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“We should attempt to bring nature, houses, and human beings together in a higher unity.”

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Above: A group of pedestals. Left to right:


A plan in which the parts of a building are organized along an axis..


To merit being called an edifice, a building must be important. A small but elegant temple can be an edifice, and so can a towering sky scraper..


Lateral loads are live loads that are applied parallel to the ground; that is, they are horizontal forces acting on a structure..