By Ian Speller, Christopher Tuck,

An entire heritage of the speculation and perform of amphibious operations within the twentieth century. The textual content takes the reader via a stage-by-stage account of amphibious tactical operations, and contains technical details.

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Precast-prestressed long-span T beams are shaped to respond to and reflect bending and shear stresses. Air-conditioning and lighting ducts between these utilize the structure as air distributor and light reflector. The following are examples of buildings which form their own environment appropriate to the setting of which they become a part. " The focal point, the future house of parliament, is likely to be in part a tall structure. It was considered appropriate to give due importance to this future building by keeping the project low, generally in scale with other buildings of the area, and turn much of its focus inward.

This invariably happens in small parcels with the consequent inability of planners to predict or plan effectively for their comprehensive inclusion into totally functioning balanced units. Also, low-density housing land use cannot economically support an adequate service infrastructure, let alone any mass transit system or its extension. The increasing scarcity of land is mainly responsible for the often huge increases in value due to development or change of use. The profits from this are one of the principal reasons for wealth accumulation in private hands.

The Sydney City Council agreed to the closing of the narrow existing internal streets and their absorption into the site. In exchange, the owners gave a strip of their site (equal in area to the closed streets) to the city. This allowed the widening of one side street from thirty to fifty feet. From the outset, the principle of low buildings covering a large proportion of the site was put aside and only two structures of minimal site cover were planned. The first one, a rectangular thirteen-storey building 150 feet high was built prior to the amalgation of the site.

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