Public Buildings

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Louis Michel Thibault - Life and Career
... Company, retaining his rank, and in February 1786 was appointed Company building inspector under Captain Sebastiaan Willem van de Graaff, son of the Governor ... Between 1786 and 1790 Thibault designed all new public buildings and a number of private houses ... India Company was virtually bankrupt and all work on public buildings and fortifications was stopped ...
Civic Center, Oakland, California - Public Buildings
... The district is heavily sprinkled with government buildings to include Oakland's historic Civic Center Post Office on the city block bounded by Alice, Jackson, 13th and 12th Streets, the federal ...
United States Commission Of Fine Arts - Formation of The CFA
... Chicago in 1893, the Cosmos Club and American Institute of Architects formed the Public Art League, a new organization whose purpose was to lobby for a new ... the razing of all residences and other buildings on Lafayette Square and building tall, Neoclassical government office buildings with facades of white marble ... and south of the National Mall, realigning some streets, and constructing major new museums and public buildings along the Mall's length ...
Dov Khenin - Legislation
... Prohibition of Entrance Fees to Public Parks – An amendment to the Municipalities Ordinance that prohibits local authorities to collect entrance fees to public parks ... and mandates the publication of the data to the public ... factories and that environmental transparency is a major democratic tool for mobilizing the public to act against pollution and pollutants ...
Soft Portuguese Style - History
... and led by Oliveira Salazar, embarked upon a wide-ranging public works policy, beginning in the 1930s ... Initially, in new public buildings, a monumental modernist style prevailed, with Art Deco characteristics ... Government started to prefer a nationalistic style for its new public constructions ...

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