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An Analysis of the Second Chapter of the Book Cities of Tomorrow and First Chapter of the Book The Sage Companion to the City
Assignment One In this paper, I will analyze the second chapter from the book Cities of Tomorrow, “The World City Hypothesis” by John Friedmann, and chapter one from The Sage Companion to the City by Lily Kong. I will illustrate the main ideas and explain how these papers contribute to the understanding of city environment...
Downsizing in America According to Nina Glinski
Miniature Living A tiny home, as described by Nina Glinski, is a home of “500 or fewer square feet”. Darren Macca claims a tiny home to be “a structure… under … 200 square feet” (Mueller). Recently, these types of abodes have gained attention due to their ability to minimize expenses although downsizing presents difficulti...
A Report on Matthew Knight Arena, an Eco-Friendly Stadium
Essay #1 (The Problem) As far as eco-friendly stadiums go, Matthew Knight Arena is certainly one of the best. Clearly it’s no luscious paradise but for the context in which it was built I’d argue those involved designed the area as well as one could expect. Minus the open field to the southwest the surrounding area is a li...
A Description of the Differences Between Sustainable and Green Building Construction
Green building construction refers to an environmentally friendly style or design of building. These are the means of construction that tend to hinder or largely reduce the effect it may possess on the environment. There are different strategies involved in the green building construction. These strategies are applied in or...