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Old 08-02-2015, 05:33 PM   #4
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Richard Seifert (25 November 1910 – 26 October 2001) was a British architect, best known for designing the Centrepoint tower and Tower 42 (previously the NatWest Tower), once the tallest building in the City of London..Seifert was born Reuben 'Robin' Seifert to a Swiss-Jewish family and came to London when young.. He gained a scholarship to the Bartlett School of Architecture, graduating in 1933..Seifert and his company were responsible for more London buildings than Sir Christopher Wren and designed more than 500 office blocks across the UK and Europe..Following his retirement in 1984, his son John Seifert who had worked with his father for 15 years, took over the practice, which survived in various forms until 2010..Feng shui is a Chinese philosophical system of harmonizing everyone with the surrounding environment..Historically, feng shui was widely used to orient buildings—often spiritually significant structures such as tombs, but also dwellings and other structures—in an auspicious manner.. Depending on the particular style of feng shui being used, an auspicious site could be determined by reference to local features such as bodies of water, stars, or a compass..Qi rides the wind and scatters, but is retained when encountering water...

Gateway House & Piccadilly Station approach..

The Bartlett is the Faculty of the Built Environment at University College London in England.. University College London created the first chair of architecture in 1841, and the school is named after the original benefactor, Sir Herbert Bartlett..In 2011 Fulong Wu was appointed as Bartlett Professor of Planning..Sir Patrick trained as an architect before becoming the Professor of Civic Design at the Liverpool University School of Architecture in 1915, and later Professor of Town Planning at University College London. Afterwards, he made award-winning designs for Dublin city centre and gradually asserted his dominance as an architect of international renown, which came about through the replanning of Plymouth, Hull, Bath, Edinburgh and Bournemouth, among others...He is best known for the post-Second World War replanning of London.. He created the County of London Plan (1943) and the Greater London Plan (1944) which are commonly referred to as the Abercrombie Plan..From the Abercrombie Plan came the New Towns movement which included the building of Harlow and Crawley and the largest 'out-county' estate, Harold Hill in north-east London..Buildings North East Wales Institute of Higher Education (NEWI) in Wrexham..In June 2014 the university was suspended from recruiting students from outside the UK..During the postwar years, Sir Patrick was commissioned by the British government to redesign Hong Kong.. In 1956 he was commissioned by Haile Selassie to draw up plans for the capital of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa..Geomancy (γεωμαντεία, "earth divination") is a method of divination that interprets markings on the ground or the patterns formed by tossed handfuls of soil, rocks, or sand.. The most prevalent form of divinatory geomancy involves interpreting a series of 16 figures formed by a randomized process that involves recursion followed by analyzing them, often augmented with astrological interpretations...,_Manchester will travel far, my little Kal-El.. But we will never leave you...even in the face of our darth..Some peaple can read War and Peace and come away thinking it's a simple adventure story...

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