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Setback (architecture)
A setback, in the specific sense of a step-back, is a step-like form of a wall A wall is a structure and a surface that defines an area; carries a load; provides security Security is freedom from, or resilience against, potential Potential generally refers to a currently unrealized ability. The term is used in a wide ... or other building frontage, also termed a recession or recessed storey. Importantly, one or more step-backs lowers the building's center of mass In physics, the center of mass of a distribution of mass Mass is the quantity Quantity is a property that can exist as a multitude or magnitude, which illustrate discontinuity and continuity. Quantities can be compared in terms of " ..., making it more stable. A setback as a minimum one-bay indent across all storeys is called a recessed bay A bay is a recessed, coastal body of water that directly connects to a larger main body of water, such as an ocean The ocean (also the sea ...
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Zoser Pyramid (2347235367)
Djoser (also read as Djeser and Zoser) was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh of the Third Dynasty of Egypt, 3rd Dynasty during the Old Kingdom of Egypt, Old Kingdom and the founder of this epoch. He is also known by his Hellenization, Hellenized names Tosorthros (from Manetho) and Sesorthos (from Eusebius). He was the son of king Khasekhemwy and queen Nimaathap, but whether he also was the direct throne successor is still unclear. Most Ramesside Kinglists name a king ''Nebka'' before him, but since there are still difficulties in connecting that name with contemporary Horus names, some Egyptologists question the received throne sequence. Identity The painted limestone statue of Djoser, now in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, is the oldest known life-sized Egyptian statue. Today at the site in Saqqara where it was found, a plaster copy of the statue stands in place of the original. The statue was found during the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Antiquities Service Excavations of 1924 ...
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Ornament (architecture)
An ornament is something used for decoration. Ornament may also refer to: Decoration *Ornament (art) In architecture File:Plan d'exécution du second étage de l'hôtel de Brionne (dessin) De Cotte 2503c – Gallica 2011 (adjusted).jpg, upright=1.45, alt=Plan d'exécution du second étage de l'hôtel de Brionne (dessin) De Cotte 2503c – Ga ..., any purely decorative element in architecture and the decorative arts *Biological ornament A biological ornament is a characteristic of an animal that appears to serve a decorative function rather than a utilitarian function. Many are secondary sexual characteristic Secondary sex characteristics are features that appear during puberty in ..., a characteristic of animals that appear to serve only a decorative purpose *Bronze and brass ornamental work The use of bronze dates from remote antiquity. This important metal is an alloy composed of copper and tin, in proportion which vary slightly, but may be normally considered as nine ...
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Urban Planning
Urban planning, also known as regional planning, town planning, city planning, or rural planning, is a technical and political process that is focused on the development and design A design is a plan or specification for the construction of an object or system or for the implementation of an activity or process, or the result of that plan or specification in the form of a prototype, product or process. The verb ''to design' ... of land use Land use involves the management and modification of natural environment or wilderness Wilderness or wildlands (usually in the plural), are natural environments on Earth that have not been significantly modified by human activity or any nonur ... and the built environment, including air, water, and the infrastructure Infrastructure is the set of fundamental facilities and systems that support the sustainable functionality of households and firms. Serving a country, city, or other area, including the services and facilities necessa ...
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Jurisdiction
Jurisdiction (from Latin Latin (, or , ) is a classical language A classical language is a language A language is a structured system of communication Communication (from Latin ''communicare'', meaning "to share" or "to be in relation with") is "an appa ... ''juris The Juris were a tribe of South American Indigenous people, formerly occupying the country between the rivers Içá (lower Putumayo River, Putumayo) and Yapura River, Yapura, north-western Brazil. In ancient days they were the most powerful tribe of ...'' 'law' + '' dictio'' 'declaration') is the legal term for the authority granted to a legal entity to enact justice. Colloquially it is used to refer to the geographical area (: location of the issue. In federations like the United States, areas of jurisdiction apply to local, Federated state, state, and federal levels. Jurisdiction draws its substance from international law, conflict of laws, constitutional law, and the powers of the Executive (gov ...
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NYC 1916 Setback Principle
New York, often called New York City to distinguish it from New York State New York is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper in Col ..., or NYC for short, is the most populous city The United Nations uses three definitions for what constitutes a city, as not all cities in all jurisdictions are classified using the same criteria. Cities may be defined as the city proper, cities proper, the extent of their urban area, or the ... in the United States. With a 2020 population of 8,804,190 distributed over , New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the State of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area The New York metropolitan area, also commonly referred to as the Tri-State area, is th ...
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