American Architect and Architecture, Volume 107 (Google eBook)

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American architect, 1915 - Architecture
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Page 157 - Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labor for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto Me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.
Page 56 - ... hand, the defect in material or construction is one that cannot be remedied without an expenditure for reconstruction disproportionate to the end to be attained, or without endangering unduly other parts of the building, then the damages will be measured not by the cost of remedying the defect, but by the difference between the value of the building as it is and what it would have been worth if it had been built in conformity with the contract.
Page 112 - THE architect should be equipped with knowledge of many branches of study and varied kinds of learning, for it is by his judgement that all work done by the other arts is put to test. This knowledge is the child of practice and theory.
Page 112 - Consequently, since this study is so vast in extent, embellished and enriched as it is with many different kinds of learning, I think that men have no right to profess themselves architects hastily, without having climbed from boyhood the steps of these studies and thus, nursed by the knowledge of many arts and sciences, having reached the heights of the holy ground of architecture.
Page 45 - ... are open to graduates of approved American and foreign universities and technical schools who are prepared to undertake graduate study in engineering, physics, or applied chemistry.
Page 25 - ... in the preparation of the plans. Furthermore, if he be employed to superintend the building, he is not liable at all hazards for every defect in its construction, but is only required to use reasonable care and diligence in seeing that the work is properly done. The mere fact, therefore, that some of the material is defective, or that some of the construction work is not done in a workmanlike manner, is not sufficient to establish as a matter of law that he has not fully performed his contract....
Page 8 - I therefore repeat, that it is absolutely indispensable for the United States to effect a passage from the Mexican Gulf to the Pacific Ocean ; and I am certain that they will do it.
Page 56 - As practicing architects, the plaintiffs were bound to furnish plans and specifications prepared with a reasonable degree of technical skill, and such as would produce, if followed and adhered to, a building of the kind called for, without marked defects in character, strength, or appearance.
Page 156 - Shall I reject the green and rose Of opals, with their shifting flame, Because the classic diamond glows With lustre that is still the same. Change is the pulse of life on earth; The artist dies, but Art lives on. New rhapsodies are ripe for birth When every rhapsodist seems gone. So, if I pray for length of days, It is not in the barren pride That looks behind itself and says "The Past alone is deified!" So to my days' extremity May I, in patience infinite, Attend the beauty that must be.
Page 60 - STANDARD SYMBOLS FOR WIRING PLANS As adopted and recommended by The National Electrical Contractors...

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