Architecture in Town

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U07A1-Architecture in Town

Capella University

Chrissy Zufall

August 25th, 2012

The first building that I decided to examine is the office building where I used to work. I was there for 40 or more hours weekly and, even though I came to the same place day in and day out it started to become very tedious, I have to say that I still appreciated the aesthetics and architecture around me.

There is a hot tub business and an insurance company accident appraiser that is beside our office. Our building is very long, short building that is supported by cement legs and it has one parking lot going to the left and right sides of the building. In the back, sides and the front, of this massive building is nothing but all glasss that is made of up of approximately 2,000 windows! During the daytime hours, the glass around the building becomes like a shield that darkens up and it prohibits anyone from peering insidcetus building, but in the evening period, it lights up as bright as the city lights of New York.

Our corporate colors are grey, black and white and the entire building is comprised of grey and white signs and a black trim that can't easily be seen from the outside. The elevators that lead up to the second floor are a ‘type A’ personality’s dream, meaning it is perfectly symmetrical and cleverly crafted in the shape of a “Z” that could be seen from the sidewalk below and the street beyond. The elevators run in all day long, carrying people up and down, to and from their areas where they need to be.

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This building is absolutely modern, with sharp angles, attractive colors and bold landscaping. It fits in very well with the surroundings (adjacent to a highway and shares a circular driveway with a very large shopping mall/shopping annex)

Our lunch room, or “Atrium”…...

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