The essay discusses the importance of the public domain and how it has declined over time. It argues that the public domain is still important and can be revived by making it more visible and accessible.
The essay discusses the gambling industry in Melbourne, with a focus on the Crown Casino. It describes the history of the casino and its design, as well as the controversy surrounding it.
The book “Practical Guide to Simple Sustainability” provides readers with an introduction to sustainability and how they can make simple changes in their lives to improve their health and protect the environment.
Makkah is a holy city located in Saudi Arabia. It is the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad and the site of the Masjid al-Haram, the holiest site in Islam. Muslims from all over the world come to Makkah to perform the Hajj pilgrimage at least once in their lifetime. The city has undergone significant changes over its long history, but it remains an important center of Islamic pilgrimage and an iconic symbol of Arab culture and tradition.
This essay looks at eight different architects who have been asked to design projects that take the movement of wind into account. Each architect has approached the task in a different way, depending on the location of their project and the specific needs of their client.
In his essay “Architecture and Power”, Hirst discusses how the physical structure of buildings can be used to disseminate power through vision. He uses the panopticon as a prime example of how this works, and also discusses how other buildings such as the White House and UN Headquarters use similar techniques.
This essay compares and contrasts the Ottoman and Mughal empires. It discusses their similarities in terms of economic and cultural development, but also highlights their political differences, with the Ottoman Empire being ruled by a monarchy and the Mughal Empire being ruled by an emperor.
This essay discusses the history of Ellis Island, the immigration process, the Ellis Island experience, and the impacts of Ellis Island.
The essay discusses the Carolingian Empire and how its traditions helped shape the Early Middle Ages. It describes Charlemagne’s efforts to promote education and standardize writing and language, as well as the impact of the Carolingian Renaissance on architecture.
The Impact of Digital Technology on Architecture and Urban Planning: A Review of William J. Mitchell’s “City of Bits”
In City of Bits, William J. Mitchell explores how digital technology is changing architectural design and urban planning. He argues that digital technology will lead to changes in both architecture and urban planning, making buildings cheaper and more flexible and cities more responsive to the needs of individual residents.