Chicago has museums, Navy Pier, parks, zoos, and the beautiful magnificent mile. Orlando has Disney World, Universal, and Sea World. When tourists go to Chicago they know that this is a big city that they can walk around and see different things at many turns. In Orlando tourist have to travel by car or bus in order to get to the theme parks. Both cities generate generous tourist revenue; especially Orlando because who does not want to come somewhere tropical and see the beautiful castle at Disney World.
Blue Tower is probably one of Chihuly’s greatest accomplishments. It is the tallest piece he has ever created and probably the tallest glass piece in the world. It stands forty-seven feet high and is 6 feet in diameter. It uses two-thousand pieces of glass it descends twenty feet into the archeological substructure of the Citadel. The tower starts off as a deep cobalt blue at the top and fades to a lighter blue which hints at the sky color changing throughout the day.
Speer was designated Chief of Architecture when the former, Paul Troost, died in 1934. Speer was responsible for designs such as the Zeppelintribüne, the Nuremberg parade grounds seen in Leni Riefenstahl's propaganda masterpiece, Triumph of the Will. The grounds were built at a tremendous scale and was capable of holding 240,000 people. At the 1934 Party rally on the parade grounds, Speer surrounded the site with one hundred and thirty anti-aircraft searchlights, creating the effect of a “Cathedral of Light”. Speer later described this as his greatest work.
Chicago, the windy city, is one of the largest cities in the Midwest. It is an old city and holds history back to 1833. It was made the transportation hub for all its roads, rail, water, and later air connections. The Sears tower was the tallest building in 1970 reaching its height 1451 feet. Labor unions, industry, commerce, immigration, and politics helped build this city.
Teotihuacan's murals constitute a primary source for understanding the city's religion and social organization. Found throughout the city on the walls of apartment compounds such as Tetitla, the paintings depict a wide range of images centered on two major deities: a female known as the Great Goddess and a male known as the Storm God or Tlaloc. The Great Goddess is usually depicted frontally, with additional motifs pertaining to agricultural fertility. The Storm God is usually shown in profile and is identified by his distinctive face mask and the lightning bolt carried in his left hand. Animals, including coyotes, owls, and jaguars, are also prominent in the murals.
B. the compressor and the internal combustion engine. C. the electric trolley and the skyscraper. D. the oil furnace and the air conditioner. Cities grew up and out with such famed architects like Louis Sullivan who worked on skyscrapers which first appeared in Chicago in 1885. The city grew from a small compact, one where people could just walk around to get to their destination to a huge metropolis that required commuting in electric trolleys.
Malcolm Danmola Ms. Carter Honors Physics 13 February 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge The Brooklyn Bridge, originally known as the East River Bridge, is a bridge in New York City that spans over the East River. It is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States. This is the only bridge that connects the borough of Brooklyn to its sister, Manhattan. This bridge, with a huge span of 486.3m, was the longest suspension bridge in the world until 1903. Not only was it the longest, but it was the very first steel-wire suspension bridge in America.
Subject: Khufu’s Pyramid, Architect unknown, located in El Giza Tentative Title: Internal Arrangements of Khufu’s Pyramid at Giza Description: The great Pyramids of Giza are widely recognized buildings in the history of the world. Being one of the Seven Wonders of the World the Pyramids intrigued me specifically to research Khufu’s pyramid. This pyramid was the first of the three to be constructed and is also the largest. The three pyramids are all aligned diagonally and face northeast. Khufu’s pyramid faces north entirely followed by the other two.
Consider as the projects that built Piano reputation and give him an international name is the futurist Georges Pompidou Center in Paris. Years later Piano designed the Menil Collection Art Museum, built in Texas, in which he utilizes natural light to illuminates arts pieces during different times of the day. Another project that really reflects Piano’s ideals is the Shard of Glass, in which he used a high tech approach. Son of a builder and one of the most recognized architects in world is Renzo Piano. Piano was born on September 14, 1937 in Genoa Italy.
As of August 2009, the chain has 301 stores in 37 countries, most of them in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. IKEA is the world’s leading furniture retailer and has set new standards for competitiveness in household furnishings. The company has achieved this position by redefining the roles and interactions between the firm and its customers and suppliers. Since 1991, corporate policies about the company’s impact on the natural environment have been integrated into the parent organization. IKEA’s entrepreneurial initiatives in its industry need highlighting as well, which means that the case could also be used in a course on corporate entrepreneurship.