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A building is a permanent construction or structure that is built for human habitation. It may be for housing, commerce, industry, education, or other purpose. Questions pertaining to the history and construction of structures which house people at work or home are found in this category.
Lighthouses were a great help for Roman shipping or any other Mediterranean shipping for that matter. As storms would frequently occur, the lighthouses gave sailors a direction as to where a port was located. In calm weather, the lighthouses acted as a nautical roadmap, as every experienced captain...
That depends on the location of the lighthouse. If it stood on the  coast, there usually was a house nearby for the keeper to stay in.  If the lighthouse was on a relatively large island, the house might  also be on the island.   On smaller islands, but near the shore, the lighthouse keeper...
Landscaping or any project should always begin with and idea, then  discussion or interested parties. Next begin an initial plan and  expect several revisions as you proceed. Look at ideas that have  been implemented in your same climate zone. Don't waste your money  until you make a plan.
It will probably look like a pretty place to live.
In 2010, the tree went up on November 30, 2010. That year, it was a  74-foot Norway Spruce from Mahopac, NY, donated by Peter and  Stephanie Acton.
 Zimmerman House is a home that was  designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. It is located in Manchester, New  Hampshire.  
Es un espacio que puede ser habitado por mas de 20 familias. It is a space that 20 families can live in.
It is important to pursue building maintenance services in order to protect your investment in your building. Preventative services can extend the life of your property which could save you a lot of money in the long run. Check the resources link for some examples of building maintenance services.
It was an office buildiing created as a corporate office for the Chicago based retailer Sears.
That depends. Most skyscrapers have piles set directly into bedrock, in which case, no, it would not settle.... It is possible to build them on soil, but they would have some kind of raft foundation and a very strong structure holding everything in place. For settling to occur on the 39th floor I...
most people live in cities but some live where there are no schools, hospitals, or electricity.
It's a statue of the Greek god, Atlas. See the Related Link below.
The tower's three uses are: hotel, residential and office space, however the building is also designed to be :the World's tallest building; A living wonder; Stunning work of art; Incomparable feat of engineering and an unprecedented example of international cooperation, symbolic beacon of progress,...
  == Possible Answer ==   NICKEL CREEK LYRICS    "The Lighthouse's Tale"    I am a lighthouse, worn by the weather and the waves.   I keep my lamp lit, to warn the sailors on their way.    I'll tell a story, paint you a picture from my past.   I was so happy, but joy...
The sears tower or as it is now known, the Willis Tower is 108 stories tall and 1451 feet high.
A simply supported beam requires less work to install. However, its  design may not be as sturdy as a fixed beam.
No, The Burj Dubai was too tall for anyone to fall.
As of 2013, the world's tallest skyscraper is the Burj Khalifa in  Dubai, United Arab Emirates. it was completed in 2010, holds 101  storeys, and has a height of 828 metres.    There is a proposal for a new building to be built, which will  be higher than a kilometre. 2018 should see the...
Because the Sheikh in Abu Dhabi gave 10 billion to Dubai to bail out the company. In exchange he got the name changed to the Burj Khalifa in his honor. What's in a name? About 10 billion dollars. lol
There are 1,665 stairs to the top of the Eiffel Tower, but the  stairs from the second floor up to the top (more than half) are  closed to the public. You'll go there using the lifts.
its called the "BURJ DUBAI" and its in DUBAI U.A.E
12 are still working today
The Sears tower in Chicago
wattle and daub is made from clay,sand,fesise and straw
54 Floors including the various duplexes
=====Answer=====   I would have to say vinyl siding. It is vertually maintance free and it is less apt to get dinged up and also resist outside temperature and weathering than metal siding. Good luck.
Build mainly with large blocks of Limestone
Height times width gives you square footage. One square of shingles covers 100 square feet. Depending on the type of shingle, there are either 3 or 4 bundles in a square. If your entire roof is 30x65 you have 1950 square feet, it that is one side, double that to 3900 sq. ft. Allow extra for the...
the tallest tower in the world is Burj Dubai.
How much area would 15 bundles of shingles cover. Standard duty shingles use 3 bundles for every 100 square feet so 15 bundles would cover 500 square feet.
Rockefeller Center is one of the most well known locations in New  York City. Among other things it houses NBC studios as well as an  ice rink. When the center was first built, there were no workers  who died during the original construction.
Answer . Ggantija temples located in Xaghra, a village in Gozo, Malta.
In the harbor at Alexandria Egypt
it took them 3 days to move it
  Well It ranks 13th   The list I found lists it as 29th
his highness mohammed bin rashedthe sheik of dubai,UAE
their are currently 1,983,475 lighthouses
The 7 seven wonders of the world because they are wonders
Yes, but it was John D. Rockefeller Jr.
The oldest public building in Washington, D.C. is the, Old StoneHouse. The house was built in 1765 and open to public since 1960.
160 habitable floors plus 46 maintenance levels in the spire and 2 parking levels in the basement
A simple windmill consists of a vertical post with two rotating hubs - one vertical, one horizontal - attached at the top. Each hub is attached to the other, allowing the windmill to rotate horizontally and point into the wind. The vertical hub has slats attached radially to it, each one at a slight...
So when the temperature rises the expansion joints prevent the bridge from buckling, cracking, bending or curling.
9 zillions trillions of volts........
No, it's not a rose. Triple-lobed footprint of the building was inspired by the flower Hymenocallis. {http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hymenocallis}
A flame can only ignite dry materials. Wet materials, if the spark catches, brings more smoke than flame.
The Burj Khalifa is located in Dubai (United Arab Emirates). It isthe world's tallest building, 828 meters or 2717 feet high.
Old Stone House in Georgetown on M Street http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Stone_House_%28Washington,_D.C.%29 Built pre American revolution
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If you are talking about Sims 2 Castaway, here is the answer.It takes around a day Sim Time to build one. Start with the roofs, then the entrances, windows, and finally the interior and exterior walls.If you a trying to get to the Volcano Overlook, and are stuck at the Geyser Plains, I recommend you...
A decent condo at 401 North Wabash Avenue, Chicago, Illinois would not be a bad return address to call home. (The Trump International Hotel and Tower).
The limits of architecture really depend upon the engineering techniques that are used. For all normal purposes, you can't go beyond a certain height because the air gets thinner the higher you get, and at some point, perhaps a mile up, it gets too hard to breathe. But then, you could in theory have...
It had a ground breaking in 1970 as the Sears tower and the first steel was laid in 1971. Construction was completed in 1973.
You're getting to my beno games...   Did I Win? Yes  
Somebody's hut in Africa.
promytheus andLaetoli  is a site in Tanzania, dated to the Plio-Pleistocene and famous for  its homininfootprints,  preserved in volcanic ash. The site of the  Laetoli footprints (Site G) is located 45 km south of Olduvai  gorge. The location and tracks  were discovered by archaeologist Mary...
Which sort of building is comfortable?
Advantages1. wind   to harness electricity2. Environmentally friendly, does not produce green house gasesDisadvantages1. Reliability. The output power of a   windmill depends on the speed of the wind. If wind   is not strong in the area, the windmill will not generate enough power to grind ...
== Answer ==   I would call it a lighthouse.   Lighthouses that are not on the mainland are sometimes called offshore lighthouses.
To solve this you need to put 5.3 over 8 to represent the first lamp post then you need to put x over 128, so you can find the height of the lamp post. The lamp post is 84 feet 8 inches.
The 10-story Wainwright Building is generally considered to have become the first skyscraper in 1891. Another contender for the title was the Metropole Building in London, completed in 1885. See the related link below for more information.
you can dance in large rooms alone
The handicap entrance for Penn Station is on 31rst St between 7th and 8th Ave. There is a booth with an attendant. If nobody is there you can push a button at the booth to call a red cap. This can be confirmed by calling Amtrak.
The building has a roughly estimated weight of about 500 000 tonnes when it is empty (1 102 311 310 pounds) It is big enough for 35 000 people at the same time to be inside it, so if there was to be that many people in it, the weight would be 502 450 tonnes (If the average was 70kg per person) As...
    Oriole Park (Baltimore,   Maryland - home of the Baltimore Orioles)          
The Burj Khalifa is about 170-175 meters (555-575 feet) wide,  measured as the longest baseline of the three-sided base.