House: Letter To Buddy Baker-Smith, Community Preservation Committee, Anne W. Baker 2021 Roger Williams University

Akin House: Letter To Buddy Baker-Smith, Community Preservation Committee, Anne W. Baker

Documentation

Letter from Anne Baker to Buddy Baker-Smith to the Community Preservation Committee in Dartmouth, MA expressing her concerns for the future of the Akin House. Letter dated September 22, 2008.


Akin House: Baker Letter Concerning The Historical Structure Of The Akin House, Anne W. Baker 2021 Roger Williams University

Akin House: Baker Letter Concerning The Historical Structure Of The Akin House, Anne W. Baker

Documentation

Lengthy email from Anne Baker to Diana illustrating the historically significant structure of the Akin House and her desire to have it preserved as Culture Resource Center. Email is dated September 28, 2008.


Akin House: Massachusetts Preservation Projects Fund Emergency Fund Request, 2021 Roger Williams University

Akin House: Massachusetts Preservation Projects Fund Emergency Fund Request

Documentation

Letter written by Lisa Sughrue, Executive Director of the Waterfront Historic Area League requesting $40,000 in Emergency Preservation Funds for the Akin House from the Massachusetts Preservation Projects Fund. Letter describes the restoration work done by Architectural Preservation Group in Fall 2005.


Design And Culture: A Transdisciplinary History, Maurice Barnwell 2021 Purdue University

Design And Culture: A Transdisciplinary History, Maurice Barnwell

Purdue University Press Book Previews

Design and Culture: A Transdisciplinary History offers an inclusive overview that crosses disciplinary boundaries and helps define the next phase of global design practice. This book examines the interaction of design with advances in technology, developments in science, and changing cultural attitudes. It looks to the past to prepare for the future and is the first book to offer an innovative transdisciplinary design history that integrates multidisciplinary sources of knowledge into a mindful whole. It shows design as a process that expresses goals through values and beliefs, functioning as a major factor in contemporary cultural life.

Starting with the development ...


Zoologijos Sodas, Arjun Elvis Urbonas, Dara Lin, Jesus Ramirez Zambrano, Samantha Ung, Robert Milkovich, Jakob Olsen, Azuolas Skucas 2021 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Zoologijos Sodas, Arjun Elvis Urbonas, Dara Lin, Jesus Ramirez Zambrano, Samantha Ung, Robert Milkovich, Jakob Olsen, Azuolas Skucas

Architecture

50'x50' glass house in Palm Springs.


49 X 49 Glass House, Daisy Penaloza, Emmanuel Corona Navarro, Chengbin Kuang, Blake Durham, Grace Lauer, Augustas Lapinskas 2021 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

49 X 49 Glass House, Daisy Penaloza, Emmanuel Corona Navarro, Chengbin Kuang, Blake Durham, Grace Lauer, Augustas Lapinskas

Architectural Engineering

This project started with an analysis of the Core House or 50x50 House by Mies van der Rohe and Myron Goldsmith. Through many iterations and obstacles, we arrived at the 49x49 house. We looked into some literary influences that affected the social interpretations of glass, the most notable one being Zamyatin’s “We”. These factors influenced our main design process as we asked ourselves, what can we do with glass? When we were imagining our initial ideas for what would become of our house in the future, we took inspiration from another master’s work, New Babylon by Constant Nieuwenhuys ...


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