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  Building - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A building as a shelter represents a physical division of the human habitat into the inside (a place of comfort and safety) and the outside (a place that at times may be harsh and harmful).
Buildings are an inseparable and in most cases an essential part of basic attributes of a human life, such as home, family, work, and sex.
Buildings can be used to express a religious belief (see Religious architecture), make a political statement (see Freedom Tower; Nazi architecture; Stalinist architecture), or serve as status symbols that reflect the wealth and high social status of their owners (see Egyptian pyramids; Mansion; World's tallest structures).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Building   (538 words)

 The Cyclorama Building Home Page-Historic Canada/U.S. Border Landmark
This building, which dates back to 1888 and contrary to popular belief was not used for bicycle races, definitely exudes a sense of the past from the first time you walk into its impressive atrium.
The "Crucifixion" is in the Shrine of Ste.
The building was acquired by the City of Buffalo from the Duquesne Investment Co. for $40,000 in 1910, and then deeded to the Grosvenor Library in 1913.
www.grasmick.com /ourhome.htm   (4481 words)

The current plan is the build the new church on the cleared land between the mobile home park and the creek.
By green we mean using sustainable building materials (such as, possibly, straw bale walls) and doing everything possible to minimize our impact on the land (such as orientating the building for minimal direct sun light and maximum natural cooling, and possibly even something as radical as rainwater collection).
Build a new building to house new religious education classrooms, offices, fellowship hall/temporary sanctuary.
www.liveoakuu.org /building.html   (4133 words)

 MoDNR Green Office Building   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The building's name was chosen to honor the Lewis and Clark expedition in their spirit of discovery, diplomacy and stewardship and to commemorate the bicentennial of their journey.
Building occupants are expected to use 470,850 gallons of water in toilets annually.
The building was designed by BNIM Architects in Kansas City, led by principals Bob Berkebile and Steve McDowell, with architects Laura Lesniewski and Kimberly Hickson.
www.dnr.mo.gov /greenbldg   (1864 words)

 Metal Building Depot.Com - FAQ
When it comes to pre-fabricated steel buildings it would be difficult to find a like structure to compare with the low cost of a steel building.
For example, the end wall of the building is the End-Frame, and the distance between the End-Frame and the next column/rafter section is the Bay Space, or the distance between two column/rafter sections.
Every metal building that we ship is engineered to comply with regional building codes, wind load and snow load requirements (as stated on your plans).
www.metalbuildingdepot.com /aspx/faq.aspx   (1763 words)

 Pinellas County Building Department
The primary objective of the Pinellas County Building Department is to protect the public's life, health, safety and welfare as it relates to standard construction practices.
The Pinellas County Building Department is presently issuing building permits and enforcing the land development regulations for a few of the barrier island beach communities.
The Pinellas County Building Department is committed to progressive building safety inspections, superior public service, courteous public contact, judicious exercise of authority and sound management of public resources, to meet the building needs and concerns of our citizens today and tomorrow.
www.pinellascounty.org /build/default.htm   (311 words)

 EERE: Building Energy Efficiency   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The building envelope includes everything that separates the interior of a building from the outdoor environment, including the windows, walls, foundation, basement slab, ceiling, roof, and insulation.
Measurement and verification of building performance is an important aspect of commissioning new buildings.
In urban areas, building energy efficiency is hampered by higher urban temperatures, an effect known as urban heat islands.
www.eere.energy.gov /EE/buildings.html   (412 words)

Blueprints (plans) are submitted for review to the building division by architects, engineers, contractors and property owners, ensuring compliance with state and local codes including life safety issues, structural integrity, disabled accessibility and energy efficiency.
Building Inspectors ensure that buildings and structures are within the parameters requested by the architect or engineer.
Building Division staff members are professionally certified, educated and experienced in the various aspects of construction including design, review and inspection.
www.ci.covina.ca.us /departments/devsrvs/building.htm   (253 words)

 Ultimate Buildings, Inc., Statesville, North Carolina - Metal Building Contractors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
With his extensive experience in the construction of metal buildings, Travis was able to provide some details in laying out the building that saved us both time and money.
The building is strong and fireproof and a lifetime building.
I had viewed numerous buildings before deciding to purchase from your company and was impressed by the outward look and design of your building.
www.ultimate-building.com /testimonial.htm   (1094 words)

 Welcome to The City of Margate, Florida :: Official Municipal Website
The Building Division reviews and issues building permits and Certificates of Occupancy, performs field inspections, and provides expertise on the 2001 Florida Building Code [FBC], Zoning and Sign Ordinances and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
This guide is intended to help you understand why building permits are required, what information must be submitted to obtain a permit, and how the inspection process works.
However, it is recommended that you contact Building Department personnel and confirm that the work planned falls within the repairs category and does not require a permit.
www.margatefl.com /building   (1645 words)

 Building Sciences
The performance of the building envelope is critical for its effective operation...
Established in 1986, Building Sciences is one of the UK's leading specialists in building envelope design, construction and testing.
As of April 2006 more building types than ever before are required to undergo post completion testing to comply with the amended Building Regulations.
www.building-sciences.co.uk   (208 words)

 Building Permit Dept - City of Cheyenne
Building Inspectors are ICBO certified within one year of employment with the City.
Continual progress in code development and the building process requires competent, trained personnel who are experienced in the industry and its practices.
You can fill out the Building Permit Application on line, print out the application, fill in your subcontractors, sign it and include the fees when bringing in application or mailing it with plans for the project.
www.cheyennecity.org /building.htm   (458 words)

 Renzo Piano, Fox & Fowle Architects. New York Times Company New Headquarters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At the base of the building, an atrium is surrounded on three sides by floating concrete slabs to create an open urban landscape.
In addition to permitting a high-degree of energy efficiency in heating and cooling the building, the ceramic tubes will take on the changing color of the sky during the course of the day as light focuses on it from different angles.
The building will be set back 17 feet along Eighth Avenue and eight feet along 40th and 41st Street in order to facilitate pedestrian circulation.
www.arcspace.com /architects/piano/NYT/index_a.htm   (1046 words)

 Boat Building
The intrigue of building a birch bark canoe lies in the fact that all the materials necessary to build a boat can be sustainably harvested from a healthy boreal forest; birch bark, cedar, spruce root, ash, spruce gum, to name a few.
The course covers most of the skills, techniques and materials that are used to build a full-sized, traditional cane including building on a mold, frame preparation, sewing the skin (or birch bark), and 'pitching' or sealing with spruce gum.
Family Boat Building provides an inexpensive introduction to boating and boat building, beginning with the basic construction of a sturdy, flat bottomed skiff, and ending with the family's first outing on the water in their very own boat.
www.northhousefolkschool.com /classes/BoatBuilding.htm   (3081 words)

 Socal Approach: LAX Tour -- Terminal #2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The observation deck on top of the building is open during daylight hours, 7 days a week, and is accessible via its own elevator in the lobby.
The Theme Building was part of the $50 million over-all Los Angeles Jet Age Terminal Construction project which began in 1960.
The lower sections are welded to the horizontal legs, which are attached to the central core; the upper arch sections are in turn welded to the lower arch sections and a top weldment.
www.ags.uci.edu /~tmheaney/SNA/LAX/theme.html   (520 words)

 Welcome to House-Building.com
Everyone who is building a new house should be aware of the things contained in this document.
The bottom line is that two trends in house building have converged to make the typical new house constructed today less healthy than it was 50 years ago.
The guide has been helpful as we are in the beginning stages of building a new home.
www.house-building.com /affiliates.php   (911 words)

 Building Sources - Body, Metal, Steel, Home, Material, Storage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In fact, assembling a steel building requires no special tools or equipment, and can be completed by as few as four people in as little as three days.
During the great depression, it was decided to build the Empire State Building in an attempt to create jobs and cause a catalyst for the American economy.
They opted to fast-track the building's construction because they really wanted to prove to the world that the American workforce and spirit was strong and citizens should not give up hope on America...
www.reedbuilding.com   (676 words)

 Strawbale Construction
In the 1890s, pioneers of the sand hills of Nebraska found themselves building a new life on a treeless prairie, and from necessity began building their homes from bales of straw.
In a "post and beam" building, a wood, steel, or concrete framework Is erected and bales are placed in the walls as insulation.
Building codes have been developed for both "post and beam" and load-bearing straw bale construction.
www.epsea.org /straw.html   (800 words)

 Open Directory - Sports: Water Sports: Canoeing and Kayaking: Building   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Building a Redwood Canoe - Strippers Guide - Details photographs, instructions, tips and troubleshooting for constructing a redwood canoe.
Building the Bluefoot Boobie - A backyard adventure in building a cedar strip kayak.
Includes a how-to section with in-depth discussions of a few building and outfitting techniques, including deck fittings, a fiberglass seat and the use of underdeck bungees to secure hatch covers.
dmoz.org /Sports/Water_Sports/Canoeing_and_Kayaking/Building   (651 words)

 Building - Geronimo Wiki
Once the build successfully completes, the assembled server will be available in the target directories, i.e.
In some cases synchronized changes are made to several of the projects at once, and you may have trouble building the HEAD code of Geronimo against the older binaries of OpenEJB.
Note: I've noticed some problems at times where modified classes or wars are not picked up in higher level builds (building wars, jars, or ears).
wiki.apache.org /geronimo/Building   (2385 words)

 Fisher Building
Perhaps it is best described as a luxurious building that represents the multi-faceted influence of automobiles.
The interior is bisected by a 44 foot high barrel-vaulted arcade and every inch is opulently decorated with bronze, gold leaf, and over forty types of exotic marbles mined in quarries in Africa, Italy, and Carthage, Missouri.
Sold to a real-estate firm in 1974 by the three remaining Fisher Brothers, the Fisher Building continues to be a meticulously maintained and fully occupied Art Deco jewel, a symbol of the change and prosperity the automobile brought to Detroit.
www.cr.nps.gov /NR/travel/detroit/d31.htm   (318 words)

 Complete Guide To Building Your Own Home. House Building Made Easier and Profitable
Build Your Own Home and Save thousands by being the General Contractor.
It is instead the hands on experience of expert contractors in the home building field.
Be your own general contractor and save when building your own home.
www.build-home.com   (245 words)

 Sustainable Building Sources
Over 40 chapters on many important aspects of building sustainably - whether buidng new or remodeling - from rainwater harvesting to compost toilets, from radiant barriers to flyash concrete, from insulation to non-toxic termite control.
Build a Better Clark, Clark County HBA, WA Build a Better Kitsap, Kitsap County HBA, WA California Green Builder, Building Industry Institute
Red Feather Development Group brings volunteers and tribal members together to learn straw bale building methods.
www.greenbuilder.com /general/BuildingSources.html   (458 words)

 Autodesk - Building Solutions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Autodesk building solutions range from the most advanced technology for building information modeling (BIM) to the most widely adopted design and documentation solutions, supporting information and management needs throughout the building lifecycle.
Preserve your current investment in technology and training and gain the competitive advantage of building information modeling—all at your own pace.
Autodesk® Revit® Building is the building design and documentation system that works the way architects and designers think.
usa.autodesk.com /adsk/servlet/index?siteID=123112&id=1070631   (486 words)

 Flickr: Photos tagged with building
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www.flickr.com /photos/tags/building   (132 words)

 Building, Sumter County, Florida
The State of Florida adopted the Florida Building Code 2004 and the NEW effective date is October 1, 2005.
The Building Department provides public health and safety by building plans examination, inspecting buildings and managing records for the construction industry within the community.
The department also assists the public in obtaining permits and licenses for building needs, along with consulting with architects, engineers and homeowners.
sumtercountyfl.gov /plandevelop/building   (322 words)

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