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28 Inspirational Architecture Quotes by Famous Architects and Interior Designers

28 Inspirational Architecture Quotes by Famous Architects and Interior Designers

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Quotes

Whatever good things we build end up building us. – Jim Rohn Architecture is a visual art and the buildings speak for themselves. – Julia Morgan I call architecture frozen music. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There is begins. – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Architecture […]

North Korean’s Architect and Designer’s Vision Of The Future

North Korean’s Architect and Designer’s Vision Of The Future

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Debates, Ideas and Discussion

North Korea, also known as the Hermit Kingdom is the most isolated country in the world. Ironically, in a Godless country, the only God is their beloved leader Kim Jong Un. As part of a project with the Koryo Tour group, an architect working in North Korea was asked to design buildings suitable for sustainable […]





6 Incidental Comics on Architecture Design and Architects

6 Incidental Comics on Architecture Design and Architects

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Comics + Illustrations

All images and comics are drawn by Grant Snider and are copyrighted by Incidental Comics. Surprisingly, Grant Snider practices orthodontics in Wichita, Kansas, USA. I guess that explains why it is called ‘Incidental Comics’. Architectural Criticism Translated The city gets tense when a new building appears on the skyline Dancing about architecture Iconic Houses The […]

10 Beautiful Latin and Ancient Greek Architectural Words

10 Beautiful Latin and Ancient Greek Architectural Words

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Architecture Rumbling, Wallpaper

Arkhitekton – master builder, director of works, also known as an architect. Apollodorus (image above) of Damascus is a Greek Architect and Engineer. If you’re wondering why the noses are missing in almost all of Greek and Egyptian sculptures (including the Great Sphinx of Giza), this is because they are deliberately removed by early Christian […]

Office Cubicles Were Once Awesome. So What Went Wrong?

Office Cubicles Were Once Awesome. So What Went Wrong?

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Videos

When the cubicle was invented in 1968 it was actually pretty awesome. Nikhil Saval, author of “Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace,” tells Bloomberg what went wrong with the cubicle, and why we failed to fix it. Video by: Alex Dean, Victoria Blackburn-Daniels. Recommended for you: 35 Beautiful Home Office by Architects 8 Creative […]

7 Work Spaces Of The Most Creative And Successful People

7 Work Spaces Of The Most Creative And Successful People

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Interesting Architectural Stuff

Albert Einstein once asked, “If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?” I am an empty desk person, occasionally it gets very messy when I am busy, other than that, it is always ‘clean’ and simple. To quote Winston Churchill, “We shape our […]

25 Funny Doodles on Coffee, Sleeping, Working Life and etc

25 Funny Doodles on Coffee, Sleeping, Working Life and etc

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Illustration and Presentation

I stumbled upon these really funny doodles by Asia and Landysh Akhmetzyanova. If you love the artists’ doodles, do visit their Lingvistov official site and support them by purchasing greeting cards, high quality prints, children books and stationery. I will shoot you (It’s ok, I’m a photographer) Paper cut: A tree’s glorious moment of revenge. […]

The Correct Graphic Cards for AutoDesk 3D Renderings and Cloud Computing Render Farm

The Correct Graphic Cards for AutoDesk 3D Renderings and Cloud Computing Render Farm

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in AutoCAD

When it comes to 3D rendering, the most expensive graphic card one can buy from a shop is not always the best graphic card. Not many people knows that graphic cards are divided into 2 categories – Gaming and Workstation. Having said that, Nvidia’s GeForce and AMD’s Radeon are build for games, it can be […]

6 Architectural Christmas Posters and DIY Cards

6 Architectural Christmas Posters and DIY Cards

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Comics + Illustrations

It is the time of the month again, if you’re looking at buying Christmas cards for architects, clients and associates, why not print your own Christmas cards? It is more meaningful. Simply download the images above. Here are 4 Architectural Christmas posters by Irma Velkovska, Macedonia. Unlike the other 2 images, you’ll have to purchase […]

An Architect’s Life | Peter Marino

An Architect’s Life | Peter Marino

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Videos

Not your typical architect, and just all architects, they are into black. Peter Marino talks about his career and new show at Miami’s Bass Museum of Art. Recommended for you: Peter Eisenman the Architect Architect’s Dress Code‏ 25 Funny Doodles on Coffee, Sleeping, Working Life and etc 3 Architectural Comics and Architect’s Sleeping Position

9 Famous Architecture Covered In Snow During Winter

9 Famous Architecture Covered In Snow During Winter

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Masterpiece

More often than not, we tend to see images of famous architecture taken during Summer, Spring and Autumn where the sky is blue and grass is green. What about famous architecture during Winter covered in snow? Unfortunately, some architecture appears depressing during Winter. Eiffel Tower, Paris. Source: Pinterest Snow has fallen on the pyramids for […]

9 Creative Christmas Cards Ideas for Architects

9 Creative Christmas Cards Ideas for Architects

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Architecture Humour

Recommended for you: 12 Creative Business Cards For Architects 12 Amazing and Creative Staircase Design Ideas 8 Creative Room Divider / Office Screen Partition Ideas 6 Architectural Christmas Posters and DIY Cards

Julian Treasure: Why Architects Need To Use Their Ears On Invisible Architecture

Julian Treasure: Why Architects Need To Use Their Ears On Invisible Architecture

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Videos

Because of poor acoustics, students in classrooms miss 50 percent of what their teachers say and patients in hospitals have trouble sleeping because they continually feel stressed. Julian Treasure sounds a call to action for designers to pay attention to the “invisible architecture” of sound. Recommended for you: Architecture And The Six Senses 12 Sarcastic […]

Tiny Garage Converted Into A Beautiful Small Living Space

Tiny Garage Converted Into A Beautiful Small Living Space

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Masterpiece

Best house I had ever seen so far. Know in France as Maison Garage, this amazing masterpiece was an old parking converted into a beautiful living space. You do not need a big mansion to live comfortably, let alone big and empty unless you have 10 wives and 50 kids. I can’t imagine living in […]