Drexel CMGT 101-2008 - week 1 history

Drexel CMGT - Intro to Construction Management CMGT 101 Instructor Douglas Carney AIA History Construction Management Pyramids The Great Pyramid of

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Intro to Construction Management CMGT 101 Instructor Douglas Carney, AIA
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History - Construction Management Pyramids - The Great Pyramid of Khufu was built in about 2600 B.C. . It is a huge structure built from over two million blocks of stone.
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Chinese fortification built from the 3rd century BC until the beginning of the 17th century 3948 miles long Limestone, granite, p  
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Mayan Construction Evolved over time Simple spans Sophisticated entrances Pyramidal structures Decorative arts
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History - Construction Management Greek temples - were meant to serve as homes for the individual god or goddess who protected and sustained the community
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History - Construction Management Haga Sophia – circa 500 BC mosque largest dome structure in the world
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Roman Roads To transport the army To transport goods and services Width defined by a Roman team of horses 50,000 miles of road
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US Interstate System To transport the army To transport goods and services Width defined by a teamsters of the 1930’s 42,795 miles of road $4,880,000 in 1935 Construction begins in 1956
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2009 for the course CM 101 taught by Professor Carney during the Spring '09 term at Drexel.

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Drexel CMGT - Intro to Construction Management CMGT 101 Instructor Douglas Carney AIA History Construction Management Pyramids The Great Pyramid of

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