This chapter has explored some of the key issues with respect to the sustainable use of materials in construction. It has identified the need to produce quality buildings that are comfortable and healthy to inhabit whilst being energy efficient and utilizing natural resources to their optimum potential. It has highlighted the need to evaluate the use of materials with a whole life cycle approach considering impacts of using the material from cradle to grave, from initial mining or harvesting to eventual disposal including the potential for recycling at interim stages.
Here, in absolutely no rational order, are 50 things our crack team of researchers (you mean just you? ed.) found fascinating. In 2011, president Dmitry Medvedev signed a law that made beer an alcoholic beverage, allowing the government to control its sale and consumption. (Previously anything with less than 10 per cent alcohol was not regulated.) The law came into effect on Jan.
Child marriage in Hindu communities was likewise a factor in the etiology of insanity as the vitality of the parents was deemed to have been lowered by premature sexual indulgence. Printed in London, and arguably provided with a more catchy title than its 1912 precursor, the book became a standard reference book on transcultural psychiatry in colonial and post colonial India. With its acclaimed aim to improve the living conditions of India’s mentally ill, the book had three objectives: ‘to summarise the conditions of lunatics in India and the means available for treating them; to emphasise the importance of toxmias as tiological factors in the production of a very large proportion of such cases ; [and] to place on record views which a wide and varied experience of the East, spread over some nineteen years, have given rise to, and which may perhaps be of interest to the psychiatric world’ (v).
Drivers and passengers on today’s roads will have noticed the growing popularity of personalised number plates on peoples cars. Personalised number plates are no longer a luxury for the elite with thousands of cheap number plates now on the market. As with any car registration, personalised number plates are all different, combining letters and numbers to make a number plate that is totally unique.
Even though, in Season 6, Homer noted that it easy to misplace Canada on a map because it away down there, The Simpsons has shown Canada a lot of love well, good natured teasing over the 25 seasons. The show has referenced dozens of Canadian symbols, including the CFL, Canada and the National Film Board. The show has also featured shout outs to Calgary, Quebec, Lethbridge, Montreal, Moose Jaw, Niagara Falls, Nova Scotia, Vancouver and Winnipeg.