Port of Signapore

The Port of Singapore refers to the collective facilities and terminals that conduct maritime trade, and which handle Singapore‘s harbours and shipping. It is ranked as the top maritime capital of the world, since 2015. Currently the world’s second-busiest port in terms of total shipping tonnage, it also trans-ships a fifth of the world’s shipping containers, half of the world’s annual supply of crude oil, and…

Computer Guidelines and Standards – AIA CAD LAYER GUIDELINES

Layer Name Components The following tables provide the primary components of possible major and minor group designations, as well as general and specialized discipline designators. Taken all toghether, these tables should provide sufficient information for most layers neded in the discipline of architecture. Space does not permit such lists for all related disciplines. Drawing View…

The Cascade, Armenia

The Cascade is a giant stairway made of limestone in Yerevan, Armenia. It links the downtown Ketron area of Yerevan with the Monument neighborhood. Designed by architects Jim Torosyan, Aslan Mkhitaryan, and Sargis Gurzadyan the construction of the cascade started in 1971 and was partially completed in 1980. Inside the Cascade, underneath the exterior steps, are seven escalators that rise along the length…

Computer Guidelines and Standards – AIA CAD LAYER GUIDELINES

Most vector based CAD systems use and support the concept of layers. Layers allow for building design information to be systematically organized so as to faciliate maxium coordination and flexibility, espacially as drawing files are shared among multiple users. Through controlling the visibility of selected layers, data con be created, reviewed, and edited in multiple…

Opera House Sydney

The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre at Sydney Harbour in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is one of the 20th century’s most famous and distinctive buildings. Designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon, the building was formally opened on 20 October 1973 after a gestation beginning with Utzon’s 1957 selection as winner of an international design competition. The government’s decision…