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Contemporary Spatial Publicness: Its New Characteristics and Democratic Possibilities
In this study, we explore the recognition of publicness as understood by everyday users of public space. By analyzing news articles in South Korea selected from 1 January 2010, to 31 December 2018, this study examines a ...
The Value of Green Infrastructure on Vacant and Residential Land in Roanoke, Virginia
Using the City of Roanoke, Virginia as a study site, this paper quantifies the forest structure, ecosystem services and values of vacant and residential land. Single family residential land had more trees (1,683,000) than ...
Urban Residential Building Energy Consumption by End-Use in Malawi
Buildings account for about 40% of the global energy consumption and this energy demand is projected to continue growing over the next few decades. Residential buildings are responsible for over 60% of this consumption ...
What Park Visitors Survey Tells Us: Comparing Three Elevated Parks—The High Line, 606, and High Bridge
Many cities have replaced abandoned transportation infrastructure with an elevated park to gain increased economic benefits by developing old fabric. By following this trend, most studies to this point have only focused ...
Awareness and Attitude of College Students Majoring in Landscape Architecture towards the Sustainable Development
Reflecting the interest in sustainable development (SD), researches on the attitude toward SD have been steadily conducted for various groups. To explore the characteristics of awareness and attitude of college students ...
Diagrammatic Practices: The Office of Frederick L. Ackerman and "Architectural Graphic Standards"
(University of California Press, 2005-03)
The office of Frederick Ackerman (1878-1950) was the source of the first modern architectural handbook, Architectural Graphic Standards (1932), which was intended as a radical manifesto. Basing his practice on the economic ...
Counteracting high winds with low pressure: Development and testing of a new roof vent system
(College Publishing, 2011-01-01)
Roof system failures are common during high wind events. In locations subject to high wind conditions, membrane roofing systems must typically be either physically attached or fully adhered to the substrate or ballast may ...
Vibration Analysis and Design of a Structure Subjected to Human Walking Excitations
Annoying building floor vibrations have become a serious serviceability issue. This is mainly due to decrease in the system mass resulting from the use of higher strength materials; use of computer-assisted design and the ...
Adventures in Radon and Moisture Mitigation