Essays Tagged: "old buildings"

Modern development should be given precedence over the preservation of historic buildings so that contemporary needs can be served

odern construction with more lands requirement is an urgent problem for almost every nation. Should old buildings give way to modern development in order to serve contemporary needs? The speaker prefe ... s architectures, for instance, Egyptian Pyramid and the Great Wall of China, keep a vivid record of old people's wisdom and hard work. They are not only great architects, but also an emblem of the nat ...

(3 pages) 39 1 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

An Introduction to a cartoon in Hong Kong--"McMug and McDull."

features of this cartoon is found in its strong connection with life in Kong Kong. For example, the old buildings and the local shops mirror our tradition and life styles in a lively way.Perhaps it's ...

(1 pages) 1517 1 2.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The mystery customer project.

numerous rest homes, big and small hotels, and modern facilities for tourism and entertainment. The old buildings were restored and new houses in ancient style were built.Festa Panorama is a three ... nd is located by the pedestrian promenade of New Nessebar, around 100 m. from the beach. The famous old town of Nessebar, with its many sights, restaurants, cafés, taverns and small shops, is a 10-mi ...

(7 pages) 86 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The reasons why re-urbanization as opposed to suburbanization has become a common process in some parts of the world.

tation is in place, all there is to be done is to build up the buildings around the Docklands. Many old buildings can be re built as well. For example, old warehouses could be remodeled to become stud ...

(1 pages) 39 2 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A guide to Recife Brazil

his coastal city. Many come to see historic sites of the seventeenth and eighteenth century such as old buildings, churches, and historical monuments.Many tourists also come to see the white sandy bea ...

(2 pages) 56 0 4.2 May/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Poe and gothic literature

es the grotesque, mysterious and desolate. Common components of gothic novels included doom, death, old buildings with ghosts in them, decay, terror, mystery, the supernatural, madness, hereditary and ... his lost Lenore. As Poe makes no mention of a fire, it is safe to assume that the chamber is very cold as well, as it's near midnight in December" (Poe's 3).Poe also uses metaphors and allusions. His ...

(4 pages) 64 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Preserving City's Old, Historic Buildings

f our society. Therefore, I truly believe that every city-administration should try to preserve the old, historic buildings.All over the world many buildings are preserved in their authentic appearanc ... cture and their replacement with modern buildings can be called 'barbarity'. Nevertheless, a lot of old buildings belonging to the historical heritage of the world are protected by UNESCO.It is a fact ...

(1 pages) 1353 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Melbournes Sin City

spectacular buildings, some of which still remain today. Because these were built right after the gold rush they were higher than buildings had been previously, these new buildings were about 8-9 sto ... than buildings had been previously, these new buildings were about 8-9 storeys high compared to the old buildings being 3-4 storeys high. Sin city was around the same time as boom time when money was ...

(4 pages) 821 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Brick Making

Brick MakingAric McCoySection 01Brick MakingBrick is one of the oldest manufactured building materials. Ancient records and excavations show that brick construction ... s back more than 5000 years. Brick making was a highly respected skill in early civilizations. Many old masonry walls bore evidence of royal support for the craftsman who made the bricks. Royal seals ... is used in concrete to give it strength in modern construction.� After the adobe brick were molded into shape, they were placed in the sun to dry. Adobe brick are still used in a few countries ...

(14 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology