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1. House or Flat? Pros and Cons A house or a flat is for everybody not just a place where you sleep, eat or relax, but it is a place, which we all call „ home“. Well, as the saying goes, „ As a good roof shelters us from winter´s storms, a good home shelters us from life´s storms“, home is a place where you can find, on the one hand, help, understanding and embrace of your family through the tough times in your life and on the other hand, joy, love and happiness while experiencing all the family...

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Apartment House

may be called an apartment building, apartment house (in American English), block of flats, block, high-rise or, occasionally mansion block (in British English), especially if it consists of many apartments for rent. Apartments may be owned by an owner/occupier by leasehold tenure or rented by tenants (two types of housing tenure). The term apartment is favored in North America (although flat is used in the case of a unit which is part of a house containing two or three units, typically one to...

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Building and Riyadh the Houses

House in Seattle and Riyadh The houses in Seattle and Riyadh have many similarity. First , they are accommodate and nice to live in. second , they are close to the neighbors. Third , they have gardens. Although , houses in Seattle and Riyadh have similarities, they are different in several ways. When we look at the design for the houses in each city we see huge differences. Seattle houses are simple. On the other hand, Riyadh houses are decorated. For example, my room in Seattle...

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Social Class and Caroline House

Gillespie Center, babysit at Bacharach Houses, homes owned by the town to help educate women with children, and so much more. However, out of all the philanthropies that I have been a part of throughout the years, the most influential experience for me has been tutoring children at the Caroline House in Bridgeport. After traveling a mere 7 exits on I-95 from Westport, one finds Bridgeport, Connecticut, a town so vastly different from Westport yet so close. Houses are packed elbow to elbow, each only...

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4 Hour House

With a “We Can Do It!” attitude Team A managed to build a house in 2 hours and 55 minutes, creating a world record under strenuous conditions. The video “Four Hour House” showed us a competition based out of San Diego. This motivational video illustrates the principles of total quality management and team work. But in a regular situation how can we actually build leadership from the ground up? This four hour house was built with a high performing leadership team. High performing leadership teams...

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My Dream House

My dream house would have at least six bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, walk-in closets, a mixture of carpet and hardwood floors, a huge kitchen, living roon, family room, and fireplace. There will be a bathroom & balcony in the master and guest bedrooms. My house would have an indoor swimming pool, with a hot tub. A bowling alley is a must. I think that the family would have soooooooo much fun with that! Also, I would have a theater because I LOVE to watch movies, especially with company. I would also have...

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Balinese Residential House

architecture and are kept in sacred text with the village priest which are called Asta Kosali (Davison, 2003, para.1, p.6). The human body is used for many measurements for constructing the compound area. Research done by Davison (2003) in building a house, the depa asta musti (Figure 1) measurement is used because it is the most basic measurement. This measurement is a combination of distance between the tip of the middle finger of each hand when the arm is stretched out horizontally (depa) with the...

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The Shinning Houses- Literary Criticism

11, 2013 Literary Criticism “The Shinning Houses” By Alice Munro The short story The Shinning Houses by Alice Munro epitomizes a time of great change, showing a conflict between the old and the new. Mary is the main character of the story and is faced with a decision that could potentially change the life of her neighboring friend, Mrs. Fullerton. Mrs. Fullerton is the oldest living member of the newly growing community, but her fifty year old house is being threatened by the on going petition...

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Vernacular Houses Analysis

to climate responsive built-environment, construction techniques, air movement, humidity, thermal comforts and day lighting provide vital lessons for prevailing architectural practice in the region. Vernacular houses were analysed in many ways to identify performance of traditional houses constructed to withstand extreme weather conditions. The materials used for the construction also help to improve the energy performances of the dwellings/buildings,(Zhai and Previtali 2010). Vernacular housing...

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International House of Pancake History

and the launch of a brand rejuvenation strategy for IHOP, which celebrates its 45th year in business this July. In honor of the occasion, Julia A. Stewart, President, CEO, COO rang the bell. Before laying out the entire history of the International House of Pancake here is some simple background information: IHOP Corp. is a family restaurant chain that serves a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner selections. Offering more than 16 types of pancakes, as well as omelettes, breakfast specialties...

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