Today we know how harmful it can be to breathe in or consume asbestos fibers, but in earlier decades, especially from World War II into the s, the facts were not all in and the unique properties and ready availability of this mineral made it a desirable component for insulation and fireproofing on Navy ships Decades
Nov , The original space, which was designed by Kenzo Tange in , already had some unique features which were left untouched such as the mirrored ceiling and glass walls overlooking the Korekiyo Takahashi Memorial Park, the Akasaka Estate, and a stone garden by Isamu Noguchi The stream flooring
Jul , The employment of the programmatic source is made directly manifest it is a generative strategy that explores the programme form relationship as an The wooden shutters open outwards to reveal a double height terrace at one end of the house and a glazed living space finished with yellow floors and
May , Its bending strength, torsion and impact resistance are superior to wood panel and therefore its application potential particularly as platform boards, vehicle platforms, rail carriages, ship floors, etc is very high It is produced in China, and to a small extent in Costa Rica, Malaysia and Vietnam .
Sep , The legally unnecessary step of supporting the change was taken formally by Spain, Ecuador, Venezuela, and Costa Rica In June In the Andes commercially manufactured coca teas, granola bars, cookies, hard candies, etc are available in most stores and supermarkets, including upscale suburban
Feb , Casa Atrevida (Sassy House) is a beautiful house by Luz de Piedra Arquitectos made from local fast growing Guadua wood and it is also anti seismic View Slideshow Casa Atrevida is a magnificent house built in between the sea and a river deep in Costa Rica s Peninsula de Osa Luz de Piedra
Mar , Our neurons are surrounded by insulation sheaths made of a substance called myelin, which shields the electric currents that run down their length But these sheaths are a recent evolutionary The Geometric Structure of the Brain Fiber Pathways Science http science..
Dec , A dramatic room can instantly be made soft and airy with the application of light pale paint color While a room that feels too big can Paints come in various glosses and sheens, while wallpaper comes in paper and vinyl surfaces for durability and finish variation The lifestyle of your family can make a
Apr , For the utmost of luxurious comfort, the Bamboo Daydream Blanket (featured here in the Makana print) is made up of silky rayon from bamboo fiber Made to clean bare floors and low pile carpet, we find ourselves using it several times a day to keep the floors clean from dirt trampled in (or thrown on the
May , The course s lead instructor, Rodolfo Saenz, is a Costa Rican contractor with years of experience in building with both conventional and natural approaches He specializes in bamboo, wood, cob, adobe, and earthen plasters Trey Abernethy, a certified permaculture designer and natural builder who
Jul , For additional comfort, Starbucks also provides a selection of zabuton seating cushions made with Kyoto s famous crepe fabric Walking through the noren at the entrance and venturing inside, we want customers to experience a feeling of being inside a traditional Kyoto machiya wooden townhouse.
Bonatti Bivouc was inspired by vernacular Swiss construction raccard so that the wood construction system of the shelter can survive these heights using the right The clients, one of the oldest and most prestigious construction companies in Costa Rica, requested an extension in a corner lot next to their building of more
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Dec , A colorful installation that resembles a stained glass window at the Behance office in New York by SOFTlab, a design studio that has designed and produced projects across almost every medium, from digitally fabricated large scale sculptures to interactive designs to immersive digital video installations.
Dec , In total, the Media ICT has , m above ground and two floors below ground ( m) with capacity for parking spaces The fa?ade, made of inflatable ETFE cushions oriented south, act as a variable sunscreen, opening in winter to gain solar energy, and closing in summer to protect and shade