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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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The Garden City Idea

Kristin E. Larsen.

in Community Architect

August 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 5766 words.

This chapter provides context for Clarence Samuel Stein's engagement with and translation of Ebenezer Howard's proposed Garden City and for his advocacy of these ideas in his projects,...

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Eliot Noyes, Paul Rand, and the Beginnings of the IBM Design Program

John Harwood.

in The Interface

November 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 17275 words.

This chapter discusses the beginning of Eliot Noyes’ association with IBM. It initially presents a background of Noyes’ architectural work, noting his compound methods to design—a...

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A Manufactured Wilderness

Abigail A. Van Slyck.

October 2006; p ublished online August 2015 .

Book. Subjects: History of Architecture. 336 pages.

Since they were first established in the 1880s, children’s summer camps have touched the lives of millions of people. Why were summer camps created? What concerns and ideals motivated their...

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Reflexive Food Truck Justice: A Case Study in CLiCK, Inc., a Nonprofit, Shared-Use Commercial Kitchen

Phoebe Godfrey.

in Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice

September 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 6742 words.

This chapter critically applies the concept of reflexive food justice to the creation and running of a non-profit shared-use commercial kitchen, CLiCK, Inc., in Eastern Connecticut in order...

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