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RoomScan – Floor Plan Measuring App for Apple iOS iPhone and iPad

RoomScan – Floor Plan Measuring App for Apple iOS iPhone and iPad

Posted by Tengyuen Ngan in Software

If you need a quick and simple measurement of a space, RoomScan is the must have app for your Apple iPhone and iPad. To draws floor plans, just touch each wall with your phone! Like most room measurement apps, this is just another app that scans the room and output a rough estimation of the […]

Ancient Aliens on Ancient Architecture

Ancient Aliens on Ancient Architecture

Posted by Tengyuen Ngan in Architecture Humour

This is not exactly a good documentary, more like a conspiracy by History Channel. If you are into architecture, especially ancient architecture such as the pyramids, the Inca monuments and many more, you will love this ‘Ancient Aliens’ theories. Ancient Alien Conspiracy – The Ancient Astronaut Theory [Full Video Documentary] Ancient astronauts or ancient aliens, […]





We Shape Our Buildings and Afterwards, Our Buildings Shape Us

We Shape Our Buildings and Afterwards, Our Buildings Shape Us

Posted by Tengyuen Ngan in Debates, Ideas and Discussion

What do you see? What is above the woman’s head? What element is the backdrop? Researchers showed this image to people from East Africa, almost all of those took part in the experiment said the lady was balancing a box on her head, in an African culture where there are few angular visual cues, the […]

Architect, Artist and Engineer

Architect, Artist and Engineer

Posted by Tengyuen Ngan in Architecture Humour

An architect, an artist, and an engineer were discussing whether it was better to spend time with the wife or a mistress. The architect said he enjoyed time with his wife, building a solid foundation for an enduring relationship. The artist said he enjoyed time with his mistress, because of the passion and mystery he […]

Nokia Lumia 1020, Best Smartphone Camera for Architectural Photography

Nokia Lumia 1020, Best Smartphone Camera for Architectural Photography

Posted by Tengyuen Ngan in Photography

There is a saying, the best camera is the one that’s always in your pocket. This is why Apple and Nokia focus on making the best camera phone in the market. The opportunity arise when my 3 years old HTC android died a quick and sudden death by accidentally leaping out of the comfort of […]

Kub ‘Minimalist’ Basin by Victor Vasilev Architect

Kub ‘Minimalist’ Basin by Victor Vasilev Architect

Posted by Tengyuen Ngan in Bathroom Design Ideas

Designed by Victor Vasilev Architect, the Kub Basin is a minimalist basin designed with the cleaver use of materials such as Carrara Marble for the wall mounted shelf and support, while the basin is made of extra clear glass. For safety reason, we are assuming it is tempered glass found in all automobiles. Images copyright […]

Architects, Model And Modeling

Architects, Model And Modeling

Posted by Tengyuen Ngan in Comics + Illustrations

For all those single architects and architecture students, happy valentine’s day. And to the lucky one, here is a meme pick up line for mr.architect. Found this comic at 9gag.com, I remember someone wore a ‘Architects do it with model’ T-shirt during my university years. Related posts: Harvard University – School of Architecture Studioworks Architecture […]

9 Inspiring Quotes from Creative Thinkers, Leaders, and Artists

9 Inspiring Quotes from Creative Thinkers, Leaders, and Artists

Posted by Tengyuen Ngan in Quotes, Wallpaper

Just when you need some creative juice flowing down your veins, here are 8 high resolution wallpaper for your desktop and iPads, minus the James Franco quotes. If you are into schools, teaching and kids, do check out Sir Ken Robinson’s book and videos on YouTube. 1920×1080 scalable to (1600×900 or 1366×768) 1440×900 scalable to […]

Final Wooden House in Kumamura Village, Japan by Sou Fujimoto Architects

Final Wooden House in Kumamura Village, Japan by Sou Fujimoto Architects

Posted by Tengyuen Ngan in Masterpiece

Also known as the Jenga House. The idea was conceived by the architect by stacking up 350mm square lumber on top of each other, with a simple act of subtracting and stacking, the final masterpiece has no separations of floor, wall, and ceiling here. The floor becomes the chair, the ceiling becomes the floor, the […]

Dear Architects, I am sick of your shit.

Dear Architects, I am sick of your shit.

Posted by Tengyuen Ngan in Architecture Humour

PartIV has this really really interesting post – “Dear Architects, I am sick of your shit!”. Basically it is an open letter by Annie Choi, a really long letter, honestly there is some truth to it – especially on the sleeping part. Without further ado, here is the letter: Once, a long time ago in […]

Architects – Yes, The Truth Hurts

Architects – Yes, The Truth Hurts

Posted by Tengyuen Ngan in Comics + Illustrations

Look at that awful powerpoint graphic, probably created by an engineer out of anger coz he got dumped by his ex-gf for an architect. Haha, I always thought the number 1 reason why a person ‘venture’ into architecture is because he or she is not good at maths, afraid of blood, and doesn’t like law […]

Download Free AutoCAD Human Figure Library

Download Free AutoCAD Human Figure Library

Posted by Tengyuen Ngan in Architectural Resources

Free download of 150 Human-figure and animal AutoCAD drawing sets for architectural drawings in DWG format. If you happen to have a huge collection of these people / human figure CAD drawings, do email me. Sharing is caring. More? Visit Archiforge.com, they have a huge collection of AutoCAD human figures, and its free. [Download AutoCAD […]

Horizontal Shower – Evolution in the Bathroom by Sieger Design

Horizontal Shower – Evolution in the Bathroom by Sieger Design

Posted by Tengyuen Ngan in Bathroom Design Ideas

Designed by Sieger Design, the Horizontal Shower permits showering using the ambiance tuning technique while reclining. The application combines six water bars recessed into a broad shower field above a reclining space, along with an eTool as the main operating element. Choreography by Schienbein + Pier, images copyright and taken from Dorn Bracht. Related posts: […]

The Perfect Gift for Architect & Interior Designer – 3D Popup Cards

The Perfect Gift for Architect & Interior Designer – 3D Popup Cards

Posted by Tengyuen Ngan in Miniature Art + Model

These 3D pop-up cards are hand-crafted and laser cut by Xoox. They are possibly the best gifts for architects, interior designers, contractors, project manager, landscape architects and all those involved in the construction industry, and football fans too. The level of details is astonishing. If you’re thinking of buying something memorable and unique for your […]