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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 Harvard University […]

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 […]





23 Architectural Fonts – Download Free Fonts Similar To Architect’s Handwriting

23 Architectural Fonts – Download Free Fonts Similar To Architect’s Handwriting

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Architectural Resources, Fonts

[ Updated ] Architectural font intended for use in technical drawings, presumably with Google Sketchup 7 and the hand-drawn strokes feature. Now, everyone can write like an architect! More architecture fonts: Woolkarth-Bold Bold Font (Free) Flux Architect (Free) Architect Bold by Australian Type Foundry ($25) Graphite Light by Adobe ($26) Tekton Pro Regular by Francis […]

A Tale of Two Bridges | Preserving Heritage

A Tale of Two Bridges | Preserving Heritage

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Videos

With thousands of bridges in New York State deemed structurally deficient, there are two choices: repair or rebuild. The 60-year-old Tappan Zee Bridge and the Brooklyn Bridge are the latest examples. Recommended for you: 13 Famous Building Under Construction 11 Interesting Facts – Architecture & Construction 6 Cities and their Skyscrapers Reaching for the Stars

15th Glenn Murcutt International Architecture Master Class, Australia [ Sign Up Now ]

15th Glenn Murcutt International Architecture Master Class, Australia [ Sign Up Now ]

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Debates, Ideas and Discussion

The fifteenth Glenn Murcutt International Architecture Master Class will take place 05 – 19 July 2015. The first week will be held at the magnificent Boyd Education Centre ‘Riversdale’, on the banks of the Shoalhaven River, south of Sydney – the building designed by Glenn Murcutt (with his wife Wendy Lewin and Reg Lark) has […]

Villa Kogelhof – Energy Saving and Geothermal Storage System Architecture

Villa Kogelhof – Energy Saving and Geothermal Storage System Architecture

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Masterpiece

Photography: Jeroen Musch | Image Source: Paulderuiter.com Villa Kogelhof by Paul de Ruiter is designed based on complete autarky: therefore the house is energy neutral. By using several techniques, the villa will have a comfortable climate all seasons, whilst being extremely energy efficient. It was an important wish from our client to create a simple, […]

10 Quotes By Famous Architects On Architecture

10 Quotes By Famous Architects On Architecture

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Quotes

The sun never knew how great it was until it struck the side of a building. – Louis Kahn I don’t know why people hire architects and then tell them what to do. – Frank Gehry You can use an eraser on the drafting table or a sledge hammer on the construction site. – Frank […]

Mirage Residence By Kois Associated Architects

Mirage Residence By Kois Associated Architects

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Masterpiece

Located in the northern side of the Cyclades, Tinos is the third largest island of island group. Well known as the “Island of Madonna”, Tinos is the greatest center of pilgrimage in Greece. Within its landscape of rugged, rocky hills lay more than 40 villages, like marble fragments of an ancient statue scattered across the […]

10 Famous Architects Separated at Birth

10 Famous Architects Separated at Birth

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Architecture Humour

All images via archinet.com (a really noteworthy forum, do visit) with the post title separated at birth, I just couldn’t agree more with them, all of these great architects do look alike. Pointer by Archidose. Now, architecture can be fun – sometimes. Rem Koolhaas | Jacques Herzog Daniel Libeskind | Lee Evans Zaha Hadid | […]

Enter North Korea’s Pyongyang

Enter North Korea’s Pyongyang

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Videos

“Enter Pyongyang” is another stunning collaboration between city-­branding pioneer JT Singh and flow-motion videographer Rob Whitworth. Blending time-lapse photography, acceleration and slow motion, HD and digital animation, they have produced a cutting‐edge panorama of a city hardly known, but one emerging on the visitor’s landscape as North Korea’s opening unfolds. North Korea was the last […]

8 Frank Lloyd Wright Stamps

8 Frank Lloyd Wright Stamps

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Interesting Architectural Stuff

Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, who was a pioneer of the modern style. He is considered one of the greatest figures in 20th-century architecture. The Stamp on the right was launch in the USA in the year 1965, entitled – Frank Lloyd Wright in front of the Guggenheim Museum, New York. U.S. Postal […]

10 Breathtaking Infinity Swimming Pools Around The World

10 Breathtaking Infinity Swimming Pools Around The World

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Masterpiece

According to Google, the most googled infinity edge pool (also named negative edge, zero edge, infinity pool, disappearing edge, or vanishing edge pool) is the Marina Bay Sands’ infinity swimming pool. Maybe it is because the infinity swimming pool is the highest infinity pool in the world siting on top of a high rise in […]

Modern Minimalist Design Furniture for Compact Living

Modern Minimalist Design Furniture for Compact Living

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Contemporary Furniture

If you’re into compact living, these videos will provide the much needed inspiration. Philips Johnson once said: “Today industrial design is functionally motivated and follows the same principles as modern architecture: machine-like simplicity, smoothness of surface, avoidance of ornament…. It is perhaps the most fundamental contrast between the two periods of design that in 1900 […]

5 Creative and Beautifully Crafted Ceiling Fan to Beat the Summer Heat

5 Creative and Beautifully Crafted Ceiling Fan to Beat the Summer Heat

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Contemporary Furniture

According to Wikipedia: “A ceiling fan is a mechanical fan, usually electrically powered, suspended from the ceiling of a room, that uses hub-mounted rotating paddles to circulate air. Casablanca Fan Co. ceiling fan from the early 1980s. A ceiling fan rotates much more slowly than an electric desk fan; it cools people effectively by introducing […]