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Iowa: Reconstructing The Farm Unit, Peter P. Goché 2010 Iowa State University

Iowa: Reconstructing The Farm Unit, Peter P. Goché

Architecture Conference Proceedings and Presentations

The natural space of Iowa was reinvented in the nineteenth century as a reflection of the rationality of capital production. The product of this rationality was the overlay of a grid system of surveys that indiscriminately subdivided the land—subduing its embodied natural and cultural characteristics.


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 ...


Moultrie Tech To Renovate, Add Library, 2010 Kennesaw State University

Moultrie Tech To Renovate, Add Library

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article features the renovation plan for Moultrie Technical College's Turner County Campus in Georgia. The present break room will reportedly be reformed into areas for coffee break and vending systems and a computer-equipped library. It is stated that books on business administrative technology, early childhood care and education and industrial electrical construction will be made available in the library to students and community members.


Leadership, Libraries, Leed For The Future, Kathryn S. Ames, Greg Heid 2010 Athens Regional Library System

Leadership, Libraries, Leed For The Future, Kathryn S. Ames, Greg Heid

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article discusses the use of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) principles in the design of the modern public library. It is stated that an LEED-certified library will have lower costs in energy, systems replacement and maintenance through the use of light-emitting diode (LED) lighting and efficient heating and air conditioning, but that due to special materials, the up-front expense is higher. The inspection of the facility throughout its construction is also noted.


Forsyth's Hampton Park Library To Open Early In 2010, 2010 Kennesaw State University

Forsyth's Hampton Park Library To Open Early In 2010

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article features the opening of the Forsyth County Public Library branch in Hampton Park, southern Forsyth County, Georgia in February 2010. The 23,500 square-foot building will reportedly house a collection of 60,000 items including books, children's and adult educational digital video discs (DVDs), music compact discs (CDs) and multimedia programs. It is stated that the facility is environment friendly and has programmable thermostats for heating and cooling control.


Ten Broeck Cottage For Sears Company/Willis Group Holding In Columbia County, New York, Messana O'Rorke 2010 Washington University in St. Louis

Ten Broeck Cottage For Sears Company/Willis Group Holding In Columbia County, New York, Messana O'Rorke

Building Case Studies

Material of interest: Metal.

Material used: Corten steel.

Material properties: Corten Steel was used for the exterior cladding of this structure. This type of metal is created due to natural rusting. It allows for the building facade to age naturally without regular maintenance.


Conference Crystal For Eurovital Immobilien Gmbh In Iselsberg, Austria, MHM Architects 2010 Washington University in St. Louis

Conference Crystal For Eurovital Immobilien Gmbh In Iselsberg, Austria, Mhm Architects

Building Case Studies

Material of interest: Glass.

Material used: Glass.

Properties of materials: Glass is used to provide views out to the mountain range from all areas within the building. At the sam time, this type of facade creates an interesting effect when the landscape reflects off the glass surfaces.


Archi-Union Architects Office, Archi-Union Architects 2010 Washington University in St. Louis

Archi-Union Architects Office, Archi-Union Architects

Building Case Studies

This is a low-tech, simple material applied to create an undulating surface


World Expo 2010-Wanke (2049), Xiang Lu 2010 Washington University in St. Louis

World Expo 2010-Wanke (2049), Xiang Lu

Building Case Studies

The first impression of this building would be seven golden wheat buttresses. And the actural material of this building is wheat straws. Known as agricultural discards, 95% of wheat straws and 5% environmental friendly adhesive made this unique material. And instead of burning these wheat straws and producing more CO2, it is more sustainable to make them into building materials.


Windsor Police Department, Roth Sheppard Architects 2010 Washington University in St. Louis

Windsor Police Department, Roth Sheppard Architects

Building Case Studies

It is composed of two sloped metal structures that contain separate programs within the police department. A pre-engineered metal building is the location of “nonessential” storage and support, while the “essential” operations and offices are held within a metal building with an eye-catching transparent lobby and masonry base.


Heavy Metal, Hufft Projects 2010 Washington University in St. Louis

Heavy Metal, Hufft Projects

Building Case Studies

Custom perforated steel panels form the envelope. Perforations based on programmatic and climate responses.


Holmenkollen Ski Jump, JDS Architects 2010 Washington University in St. Louis

Holmenkollen Ski Jump, Jds Architects

Building Case Studies

The use of steel as the main structure elements is offset by using a lighter metal fabric for the enclosure. These elements allow the form of the project to flow so that it can incorporate three stages of visibility: the far-away panorama, the close-up at the foot of the slope and the view outward from the top.


Teshima Art Museum, Ryue Nishizawa 2010 Washington University in St. Louis

Teshima Art Museum, Ryue Nishizawa

Building Case Studies

the 25cm thick concrete shell acts as the enclosure and the structure of the installation space.


La Tallera, Frida Escobedo 2010 Washington University in St. Louis

La Tallera, Frida Escobedo

Building Case Studies

Using concrete as a screen, giving it a light appearance despite concretes typical, solid, heavy structure.


Black Political Power And Its Impact On Federal Housing Subsidy Program 235 (I) In Charlotte, North Carolina, Terry Leon Bellamy 2010 Iowa State University

Black Political Power And Its Impact On Federal Housing Subsidy Program 235 (I) In Charlotte, North Carolina, Terry Leon Bellamy

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This paper presents an analysis of the Federal Housing Act program 235(i) and the convergence of the growing Black political power in Charlotte, North Carolina in the 1980's. The project analyzes the housing market in Charlotte, placing significant emphasis on the levels of Black home ownership, and addresses the racial and political climate that shaped how FHA 235(i) was utilized in the city. The paper provides planning and policy recommendations in the context of addressing racial and class issues that must be rectified to permit substantive change. The research also explained how the Black middle class was ...


B S News January/February, 2010 Technological University Dublin

B S News January/February

Building Services Engineering

No abstract provided.


Deep East Texas Grave Markers: Types, Styles, And Motifs, Nancy Adgent, Perky Beisel, George Avery 2010 Stephen F Austin State University

Deep East Texas Grave Markers: Types, Styles, And Motifs, Nancy Adgent, Perky Beisel, George Avery

CRHR: Archaeology

Grave markers are often the only physical evidence of a person’s existence and offer opportunities for even ordinary people to ‘speak’ from the grave. Sometimes the deceased selects the marker or leaves instructions for its composition.

In modern times, the grieving family typically chooses the type, style, motif, and inscription according to commercial availability, aesthetic appeal, and budgetary constraints. A cemetery visitor will likely have no idea of the actual circumstances that caused a particular marker to have its shape, design, and decorative elements.

Like other possessions, markers are subject to fashion trends and since the advent of mass ...


Feasibility Study Of Solar Driven Underground Cooling System, Michel E. Shafik 2010 University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Feasibility Study Of Solar Driven Underground Cooling System, Michel E. Shafik

Architectural Engineering -- Dissertations and Student Research

In the United States the peak electrical use occurs during the summer. In addition, the building sector consumes a major portion of the annual electrical energy consumption. One of the main energy consuming components in the building sector is the Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) systems. This research studies the feasibility of implementing a solar driven underground cooling system that could contribute to reducing building cooling loads. The developed system consists of an Earth-to-Air Heat Exchanger (EAHE) coupled with a solar chimney that provides a natural cool draft to the test facility building at the Solar Energy Research Test Facility ...


City United, Park Fragmented, Heidi M. Hohmann 2010 Iowa State University

City United, Park Fragmented, Heidi M. Hohmann

Landscape Architecture Publications

The Common Cry of Urban Development, "if you want to make an omelette, you've got to break some eggs," definitely applies to Boston's Big Dig, which has been an eggbeater in the heart of Boston for the past 20 years. Today the benefits of the demolition are clearly apparent in the open spaces of the Rose Kennedy Greenway that now stands in place of the elevated Central Artery.


Spotlight On Construction, 2010 Kennesaw State University

Spotlight On Construction

Georgia Library Quarterly

Photographs in Georgia of the under construction Hamilton Mill branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library System, the Whitesburg Public Library and the Griffin Campus of the University of Georgia along with more detailed information on them are presented.


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