Natural Bridge (Images of America)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.96 MB Downloadable formats: PDF During the same period a span was constructed over the Harlem River Drive with access to it, and several of the approaches were rebuilt. What is the best architecture to bridge to XMPP? Southwark Bridge - painted yellow and green - was originally built between 1814-1819 by John Rennie the Elder and was purchased by the City of London in 1868. It is built with local materials and highly sustainable in energy and water use. Within a few blocks in any direction of where I...
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A Jewel in New England: Photography & Inspirational

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.92 MB Downloadable formats: PDF If you would like to send additional information, corrections, if you have comments or questions, or if you would like to give me any kind of feedback on this site, please send e-mail to jroberts@fortwortharchitecture.com. The whole route is a double-decker construction, with an expressway running above a railway. Our polyurethane cornice mouldings are offered pre-primed in one piece multi-profile cornice sections of 12′ or 16′ for an easy low cost installation. (more…)...
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Maine's Covered Bridges

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.17 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Piéce maitress: The French phrase for the architecturally dominant feature of a castle, which in most castles was the keep or donjon, or can be applied to the great gatehouse which took the position of the keep. All have served as models to fifty generations of triumphant militarists home from their conquests, including Napoleon Bonaparte, who commissioned the famous Arc de Triomphe (1806-36) in Paris, a masterpiece of 19th century architecture. (See also the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, designed by Carl Gotthard Langhans: 1789-94.) Triumphal arches perfectly expressed...
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Bridges: Photographs by Kevin Woyce

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.25 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The photo was taken on the day of inauguration. Traditionally, the square is one of the main entrances to the city Purmerend. The conical tower inside the Great Enclosure in Great Zimbabwe, a medieval city built by a prosperous culture. The agora embodied the newfound respect for social justice received through open debate rather than imperial mandate. Here, a number of innovative hop- overs and hop-over bike bridges will be realized. Kansas State University is one of only three institutions — and the only public...
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American Covered Bridges

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.43 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Image courtesy of Gretchen Ranger The part of a church, generally located toward or in the apse, reserved for clergy and singers. (This photograph was taken looking down the nave toward the apse. The initial invention of the watermill appears to have occurred in the hellenized eastern Mediterranean in the wake of the conquests of Alexander the Great and the rise of Hellenistic science and technology. [50] [51] [52] In the subsequent Roman era, the use of water-power was diversified and different types of watermills were introduced. (more…)...
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Richard Misrach: Golden Gate

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.03 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Outer curtain wall: The curtain wall surrounding the outer bailey. Scarped wall: A wall of a fortification dating from the 14th century, which was developed to offset the effect the artillery on normal walls. The piers called for the excavation of 30,000 cubic yards of mud, silt and London clay. The bridge-deck concrete-slab units were cast at an onsite pre-casting yard. The main span over the Harlem River is a swing-type bridge. (more…)...
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Bridgeport (WV) (Images of America)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.57 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Oh, yes, and at the Pyrmont side, where none of these official openings took place, there is a very simple little plaque that says "RTA 1995". This feature, which channeled the weight of the ceiling onto weight-bearing piers or columns at a much steeper angle than was previously possible with the Romanesque 'rounded' arches, permitted architects to raise vaults much higher and thus create the impression of 'reaching towards heaven'. (more…)...
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The Golden Gate: San Francisco's Celebrated Bridge

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.37 MB Downloadable formats: PDF In January of 1951 the Authority submitted a very favorable preliminary report, stating that a bridge could be built and financed with revenue bonds for $86,000,000 but because of the shortage of materials due to the Korean outbreak, legislation to finance and build the structure was delayed until early in 1952. Incidentally it may be noted that the Emperor Augustus (31-14 BCE), of the golden age of Rome, who is said to have boasted that he transformed Rome from a city of brick to a city of marble,...
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American Bridges: A Pictorial History

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.59 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Following the 1965, 1977 and 2003 Blackouts and most famously after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, the bridge was used by people in Manhattan to leave the city after subway service was suspended. Stronghold: A fortress, or a fortified or defensible place. The opening of the bridge in 1883 was marred by the deaths of twelve pedestrians, who were trampled during a panic set off by a shouted warning, anonymous and groundless, that the bridge was in danger of imminent collapse. (more…)...
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Bridgeport (CT) (Postcard History Series)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.61 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Beams used in buildings may vary in cross sectional shape. The purpose of the proposed bridge hardware is to provide a compact, ready-made, and easy-to-use solution that enables interfacing of commercial general-purpose image sensors with simple microcontrollers that are low-cost and easy-to-program (such as 8051 [ 2, 3 ], AVR [ 4 ], and PIC [ 5 ]). Throne Hall of Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea The basic construction form is more or less similar to Eastern Asian building system. (more…)...
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