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Liquefaction Study Of Heterogeneous Sand: Centrifuge, Pradipta Chakrabortty, Radu Popescu, Ryan Phillips 2010 Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS)

Liquefaction Study Of Heterogeneous Sand: Centrifuge, Pradipta Chakrabortty, Radu Popescu, Ryan Phillips

Architectural Engineering

From past numerical research and small scale laboratory tests, it has been observed that more excess pore water pressure (EPWP) is generated during earthquakes in a heterogeneous sand deposit than in the corresponding homogeneous sand with relative density equal to the average relative density of the heterogeneous sand. This interesting phenomenon is investigated here in large scale experiments using geotechnical centrifuge modeling techniques. A series of liquefaction tests have been conducted at C-CORE’s geotechnical centrifuge facility: Two on variable sand and one on uniform sand deposits. A one level frame structure resting on two strip footings was also placed ...


Nuances In A Panethnic Southwest Landscape, Angelica Solares 2010 University of New Mexico

Nuances In A Panethnic Southwest Landscape, Angelica Solares

Architecture and Planning ETDs

Urban landscapes of places with large immigrant populations are transformed as immigrants bring a different use of space with them. Mexican immigrants throughout the southwestern United States have physically transformed the landscape, and these trans-formed places often result in spaces that foster socialization and assert cultural identity. This thesis proposes that a three-stage cycle of spatial production exists in Mexicano communities in the United States, and describes the authors three-stage cycle of spatial production model in detail. The cycle begins with the formation of an enclave, followed by the transformation of the urban landscape which then results in one of ...


A Catalyst For Urban Renewal: Reservoir Number Three Environmental History Museum, Brian R. Fontaine 2010 Roger Williams University

A Catalyst For Urban Renewal: Reservoir Number Three Environmental History Museum, Brian R. Fontaine

Architecture Theses

This architectural thesis investigates how architecture can have an impact on urban renewal by strengthening communities with an architecture which promotes human interaction through spatial and programmatic interconnections, as well as promoting relationships between people, their history, and context.


Rethinking Greenways Design In Context Of Sustainable Development: Towards Landscape Synergism, Archana Sharma 2010 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Rethinking Greenways Design In Context Of Sustainable Development: Towards Landscape Synergism, Archana Sharma

Architecture Publications and Other Works

Greenways design and planning has been largely framed as a multi-functional, multi-objective approach to address socio-cultural and ecological concerns (Fabos,2004; Hough 2004, Steiner, 2002; Fabos, 1995, Ahern, 1995; Ndubisi, 1995; Forman,1995). Social well-being, identity and memory have been predominant socio-cultural concerns while biodiversity preservation and natural resources conservation have been key ecological concerns. These concerns have now been superseded by the more urgent concerns of sustainable development such as availability of energy resources, both food and fuel. Whether and how the design and practice of greenways meets these sustainable development challenges is the primary question raised through this ...


Design Collaboration As A Tool For Developing Diversity In The Work Place, Rees E. E. Shad 2010 CUNY Hostos Community College

Design Collaboration As A Tool For Developing Diversity In The Work Place, Rees E. E. Shad

Publications and Research

Without a doubt the modern workplace is one made up of numerous working professionals graced with an array of varied abilities who work in tandem to meet a common goal. In this article the author recounts his personal journey to embracing the collaborative process and how he has honed and developed the skill set into an important element of design curriculum in order to prepare students for this fundamental market paradigm.


E-Perspective 4 July 2010, College of Architecture and Design 2010 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

E-Perspective 4 July 2010, College Of Architecture And Design

E-Perspective

No abstract provided.


Space, Time, Energy: Learning From Interlocking A House With The Sun, Ulrike Passe 2010 Iowa State University

Space, Time, Energy: Learning From Interlocking A House With The Sun, Ulrike Passe

Architecture Conference Proceedings and Presentations

No abstract provided.


A Comparative Study Of Three Growing Media And Four Plant Groups Under Extensive Green Roof Conditions In San Luis Obispo, Ca, Todd Alan Nelson 2010 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

A Comparative Study Of Three Growing Media And Four Plant Groups Under Extensive Green Roof Conditions In San Luis Obispo, Ca, Todd Alan Nelson

Master's Theses

ABSTRACT A Comparative Study of Three Growing Media and Four Plant Groups Under Extensive Green Roof Conditions in San Luis Obispo, California Todd A. Nelson Green roof growing media and plant species are critical factors when deciding on the best materials for a project. Growing media must be chosen in accordance with load bearing capacities of structures and water requirements of the plant material. Plant species must be able to thrive in the climate of the green roof and withstand a green roof’s harsh environment. The objectives of this research were: (1) to determine which of three extensive green ...


Identification Of Man-Made Hazards In Aneth Chapter, Navajo Nation, Utah, Eugenia Quintana 2010 University of New Mexico

Identification Of Man-Made Hazards In Aneth Chapter, Navajo Nation, Utah, Eugenia Quintana

Architecture and Planning ETDs

Identification of man-made hazards is an initial step in planning recommendations for mitigation of man-made hazards. This project entailed a participatory process that engaged the local community in identifying man-made hazards specific to Aneth. The man-made hazards have challenged the community in managing potential damages, physical, environmental and economic losses due to pollution and contamination from man-made hazards. The development of this professional project has revealed some pathways to environmental protection for the Aneth Chapter, which could be the first Navajo Nation Chapter to move towards the development of a plan for mitigation of man-made hazards based upon the identification ...


Southern Nevada Agency Partnership Cultural Site Stewardship Program – Program Expansion And Steward Retention: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending June 30, 2010, Margaret N. Rees 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Southern Nevada Agency Partnership Cultural Site Stewardship Program – Program Expansion And Steward Retention: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending June 30, 2010, Margaret N. Rees

Cultural Site Stewardship Program

  • Preserve America Steward awarded to Public Lands Institute and ICSST
  • CSSP awarded Las Vegas annual “Historical Preservation Award”

Twenty new volunteers participated in site survey training and rock art recording classes. Additional classes are being prepared for early July 2010 in gps navigation and map and compass training for site steward coordinators who will assist with training to general stewards.

All newly accrued stewards have been introduced to sites in Clark County. Locations in the Gold Butte area have been successfully reinforced after a decrease of eight volunteers due to difficult economic conditions in Mesquite. Regional Coordinators have been instrumental ...


El Mundial De Sudafrica A Medio Camino, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

El Mundial De Sudafrica A Medio Camino, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Ha transcurrido la mitad del mundial de Sudáfrica y ya quedan algunos elementos interesantes que bien vale la pena analizarlos, porque algunos de ellos probablemente tendrán importantes repercusiones hacia el futuro del fútbol mundial.

Lo primero y más importante es la legitimidad de la sede africana en la organización del mundial. Se rompió el prejuicio que dictaba la imposibilidad de que los africanos pudieran organizar un evento mundial de esta magnitud, debido a las concepciones racistas que priman mundialmente en los medios de comunicación, en las entidades empresariales que auspician estos eventos, en los clubes (hinchas, dirigentes y deportistas) de ...


Specifying And Sourcing Materials For Best Practice Sustainable Education Facility, Rick Best 2010 Bond University

Specifying And Sourcing Materials For Best Practice Sustainable Education Facility, Rick Best

Rick Best

The new building that houses the Mirvac School of Sustainable Development at Bond University (Australia), opened in June 2008, is the first education building in Australia to receive a rating of six Green Stars under the Green Building Council of Australia's environmental rating scheme. It was awarded the RICS Sustainability prize for 2009. The building features a wide range of techniques and initiatives that combine to make the building a landmark for sustainable design and building in Australia and beyond. Central to the design is a range of technologies including extensive use of recycled materials, particularly Australian hardwood, onsite ...


Mb Más Mb Más Mb, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

Mb Más Mb Más Mb, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

En Chile las relaciones entre el presidente Sebastián Piñera y el entrenador de la selección nacional de fútbol – Marcelo Bielsa- no son buenas. Piñera, por razones políticas, busca aproximarse a los resultados exitosos de la selección y a su entrenador, como el rostro visible del proceso de cambio del fútbol chileno. Con mayor razón si el presidente tiene afinidad con el deporte -en tanto es propietario de acciones en Colo Colo e hincha de Universidad Católica- y con la política, por ser candidato primero y luego presidente por la derecha, lo cual le hace buscar una estrategia de cercanía con ...


Economía De La (In)Seguridad Ciudadana, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

Economía De La (In)Seguridad Ciudadana, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Ponencia presentada para la American Friends Service Committee en Buenos Aires (Argentina) el 16 de junio de 2010


Inseguridad Para Los Pobres En Ciudades Latinoamericanas, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

Inseguridad Para Los Pobres En Ciudades Latinoamericanas, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Ponencia presentada en el marco del Taller SUR Corporación de Estudios Sociales y Educación, desarrollado en Santiago de Chile el 24 de junio de 2010


El Fútbol Postnacional, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

El Fútbol Postnacional, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Hemos entrado en un nueva era del fútbol: ¡la época postnacional! La difusión del fútbol se inicia a mediados del siglo XIX cuando desde Inglaterra y de la mano de sus inversiones empiezan a irradiarse a escala mundial; cuestión que se consolida en la década de los años setenta gracias a la coincidencia de dos hechos históricos: la descolonización africana y asiática, y la política de universalización de la FIFA, lo cual configura el hecho de que este deporte ha sido previo a la globalilización. Este proceso tuvo su expresión en la consolidación institucional de la FIFA con sus seis ...


En El Límite De La Vida: La Violencia Fronteriza, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

En El Límite De La Vida: La Violencia Fronteriza, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Ponencia presentada en el marco del Seminario Internacional "Es posible gobernar la ciudad en zonas de frontera", organizado por IRDC y FLACSO Ecuador, Quito 22.06.2010


Gender Representation In Architectural Engineering - Is It All In The Name?, Pamalee Brady, Allen Estes 2010 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Gender Representation In Architectural Engineering - Is It All In The Name?, Pamalee Brady, Allen Estes

Architectural Engineering

Under-representation of women in engineering is of concern as the decreasing supply of qualified engineers continues to plague the nation’s advancement. Understanding what factors influence choices of engineering disciplines has the potential for altering education to accommodate a more diverse student body that can be successful in engineering. University statistics reflect that the Architectural Engineering program at this school is comprised of 35% women, while the other engineering programs attract at best 20% women and at worst 5% women. The Architectural Engineering program at this university is in fact one of the most intense structural engineering programs in the ...


Exceed Ii: Advanced Training For Even Better Teaching, Debra Larson, Allen Estes, Norman Dennis, Ronald Welch, Carol Considine 2010 Northern Arizona University

Exceed Ii: Advanced Training For Even Better Teaching, Debra Larson, Allen Estes, Norman Dennis, Ronald Welch, Carol Considine

Architectural Engineering

In 2007, the American Society of Civil Engineering’s Committee on Faculty Development (CFD) conducted a longitudinal survey of all the past participants of the ExCEEd Teaching Workshop (ETW). The CFD received 173 responses, representing 40% of the ETW population at that time, to its survey about skills and the long term value of ETW. Important to this paper, 73% of the survey respondents said that they were interested in attending a post, advanced ETW. Motivated by these survey results, the CFD began its planning for a pilot ExCEEd II workshop during the 2008-2009 academic year. In the summer of ...


Interdisciplinary Design: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly, Jill Nelson, Brent Nuttall, Allen Estes 2010 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Interdisciplinary Design: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly, Jill Nelson, Brent Nuttall, Allen Estes

Architectural Engineering

Today’s students are faced with far different challenges upon graduation than those encountered in past years. One of the most significant of these challenges is the need to work within the framework of integrated project delivery where all disciplines work as a cohesive team to produce a project. In 2004, the Construction Management Department at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo,CA began teaching a three credit hour design/build course focused on integrated project delivery. That course, taught primarily to construction management students, has now evolved into a true interdisciplinary experience that is taught in a ...


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