Construction

Construction is a general term meaning the art and science to form objects, systems, or organizations, and comes from Latin constructio (from com- "together" and struere "to pile up") and Old French construction. To construct is the verb: the act of building, and the noun is construction: how something is built, the nature of its structure. In its most widely used context, construction covers the processes involved in delivering buildings, infrastructure and industrial facilities, and associated activities through to the end of their life. It typically starts with planning, financing, and design, and continues until the asset is built and …

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24 May 2022 English

Content in British Society, 1939-1951 is arranged in collections corresponding to the archives from which they were sourced. You can read more about the archive materials selected for this resource …

free to households for both indoor and outdoor construction. The outdoor 'Anderson' shelter, and later include fortnightly progress reports on shelter construction and management, as well as monthly census reports


5 May 2022 English

Notes of interest with links to documents in Cold War Eastern Europe. Links to photos, maps and compelling stories.

FO 371/160572 whole file Textual File on the construction of the actual physical Berlin wall (replacing Visual West German propaganda pamphlet about the construction of the wall FO 371/163668 5 to 7 Visual American


4 May 2022 English

Cold War Eastern Europe provides access to thousands of files from the political departments of the U.K. Foreign Office responsible for dealing with and reporting on the Soviet Union and …

Missile Crisis, the Sino-Soviet split, and the construction of the Berlin Wall, which solidified the divide


1 May 2022 English

A timeline of major events in the Cold War in Eastern Europe with links to relevant documents.

the Vienna summit August Beginning of the construction of the Berlin Wall Twenty-Second Congress of


1 January 2017 English

1968 was a momentous year. In the West, it is primarily remembered as a moment of global youth revolt.1 Events in Eastern Europe took place within the context of this …

Prominent intellectuals were forced to become construction workers or boiler stokers and writers lost their


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

1361, E f P H A S I S WOULD BE GIVEN TO BASIC CONSTRUCTION WORKS. TOP P R I O R I T Y WOULD GO TO SHORT-TERM very substantial funds were being spent on the construction of irrigation. / I / O W V . (¿UQ-M .


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

large chamber plant of Soviet design is under construction. The coking coal comes from Ostrava by rail hockey. There' is to be further investment in construction: a PRIOR supermarket of 4,000 square meters pollution being brought into the town by the construction lorries. 5. HMA thanked Mr Rovnak for'blending engineering and many other aspects of steel construction, the Kosice works do little more than produce


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file of correspondence and reports concerning religion in Bulgaria. The documents cover a visit to Bulgaria and Romania by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Robert Runcie; details of Runcie's meetings …

which had been moved to make way for new road construction. Luncheon at the Patriarchal Palace was a lively


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

% Equipment for chemical, timber, paper, construction & other industries 11.5 13.3 Lifting & transportation C h e m i c a l , T i m b e r , P a p e r , Construction & other industries 9.8 7.0 Gas & Electric


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

soldiers are often transferred to units engaged in construction projects. H III. POLITICAL OFFENCES fl Article


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