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  • This guide will teach you how to cast concrete cylinders for compressive strength testing. It covers the reasons you are performing this test, the equipment needed, and the procedure of ASTM C31. It is intended to be a supplement to reading the ASTM as well as a study tool for the ACI exam.

    ASTM C31 - Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field

    ASTM C31 - Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field

    by Melissa Clason0

  • How do artists or architects visually present ideas in their works? How does the audience understand the message? Read on to find out more about how to derive meaning from art and architecture.

    Meaning Behind Art and Architecture

    Meaning Behind Art and Architecture

    by Kathleen Odenthal16

  • Have you ever wondered what organic architecture looks like? Does the name Frank Lloyd Wright ring a bell? Wonder no more as you check out this short list of organic architectural marvels.

    5 Beautiful Examples of Organic Architecture

    5 Beautiful Examples of Organic Architecture

    by Rachel Vega33

  • Maine has over 60 lighthouses located along its rocky coastline. They come in all sizes and shapes and offer visitors numerous opportunities to admire these popular seaside towers.

    The Lighthouses of Maine

    The Lighthouses of Maine

    by Harry Nielsen2

  • Man's motivation to build higher is based on national pride as well as the need to conserve real estate. Here are the tallest buildings in the world now and those planned for the future.

    The Tallest Buildings in the World & What's Next

    The Tallest Buildings in the World & What's Next

    by Chris Mills11

  • The monolithic churches of Ethiopia are some of the greatest architectural marvels in Africa. These churches are carved out of single rock structures.

    Monolithic Churches of Ethiopia

    Monolithic Churches of Ethiopia

    by Haley0

  • The Barcelona Pavilion, Mies van der Rohe's iconic work of modern architecture, is a unique perceptual experience shaped using techniques such as symmetry, staging, and reflectivity.

    Barcelona Pavilion: Techniques of Perception

    Barcelona Pavilion: Techniques of Perception

    by Victoria Anne3

  • Balinese architecture is strongly influenced by traditional Balinese Hinduism beliefs. This photo gallery shows a collection of gates and gardens found in homes and temples across the island. The photos were taken by the author in Sanur, Ubud, and Nusa Lembongan in Bali, Indonesia.

    Balinese Architecture - Gates and Gardens

    Balinese Architecture - Gates and Gardens

    by Viet Doan0

  • This article showcases my art collection of river rock homes in Southern California. Most of these homes were built between 1900 and 1920 and are located in the San Gabriel Valley near the mountains where the rocks are located.

    Vintage River Rock Homes in Los Angeles County, CA

    Vintage River Rock Homes in Los Angeles County, CA

    by Sherry Venegas21

  • Architects are in most cases not interested to design economical buildings for their clients. When you've plans to build a home for yourself, you should know some of the basics for cheap building.

    How Much Will It Cost to Build Your New House?

    How Much Will It Cost to Build Your New House?

    by Buildreps3

  • Church architecture refers to the architecture of buildings of Christian churches. It has evolved over the two thousand years of the Christian religion, Given below are the fundamental features which are used in church architecture.

    Church Architecture Terminologies

    Church Architecture Terminologies

    by Mugdha0

  • Major plans are afoot to turn the Los Angeles drainage ditch into a real river. One section has already been restored and the city has funding for the rest. This could be a cool tourist spot soon.

    The Building of a Real Los Angeles River

    The Building of a Real Los Angeles River

    by watergeek16

  • Today, the White City is a trendy section of Tel Aviv, Israel and a UNESCO Heritage Site. Originally, parts of the large urban area were built by German-Jewish architecture students after they had fled Nazi Germany.

    Where Is the White City? And Why Is It Important Today?

    Where Is the White City? And Why Is It Important Today?

    by Harry Nielsen2

  • A look at some of the more classic Manchester architecture, and the influence of gothic in architecture in Manchester that form an interesting juxtaposition with the citys' more modern architecture.

    Architecture in Manchester, UK

    Architecture in Manchester, UK

    by Matt Doran0

  • The Ruins of Tulum, near Cancun, Mexico, have many stark similarities to Solomon's Temple in the Old Testament. These similarities are too great to be mere coincidence.

    Tulum Ruins: America's Solomon's Temple

    Tulum Ruins: America's Solomon's Temple

    by kbdressman5

  • Ancient Roman architecture adopted the external language of classical Greek architecture for the purposes of the ancient Romans, but differed from Greek buildings, becoming a new architectural style.

    Terminologies in Roman Architecture

    Terminologies in Roman Architecture

    by Mugdha0

  • Chicago architect George W. Maher was influential in the development of the Prairie Style of architecture for which Frank Lloyd Wright was more famous. This is a photo gallery of 23 of his Chicago area homes.

    Photo Gallery: The Houses of Architect George W. Maher

    Photo Gallery: The Houses of Architect George W. Maher

    by John C Thomas5

  • This guide will teach you how to perform the slump test on hydraulic cement concrete. It covers the reasons you are performing this test, the equipment needed, and the procedure of ASTM C143. It is intended to be a supplement to reading the ASTM as well as a study tool for the ACI exam.

    ASTM Standard Test Method C143: Slump of Hydraulic Cement Concrete

    ASTM Standard Test Method C143: Slump of Hydraulic Cement Concrete

    by Melissa Clason0

  • The American foursquare house is present in almost every urban neighborhood developed in the first half of the 20th century. Due to its inexpensive, yet practical, spacious, and attractive design, the American foursquare became the dwelling of choice for families looking to buy or build new homes at a reasonable price across the United States.

    American Foursquare House Style

    American Foursquare House Style

    by Haunty7

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