Thursday, May 23, 2019

A Change in Our City’s Infrastructure After Boston Marathon Bombing

// // In a city with garbage cans, mail boxes, dumpsters and parked cars, it is practically impossible to prevent such a catastrophic event...

Sandra Bullock New Orleans Victorian House

Sandra Bullock purchased this New Orleans Victorian Goth house in 2007. The title of the property is Koch-Mays House. Even back then the architects...

City destinations for architecture enthusiasts

For those who arrange their vacation itineraries around the appreciation of architecture, here are three cities that score highly on the world’s list as...

Top Architecture Books of all Time

If you are an aspiring architect or just interested the beauty of architecture that surrounds us then you must read the following books as...

Gardens by the Bay, Singapore Architecture

Gardens by the bay is a centrally located park in Singapore, Singapore that takes up 101 hectares. The park is part of the governments...

New Architecture Trend – Aluminum Roller Shutter Doors

Remember those clunky, waterlogged wooden shutter doors? Long gone are those days, with the new wave of aluminum roller shutter doors from Hoful Factory. Replacing...

“50 architecture ideas you really need to know” Book Review

Book Review by Urban Splatter If you are like me, you usually don't buy books but you rent them from the library. After racking up...

Museum of Science and Industry – Smart Home Exhibit

Buildings are becoming more and more environmentally conscious, to showcase the possibilities the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago is showcasing The Smart...

Best Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes

Frank Lloyd Wright was a revolutionary architect that implemented contemporary designs incorporating environment into his designs. He was also a great writer. Here are some of...

Architecture for Fish? Underwater Homes Shelter Wildlife

Artist Jason deCaires Taylor is no stranger to the otherworldly marine environment. In fact, he has developed some of the most wonderful, heavenly scenes...

The History and Architecture of Two Prudential Plaza

Two Prudential Plaza Two Prudential Plaza is currently the 6th tallest building in Chicago and the 13th tallest in the United States. Various companies are...

Architecture of the Lincoln Memorial

A Special Memorial for a Special President The 99 foot monument dedicated to Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, is not only...

Hovering Observation Deck Above Grand Central Terminal

Architecture firm SOM has proposed adding a floating observation deck that slides up and down the sides of two new skyscrapers. SOM states that the...

What You Did Not Know About the St. Louis Gateway Arch

An American Monument The St. Louis Gateway Arch is a modern marvel of American architecture. It is currently the tallest man-made monument in the United...