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Environmental Architecture and how we adapt to live in the surrounding environment

Environmental Architecture and how we adapt to live in the surrounding environment

| December 12, 2012

Chapter 1  INTRODUTION The Environmental Architecture is not new. It has appeared in the ancient civilizations in the aspects of human attempts to adapt and live in the surrounding environment. These aspects of adaptation were varied in different ways such as:  the use of construction materials available in the local environment and the methods used […]

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The National Water Act defines a wetland as land which is transitional between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.

The National Water Act defines a wetland as land which is transitional between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.

| December 3, 2012

Introduction 1.Definition of a Wetland The National Water Act defines a wetland as land which is transitional between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. The water table in a wetland is usually very close to the surface; therefore the land is, at times, covered with shallow water supporting thousands of species, typically adapted to life in saturated […]

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