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An Architect’s Life | Peter Marino

An Architect’s Life | Peter Marino

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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 3 Architectural Comics and Architect’s Sleeping Position The Image Of The Architect

9 Famous Architecture Covered In Snow During Winter

9 Famous Architecture Covered In Snow During Winter

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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 […]





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

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

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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

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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 […]

A Tale of Two Bridges | Preserving Heritage

A Tale of Two Bridges | Preserving Heritage

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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 ]

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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

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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, […]

Mirage Residence By Kois Associated Architects

Mirage Residence By Kois Associated Architects

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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 […]

Enter North Korea’s Pyongyang

Enter North Korea’s Pyongyang

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“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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

101 Things I Learned in Architecture School by Matthew Frederick

101 Things I Learned in Architecture School by Matthew Frederick

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Image Source: bartkowalski.com I purchased the “101 Things I Learned in Architecture School” and after 10 minutes of reading, I conclude that this is a funny and by far the best architecture book – ever, this is a book that students of architecture will want to keep in the studio and in their backpacks. It […]