Marx critique of capitalism has been, and in certain respects, remains important in the development of global economies. Marx's theory stems from his view that capitalism is a wonderful innovation, but immorally exploitative. Therefore the Marxist critique of capitalism aims to justify this point and provide an alternate form of economic and political system. Yet does Marx succeed in providing an effective critique of capitalism? Or has the collapse of the Soviet Union and mass ...
How cities be improved by urban design? Comment on the difficult of new project.ABSTRACT In this essay I will look at the ways in which urban design might be useful by pre-existing cities in an effort to improve functionality, sustainability and the general living experience for city residents. I will focus on the need for quality in urban planning and design, looking at ways in which planning and design must be integrated as a creative and utilitarian process, not ignoring the end goal of...
Rooftecture S (2005), situated on a cliff face overlooking the Setonaikai sea next to the Sanyo railway line in Kobe, Japan, shows how the siting of a plot does not have to restrict the potential construction of a dwelling. The design of Rooftecture S was intuitively thought out by the architect Shuhei Endo (born 1960), most renowned for his works with the strong and dynamic material, corrugated steel. Some of his main works using this versatile material include Cyclestation M, Translation O...
Conclusion The overall aim of this research is to understand the ways in which tourism in Singapore is vulnerable to climate change. Predicting climate change is complex but even more complex is predicting how people will respond to that change (Perry, 2005, 94). Therefore, tourists, who are major players in this tourism business, are exceptionally crucial. This study employs tourists' perceptions and opinions as well as statistical data from government sources in understanding how tourism in...
Recently brownfield sites have become popular due to the serious deficiency in the number of greenfield spaces on hand for development. This is more prominent in the built up areas where the demand for residential and commercial property is elevated. In 2008 the UK set a target for brownfield developments. 60% of all new houses were to be built on brownfield sites. Records show that we have already exceeded that target and with the rate that we are reclaiming brownfield sites at present we...
Introduction Stamford Brook is a 650 dwelling development on the edge of the National Trust's Dunham Massey estate in Altrincham, Cheshire. The estate was left to The National Trust in 1976 by Lord Stamford and is now run by the National Trust as a 'Special Trust in Credit'. This means that the estate has to generate all the income required for its upkeep from its own resources. This includes financial income from visitors and rents from its farm tenants. It receives no external funding. This...
In the medieval times, moats surrounded castles as a pre-emptive attempt to prohibit the enemy access and ensure the safety of the wealthy family within (Penelope, 1977). Nowadays, this mechanism for defense can be commonly associated with the establishment of gated communities. Gated communities are restricted residential regions that exclude the surrounding community through the use of high walls and security measures (Le Goix, 2005). The emergence of gated communities has been identified in...
Mount Etna is also known as Mongibello in Italian. To ancient Greeks Mount Etna is known as the god of fire. They also believe that Cyclops, who is a one eyed monster, lives there. People can go skiing on Mount Etna in winter and you can go hill walking in the summer, but you have to be careful in case it erupts when your there. Mount Etna also has some famous caves on it which people like to go and see. There is also a lot of wildlife on Mount Etna like Frogs, Toads and even some turtles are...
From 911 to Hurricane Katrina the United States government has used many of its different resources to help with the aftermath. After every event that causes panic and destruction in the United States there is always someone there to help clean it up, from large companies to the people just wanting to help. When natural disasters and hurricanes strike its takes us to long to get everything taken care of and there are too many losses of life. When it comes down to it, It's not clear...
INTRODUCTION: General Motors is known as GM. It is found in 1908 as General Motors. It owns one of its brands off- road sport utility vehicle named HUMMER .Hummer is found in the year 1992, in Detroit, United States of America. This model is advanced four wheel drive used for military purpose in United States. Initially hummer was built by AM GENERAL MOTORS, in the year 1998 AM GENERAL MOTORS sold hummer to general motors but they continued to manufacture the vehicle. The distribution ad...