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The Leicester Arch and the Temple of Janus
(Leicester Mercury Media Group Ltd, 2007-12)
Sir Edwin Lutyens was one of the foremost English architects of his day and was invited in 1919 to design a war memorial for the city of Leicester. For Lutyens the architectural challenge was to express in stone the profound ...
Green construction in India: Gaining a deeper understanding
Environmental concerns have moved from being a fringe issue in any project to main agenda items at senior executive meetings (Walton et al. 1998). Massive construction activity is taking place globally to accommodate the ...
Local Constraints on Sustainable Tourism Development in Africa; the Nigerian Example
The growth of tourism in Africa, the second largest continent in the world in recent years has been rapid, especially in areas where there is social stability. Though still very much lacking in tourism supporting ...
Promoting sustainable tourism through landscape architecture in developing countries: Case study of Nigeria
(Salford University, 2009)
The benefits associated with recreation and tourism is widely acknowledged, which is especially the case when the effects on stress and the enhancing impact on well-being and productivity are considered. This is why society ...
Laser Cut Book: The Farnese Gardens, Rome
The work shows two architectural models shown in the context of the Farnese Gardens, Rome. The design and manufacture of the work combines digital design, digital fabrication and traditional book binding techniques. The ...
Emergent space diagrams: the application of swarm intelligence to the problem of automatic plan generation.
(Les Presses de l'Université de Montréal, Montréal, 2009)
Sniffing space II: the use of artificial ant colonies to generate circulation patterns in buildings.
(Les Presses de l'Université de Montréal, 2009)
Simulation and experimental investigation into diffusion absorption cooling machines for air-conditioning applications
The paper presents the development, experimental analysis and simulation of a solar heat driven ammonia/water (NH3/H2O) diffusion–absorption cooling machine (DACM). The designed cooling capacity of the machine is 2.5 kW ...