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What materials and building techniques would a Late Medieval-Renaissance city use next to an ocean?

Whatever is local. Shipping (literaly, use ships for transport) is wildly expensive in medieval times so only the rich merchants will be able to use exotic materials. And use "exotic" in a ...
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Futuristic fusion of university campus with desi cultural heritage preserved

Old universities deal with this regularly It costs more to build a new building than to renovate an old one — to a point. Consequently, it's common for universities to use the buildings they started ...
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If clock and calendar was reinvented with today's knowledge, what could they look like?

I would, actually do away with the universal calendar as agreement entirely- and replace it with a personal calendar - of growth and development. Like a heroes exp-bar it would grow over time and ...
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If clock and calendar was reinvented with today's knowledge, what could they look like?

The Purely Metric Day System Why You don't need Years, Months, Hours, Minutes, or Seconds Time is the one last measurement system that we have yet to simplify with a single unit measured by base-10 ...
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What would climates be like outside areas of controlled weather?

Artifically created weather, implies stable weather, implies stable energy levels. Means a stable, constant difference to some part around it. As far as the outside world is concerned it is - like a ...
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Would a bioengineered man with Aromatase excess Syndrome naturally accept that he looks naturally feminine?

He may develop dysmorphia... but probably not for the reasons you think Ultimately it is a choice as an author if you want a specific character to have dysmorphia one way or another; so, instead of ...
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Would a bioengineered man with Aromatase excess Syndrome naturally accept that he looks naturally feminine?

It comes down to cultural context. Arguably, most (if not all) of gender dysphoria in modern society is due to gender norms. Ever since the Industrial Revolution, Western society's perceptions of what ...
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What would climates be like outside areas of controlled weather?

All depends on whether you have a "butterfly effect on demand" magitech where you can very accurately forecast weather and influence it by subtle adjustments. Then you can do anything and ...
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