Annotated Bib 78

“Washington, DC Fact Sheet.” Washington.org, Washington.org, 9 Mar. 2017, washington.org/DC-information/washington-dc-fact-sheet The first first source that I am chasing to write about is an collection of statistics about D.C.  Everything from demographic information of the citizens of D.C to the climate to different information about the universities in D.C. However the most valuable parts of information […]

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Annotated Bib 5+6

  “Union Station’s ‘Forgotten’ Historic Interior Spaces.” Streets of Washington, Streets of Washington, www.streetsofwashington.com/2012/10/union-stations-forgotten-historic.html. Accessed 9 Apr. 2017. I am going to be using this source as my exhibit. Because my main topic of discussion throughout this essay is talking about the effects of the aesthetics of union station, this article is perfect. The main […]

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RA 3

  In City of Rhetoric by David Flemming, Flemming aims to convey to the readers that all built environments influence the way people interact with each other. These interactions can be through conversation, public discourse or language. In part two of the book, Flemming provides commentary on different types of subcultures and societies within cities. […]

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Commonplace 9

The quote that I am going to be analyzing is from Plato’s Apology, spoken from the perspective of Socrates.   “All I know is that I know nothing.”   This quote was said by socrates during his time on trial. At the time, socrates was being tried for corrupting the youth and taking power away […]

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The Beauty Of a Train Station

  Victor Hugo, a french writer, once said “Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought has its page in that vast book.”(Hugo).  Architecture speaks just as many words as pictures do. The world is filled with built environments that conjure conversation, political discourse […]

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