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Best Laptop Deals for Architecture Students 2016

Purchasing a laptop for school can be an overwhelming task consisting of hours of research. Being an architecture student myself and having a background in computer repair services I am able to provide you with research about the most current laptop deals, saving you research and time that you can …

A farmer walks through a field near a replica of the Eiffel Tower at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province August 1, 2013. Tianducheng, developed by Zhejiang Guangsha Co. Ltd., started constructing in 2007 and was known as a knockoff of Paris with a scaled-replica of the Eiffel Tower, standing 108 metres, and Parisian houses. Although designed to accommodate at least ten thousand people, Tianducheng remains sparsely populated and is now considered as a "ghost town", according to local media. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS REAL ESTATE TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

China seeks to regulate “weird” architecture

White Houses. Arcs de Triomphe. Eiffel Tower. Pantslike structures. Phallic structures. Structures such as these litter the Chinese landscape. But 2016 might be the year China’s strange architecture comes to an end. As cities grow uncontrollably, China struggles to regulate the growth of urbanization. A directive issued on Sunday by …

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How to Repurpose/Refinish Old Furniture

Turning drab furniture into fab furniture can be strenuous at first but rewarding in the end. James Whistler once said, “An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.” This is very true for any field of creativity. It all starts with a vision. Visual learners are typically …

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Google’s Tokyo Office

Google keeps popping up unique and trendy office spaces around the world. Their newest one is in Tokyo. The space is located in the shopping district of Roppongi, and was designed by the Japanese firm Klein Dytham. All of google’s office have their trademark vibrant basic color scheme. You can see …

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Dubai – Largest Water Fountain Show in the World

It is quite ironic to have such a large aquatic feature in one of the driest/hottest areas of the Earth. The 30 acre Burj Khalifa Lake contains this massive fountain (sets of fountains). The magnitude of the jets are unreal in that they reach as high as a 50 story building. …

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Rooftop Gardens – the “Green Roof” not just a Trend

Green roofs or rooftop gardens are roofs of buildings, residential, commercial or industrial that have been covered completely or partially in any form of vegetation to provide a wide variety of benefits. Rooftop gardens are not only aesthetically appealing, they are economical and obviously environmentally friendly. If you are considering …