The Italian Humanist polymath Leon Battista Alberti published the concept for Angled Fortifications to protect against bombardment. Continue reading
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (Italian: [leoˈnardo di ˌsɛr ˈpjɛːro da (v)ˈvintʃi] ( listen); 15 April 1452 – 2 May 1519), more commonly Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, was an Italian polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography. Continue reading
Leonardo da Vinci apparently designed cooling system for buildings. In fact it started with a noblewoman Isabella d’Este, whose home was in Mantua, Italy, where Leonardo da Vinci was a guest in 1500. The cool air, was created by a paddlewheel in an enclosed water-filled chamber, which was blown into the room by a bellows.
- Leonardo da Vinci – Wikipedia
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (Italian: [leoˈnardo di ˌsɛr ˈpjɛːro da (v)ˈvintʃi] ( listen); 15 April 1452 – 2 May 1519), more commonly Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, was an Italian polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography.
- Science and inventions of Leonardo da Vinci – Wikipedia
Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519) was an Italian polymath, regarded as the epitome of the “Renaissance Man”, displaying skills in numerous diverse areas of study.
- Leonardo Da Vinci’s To Do List (Circa 1490) | TAG Mechanical …
Our To-Do-lists are pretty dull and are so self centered….. The movers and shakers have different priorities and thought process.
- Evaporative Cooling: History of Technology – azevap
We have all experienced the evaporative cooling effect that occurs after exiting a swimming pool on a hot sunny day.
- Evaporative Cooling History – Evaporative Coolers | CULER – Energy …
Evaporative cooling has existed as long as the Earth has had water on its surface, whether as oceans, lakes, ponds or streams. It is no accident that prehistoric animals and primitive humans sought out water sources, especially in hot environments, because they needed it to survive.
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Francois Coignet embedded wrought-iron, I-beams, into the concrete of the roof and the floors of a house he built in Paris, France, in 1862. Continue reading
Pagodas Evolved from the Buddhist Stupas, the first monuments of these types were built in India (circa 483 BCE), and described as a hemispherical mound, topped with a stack of discs. Continue reading
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio (born c. 80–70 BC, died after c. 15 BC), commonly known as Vitruvius or Vitruvi or Vitruvio, was a Roman author, architect, civil engineer and military engineer during the 1st century BC, Continue reading
Apartment houses were built of mud bricks for the purpose of housing labourers in Rome and its Port City of Ostia (now modern Italy). Continue reading
When you hear the words “Freight Elevators”, you may invasion the larger than normal elevators moving skids of product from one floor to the next, come to mind. Continue reading
The World Financial Center in Shanghai, China, on its planned completion date in 2001, was to be 1,507 feet (460 meters) high. Continue reading