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  CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The basic unit of a school building is generally the classroom, where the act of instruction takes place.
The Ottoman system of Kulliye, a building complex containing a mosque, a hospital, madrassa, and public kitchen and dining areas, revolutionized the education system, making learning accessible to a wider public through its free meals, health care and sometimes free accommodation.
Schools and schoolchildren are frequently portrayed in fiction and the media, ranging from Harry Potter and Grange Hill to Battle Royale.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /cgi-bin/encyclopedia.pl?p=School   (1760 words)

  
  List of fictional buildings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a selective list of buildings that are highly significant in their respective fictional works, and not merely a setting.
The Inn of the Prancing Pony, an inn in the town of Bree in J.
Taggart Building, the headquarters of Taggart Transcontinental in Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_fictional_buildings   (1035 words)

  
 List of fictional buildings: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This is a selective list of building (building: A structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place) s that are highly significant in their respective fiction (fiction: A literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact) al works, and not merely a setting.
Taggart Building, the headquarters of Taggart Transcontinental (Taggart Transcontinental: more facts about this subject) in Ayn Rand (Ayn Rand: United States writer (born in Russia) noted for her polemical novels and political conservativism (1905-1982)) 's Atlas Shrugged (Atlas Shrugged: atlas shrugged (isbn 0451191145) is a novel by ayn rand, first published in 1957...
List of fictional institutions (List of fictional institutions: this is a list of fictional institutions, that is, fictional organizations from fictional...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/list_of_fictional_buildings   (2422 words)

  
 World's Tallest Towers 2006 - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Iconic American buildings that once held records have been bumped down by new skyscrapers in Asia--which in coming years will be surpassed by new structures, including the Freedom Tower in New York City, Burj Dubai in the U.A.E., and others still on the drawing boards.
Again and again, American buildings topped one another--the Chrysler Buildings was the tallest in 1930 but was overtaken by the Empire State Building a year later.
Where tall buildings of the 20th century were primarily office towers, today many of them are mixed-use; part hotel, part condo, part retail and part office space--all in amounts that the local market can absorb.
www.forbes.com /2006/01/12/tallest-towers-realestate-cx_sc_0113home_ls.html   (1230 words)

  
 Category:Lists of fictional things - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of fictional books within the Harry Potter series
List of creatures that pretend to be human
List of fictional secret police and intelligence organizations
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Lists_of_fictional_things   (125 words)

  
 Archive of fictional things - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This is a (theoretically) all-encompassing list of fictional things created in the media.
List of fictional people known by one name
List of fictional apes (and other non-human primates, excluding Monkeys)
encyclopedia.learnthis.info /a/ar/archive_of_fictional_things.html   (291 words)

  
 Summer Reading Lists >Instructional Services Department
List is in alphabetic order by author's last name.
A troubled twelve-year-old orphan, staying with an elderly artist who needs her, remembers the only other time she was happy in a foster home, with a family that truly seemed to care about her.
This riveting slice of fictional royal history paints a sympathetic portrait of Henry VIII's oldest daughter before she earns the title Bloody Mary.
www.fcps.edu /DIS/readlist/78.htm   (5093 words)

  
 Skyscrapers in film -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In some cases, an actual building stands for the fictional one; in others, they are created using elaborate miniature models.
The Japanese name of this and other fictional buildings (such as Nakamoto Tower in 1993's Rising Sun) provides an interesting window on the 1980s mindset that Japanese corporations would take over the world's economy and real estate, especially after the real-life acquisition of the Rockefeller Center by a Mitsubishi subsidiary (completed in 1989).
On Coruscant, buildings are used as the foundations for new buildings that actually pierce the cloud layer.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Skyscrapers_in_film   (974 words)

  
 Tsui Design & Research Inc. | In The Media
By introducing the beauty and functional benefit of buildings with moving parts architecture is forever liberated from the heavy-handed and monolithic constraints that have characterized it from the beginning of time.
The fictional hero, Howard Roarke, was author and philosopher Ayn Rand’s great hero and architect, the “ideal man” as she saw it—a hero to the 40 million or more Americans who bought and read the book since it’s publication in 1943.
The “skin” of the building is made from reinforced glass, a layer of photovoltaic solar sheath panels, small, continuous windmills and a wind gate valve system that controls the flow of wind into the building.
www.tdrinc.com /media.html   (7924 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited | Science | Top 10 sci-fi films
There is also an element of mysticism (which some say sets them apart from the rest of science fiction), with the idea of an all-pervading "force" that can be harnessed by certain people for good or evil.
Its use of science is sketchy at best - light-speed travel is dealt with by the use of a "hyperspace" where the normal laws of physics don't seem to apply and force-wielding Jedi fight with theoretically impossible lightsabers - but the emphasis here is certainly not on answering the problems of the human condition.
The science behind the fiction is conspicuously absent, being replaced with the permanently befuddled Keanu Reeves stumbling around being confused by nonsense about spoons, and jumping off buildings.
www.guardian.co.uk /life/news/page/0,12983,1290764,00.html   (1430 words)

  
 Narratology & Hegemony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
List of gay, lesbian, or bisexual figures in fiction and myth
List of mythical and religious beings appearing in fictional context
Narrative, fiction written as if it were related to the reader by a single participant or observer.
dks.thing.net /Narratology_&_Hegemony.html   (1910 words)

  
 AutomatedBuildings.com Article - Automated Buildings and Automated Home Technology
However, our commercial building controls industry is small compared to the sum total of all the communications and manufacturing companies that will be involved in home computing, residential information technology and internet ready home appliances.
Ken Sinclair in his November 1999 article "Are Automated Buildings Converging or Colliding with the Internet" www.automatedbuildings.com/news/nov99/articles/sinclair/sinclair.htm predicted "We will see the separation of the vendors' involvement in the graphics and data presentation.
Next article, I will write up a fictional panel discussion by industry members of what this all means to the manufacturers, distributors, contractors and end users in our industry.
www.automatedbuildings.com /news/jul01/art/mck/mckie.htm   (2072 words)

  
 Thousands of PLACE NAMES for your dog, horse, cat, pet or child from Chinaroad Lowchens of Australia -
A list of all countries and areas in the world in alphabetical order, with the official names and alternative names, in English, French and Spanish as well as local names of the countries.
This list includes Azerbaijan, Kurdistan southeast of Arbil, Abkhazia, Chechnya, Tatarstan, Dagestan, Malta and Pantelleria, and the whole of Kazakhstan, and Russia east of the Ural mountains.
List of formerly used country names and name changes of countries, dependencies, geographical and other regions of particular geopolitical interest.
www.lowchensaustralia.com /names/placenames.htm   (1724 words)

  
 The Department of Germanic, Russian, and East European Languages and Literatures
Other courses may be added to the list as well.
Survey of the most important buildings, architects, and stylistic developments from 1400 to 1750 in Italy, France, England, and Germany.
Major works of fiction from 1900 to 1945 in their historical and political context.
www.rci.rutgers.edu /~germanic/courselist/germ_stud.htm   (1125 words)

  
 Buildings Breeding: self-titled debut | Puddlegum
Fanatic Promotion pushed Buildings Breeding's album to 300 college radio stations earlier this month, breaking the band into CMJ's Radio 200 Adds at #6, and debuting at #46.
Buildings Breeding has plans to record a vinyl EP at Tiny Telephone, and will be at South by Southwest via Fanatic Promotion.
He created a MySpace page for a fictional Chicago quartet, creating numerous songs on his own for Melanie Glover, who was overseas at the time.
www.puddlegum.net /buildings-breeding-self-titled-debut   (355 words)

  
 Bridges and Buildings: Learning Activities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Using the buildings in the videos as examples, discuss how different building typesÐhouses, schools, churches, offices, factories, stores, etc.--have been adapted to server their purposes.
Alternatively, point students to the "Building Types" web page (or print it out as a handout) and have them work in small groups to identify characteristics of each building that are a result of it's function.
Choose one of the historic buildings from the series--whether still standing or not--research its history, and write a first-person narrative of a fascinating moment you imagine the building must have "witnessed." Though the stories can be fictional, they should be believable.
www.wqed.org /erc/pghist/units/build/build_act.shtml   (1956 words)

  
 Fox Plaza -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Fox Plaza is the actual building used for the Nakatomi Plaza, a fictional office building that is the setting of the first Die Hard movie.
The apparent destruction of the building in the film was accomplished by Richard Edlund using scale model pyrotechnic effects.
The Fox Plaza was the last building that William L. Pereira worked on before his death in 1985.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Nakatomi_Plaza   (185 words)

  
 WFMU's Beware of the Blog: Using Google Earth to find famous film locations
The buildings were obviously not there in 1960, and it appears that the forest area (that the characters slowly emerge out of at dawn) may have been scaled back to build the roadway.
These are the stairs outside one of the buildings at John Adams Middle School in Santa Monica, CA, where Winona Ryder stood at the end of Heathers, right before Christian Slater blew himself up and she lit her cigarette from the explosion.
The building is no longer a school, but still looks the exactly the same (it's the building in the center with the steeple on the gray roof).
blog.wfmu.org /freeform/2006/02/using_google_ea.html   (4946 words)

  
 NCEF Resource List: Roof Selection for School Buildings
Discusses the installation of photovoltaic systems on roofs of school buildings, considering the type, slope and orientation of the roofs; materials required, and citing an example from the University of Buffalo.
Occupied buildings with interior moisture sources, such as schools, can generate water vapor, which must dissipate or be ventilated so that it does not accumulate and become a mold source.
Various site specific design parameters are examined such as building life, climatic exposure, water drainage, traffic resistance, and insurer's requirements as are the points to address in preparing clear, detailed, and well conceived specifications.
www.edfacilities.org /rl/roofs.cfm   (4263 words)

  
 Book Lists and Bibliographies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Fiction based on real wars (Vietnam and Desert Storm) and fiction about wars that might be (conventional and techno-thriller).
List of authors and titles suggested, in subject areas: Medieval and Renaissance, 17th and 18th Century British Literature, Romantic and Victorian Literature, American Literature (Colonial to 1900), 20th Century Literature, and Literary Criticism.
List of the 100 best novels as determined by students in the Radcliffe Publishing Course, who are tomorrow's publishing industry leaders.
www.waterborolibrary.org /bklista.htm   (10132 words)

  
 TheFanlistings.org Message Board > TV/Movie/Book Miscellany Guide
Rooms and parts of buildings are considered on a case-by-case basis and must have a particular importance to the series to be considered.
Fictional buildings, rooms, etc. that exist within real places -- such as Platform 9 3/4 -- will be accepted in this category.
Fanlistings with these subjects that are currently listed in this category were approved before this rule was active, but will not be open for application if they are ever removed from the network.
thefanlistings.org /board/lofiversion/index.php/t35757.html   (1213 words)

  
 Chromehounds | Game Reviews | SCI FI Weekly
Set in a fictional region of Europe, the war pits three small states, each backed by a different superpower, against one another.
It can be discouraging to see the game list several pages of squads online, only to be turned down for admittance again and again, but often this is just the squads protecting themselves.
Hound building is quite doable; it just takes longer than it would have with those tools.
www.scifi.com /sfw/games/sfw13396.html   (1121 words)

  
 Kchisos Place
What man chooses to build and where he chooses to build it is as much a reflection of his soul as what he chooses to paint.
I didn't know that his style of building had a name, but had I had to give it one, I could not have named it better - "organic architecture".
Rand was quite impressed with the buildings of Frank L. Wright, loosely basing Roark's designs around his.
www.kchisos.com /buildings.htm   (307 words)

  
 :::► Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net ◄:::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Purebreds are less than one percent of the total feline population; cats of mixed ancestry are referred to as domestic longhair cat domestic longhairs and domestic shorthair cat domestic shorthairs.
There are List of cat breeds dozens of breeds of domestic cats, some Sphynx (cat) hairless or Manx (cat) tailless, and they exist in a variety of different colors including multicolored.
The list of cat breeds is quite large.
www.mauspfeil.net /cat.html   (7883 words)

  
 GeekList: Yes, April Fools - HARD Games Made HARDER for HARDcore Gamers | BoardGameGeek
Lots of BGG users have made terrific lists here on the 'geek talking about how they have made their favorite games easier to play so they can enjoy them with their young ones.
So, I've made this brief list of variants for some classic BGG games that will make for a great night (or series of nights) with your dyed-in-wool, hardcore gamer friends who think Ticket To Ride is for sissies.
Building the Post Office always brought the game to a crawl, the Candy Store was murder on the sugar supply, and you couldn't get any work out of your colonists once you'd built the Whorehouse.
www.boardgamegeek.com /geeklist.php3?action=view&listid=7295   (1743 words)

  
 M&V Resources and Training Opportunities
It is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of resources, an endorsement or recommendation for a product, but rather indicative of the types of tools that are available.
Each of the guidelines listed in this section are unique, albeit similar, and are intended for use in different instances.
This is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all programs that are available nor a recommendation for any particular tool, but rather an indicator of the types tools available.
ateam.lbl.gov /mv/docs/MV_Resource_ListR5a.htm   (3365 words)

  
 The "Hull Thread" Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Terrorist organizations based in Ireland were involved in the bombing of the Murrah building in Oklahoma City and the bombing of two embassies in Africa.
Additionally, the owner of the motel in which McVeigh stayed prior to the bombing of the Murrah building reported to the FBI that several of the September 11, 2001 hijackers attempted to book rooms at the motel in late July, early August 2001 telling him they were taking flight training.
The idea of the list is to provide a place to catalogue evidence, facts, and descriptions of logic which serve to concretely establish the missile theory.
hometown.aol.com /missiletwa800   (13967 words)

  
 List of lists of songs Summary
List of songs with the name of a musical act in their title
List of songs that are also the name of a film
List of songs that are also the name of a TV show
www.bookrags.com /List_of_lists_of_songs   (1165 words)

  
 Blandings Castle: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Emsworth has employed a series of secretaries, notable among them Rupert Baxter (Rupert Baxter: rupert baxter is a fictional character who appears in several of the stories and novels...
Blandings Castle serves as the setting for eleven novel (novel: A extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story) s and nine short stories (short stories: the short story is a form of short fictional narrative prose....
It was unfinished and untitled when he died, and was subsequently edited and released in its incomplete form with extensive notes on the content.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/blandings_castle   (690 words)

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