Architecture Collection are works that are both the process and product of planning, designing and construction. Architectural works, in the material form of buildings, are often perceived as cultural symbols and as works of art. Historical civilizations are often identified with their surviving architectural achievements.
Bright lights, towering skyscrapers, frantic people: welcome to the Big Apple! New York City is one of the most fascinating cities in the entire world and its museums, restaurants, night-life, architecture and trends will conquer you
This paper traces the evolution of social housing design with an emphasis on the lost altruism that was initially central to Constructivist social housing.
This article seeks to illuminate a commandeering of a design philosophy to serve capitalist property development. It is proposed to contrast various world renowned projects to their Constructivist forerunners highlighting the abandonment of the movement's social ideals for stylistic icon creation. Turning a social philosophy into a capitalist marketing strategy. I believe that little or no attention is being paid to the hallow misappropriation of revolutionary ideas by leading architects.
About a year ago, the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) in Chicago selected the Interlace, a luxury housing development in Singapore designed by the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), as the inaugural winner of its Urban Habitat Award. The development was cited by the jury for breaking down the preconception of stand-alone icons, for creating a ‘topographical phenomenon’ and was hailed for creatively realizing the model of a ‘tower as a park.’ ...
This is an interesting concept for anybody, who doesn't need to build on a trailer. The materials are innovative and easily available in many areas of the world. Bamboo is extremely strong and if the fram eis done properly it should be able to withstand earth quakes. Mesh wire could be added. All material are light. Add your own touches and make if more comfortable, if you need.
262 sqf / 24.34 sqm
This is an extreme design, for extreme conditions.
Maybe you would call it a cabin or a shed, no wheels necessary, no restriction from a trailer.
It needs to be off-grid, water from a stream, solar panels, internet only via satellite phone.
It has to be really cheap and fast to build with local (Burmese) villagers.
It needs to protect against mosquitoes, as it is in a malaria region with increasing resistance against the medications.
¿Tiene algún sentido mantener vivas las tradiciones culturales y arquitectónicas aún a costa de la calidad de vida de sus habitantes? El ejercicio se pregunta por el sentido del poblamiento en la región que hoy conocemos como El Carmen en el Norte de Santander. Las respuestas nos han llevado a la valoración de una arquitectura colonial específica del municipio mencionado y los elementos "duros" que le dan su razón de ser, que la sostienen o debilitan: su economía, las tr...
Somos seres geográficos, esto significa que al habitar un espacio lo transformamos para convertirlo en nuestra casa, pero al mismo tiempo ese lugar transformado nos define y transforma a nosotros como especie y sociedad.
A how to book on Chinese construction, in theory and practice.
Abstract: A tendering is a negotiating process for a contract through by a tenderer issuing an invitation, bidders submitting bidding documents and the tenderer accepting a bidding by sending out a notification of award. It is a main measure for completing market economy in China. According to laws and new regulations, rulers and codes new issued, this book introduces fundamental knowledge and techniques in theory and practice for a construction contract by bids, such as...
Situated along the Pearl River, Guangzhou has a lot of up-to-date shiny glassy skyscrapers and some densely-populated districts, in which everything is to be found (technological items, dry fishes, clothes, all kinds of food, etc.). Every corner is a hidden treasure
Bangkok is the most vibrant city in South-eastern Asia, cosmopolitan and exotic, ancient and modern, frenetic and enjoyable. Chinatown and its street vendors, Dusit and the Ananda Samakhom Throne Hall, Sukhumvit with its street markets, the busy Prathumwan quarter, the floating market in Taling Chan: every place deserves a visit but absolutely do not forget the Royal Palace and the Wat Pho temple (with a giant golden Buddha)
A subtropical climate, skyscrapers everywhere, busy people, mountains of electronic gadgets, wonderful sceneries suspended from hills to the sea: this is Hong Kong!
This book contains information about modern technology behind architecture and the study of a successful architectural design and plan.