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November 6, 2014
Who Should Choose The Architecture Career

Architecture is the finest degree of design and the process of building structures that are used to congregate and organize human activities. Architecture itself is an art that involves physics, geometry, business, and an overall sense of creativity. Architecture is a highly respected study that includes only the finest degree of building. Architects are perhaps […]

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September 3, 2014
History and Architecture of 311 South Wacker Drive

311 South Wacker Drive is post-modern designed building in the Loop neighborhood of Chicago. It is currently the 8th tallest building in Chicago and the 24th tallest building in the United States. It is interestingly the tallest building in the world that is known by its address. The building is one of the most visible […]

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August 30, 2014
Abraj Al Bait, Fourth Tallest Building

Located in Saudi Arabia the Abraj Al Bait building is the tallest in the country and 4th tallest around the world. The building has a large worshipping room with a capacity of 10,000. A 5 star hotel is also within the building to accommodate for the many people who go on a pilgrimage to Mecca to participate […]

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July 6, 2014
John Mayer's House in New York

A Cool Pad for a Cool Guy John Mayer does not slack off when it comes to music making. That is for sure because he has had many hits over the past decade on the radio. John has also dated many Hollywood celebrities and is a pretty big deal in the music business now. John […]

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June 21, 2014
What Eminent Domain is and Why Its Important to Know About it

What is Eminent Domain? Eminent domain is the power for the government to take private property for public use. Over the past few years eminent domain has been used by plenty of municipalities around the United States. It has been used in the past to build government buildings like schools and court houses. Recently eminent […]

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June 1, 2014
Using Renewable Energy Sources in your Home or Business

If you are a home owner or small business owner that is looking for ways to implement long-term savings from your expenses then you might want to consider using renewable sources for your energy consumption or at least part of your consumption. Not only does this help conserve the environment and reduce your carbon footprint […]

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May 27, 2014
Portland's Urban Growth Boundary

A Different Type of Urban Planning Portland, Oregon deals with urban growth management, political issues concerning citizens, and environmental issues. The most interesting of all three of these concepts is definitely urban growth management. Portland not only is using some form of this, but it is revolutionizing the idea. Portland planners are part of a […]

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May 22, 2014
Architecture and History of Shanghai

A City With So Much History and Architecture Shanghai, China is one of the most influential commercial and financial centers in the world. It ranks fifth in the 2011 edition of the Global Financial Centres Index . There are many flourishing industries in the metropolitan area. Architecture in Shanghai varies from historic to modern. The […]

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May 19, 2014
Google Tokyo Office: A Look Into An Amazing Place

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 the oriental influence of […]

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April 1, 2014
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 building a roof garden yourself […]

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March 25, 2014
Architecture and Why Its Relevant

Architecture Is More Necessary than you Think Architecture is an art and science involving the design and planning of the built world. No matter where you go, you see some form of architecture. Look at the front of your house, somewhere down the line, an architect designed the view you are looking at. It is […]

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December 30, 2013
30 St Mary Axe Modern Architecture London

What is the "30 St Mary Axe" Building? 30 St Mary Axe is a modern, sustainable building located in London's financial district. The building is also widely known as the the Gherkin building and previously called the Swiss Re Building. It was built in 2003 and opened in 2004. In 1992 the Baltic Exchange (a trading center) […]

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December 26, 2013
History and Pictures of Paris, France

History Of Paris, France Paris is the capital and largest city of France. It is located on the Seine River in the north end of the country. The city has 2.2 million people in it as of 2009. Its whole metropolitan area consists of over 12 million people. By the late 12th century, Paris had become […]

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December 17, 2013
Seattle Washington Tower: Space Needle

The Space Needle observation tower located in Seattle Washington. The building/tower is an official landmark of the Pacific Northwest and an icon of Seattle. Additionally, tt was built for the the 1962 World's Fair. It gets around 20,000 people every day using it's elevators. Check out the Seattle Washington Tower. Architecture/Design Edward E. Carlson and […]

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December 16, 2013
Breathtaking Images of Tokyo and Its Skyline

The World's Largest City Will Impress You Tokyo is not only the largest city in Japan, its the largest in the world. The density in Japan is astronomically high compared to any city in the United States. This is because there is such little land for how many people there are in Japan. Tokyo, Japan […]

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December 12, 2013
Apple's New Headquarters Building Approved For Construction

Cupertino City approved the renderings of Apple's new headquarters campus. Images of 3d renderings have been floating everywhere on the internet. The campus is a 2.8-million-square-foot UFO within a man-made forest of northeast corner of Cupertino California. The first images leaked out as far back as 2011 but we did not understand how the workers live […]

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November 27, 2013
Futuristic Architecture of the Lloyds of London Building

Intro to the Vision of the Architect - Why Cover Up? The Lloyds Building located in London is also referred to the "inside out building" because of its mechanical-like architecture. From an outside perspective, the way that humans tend to cover up what makes something work, such as the gears or mechanical substances, is quit […]

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November 24, 2013
The World's Tallest Waterslide in Kansas City

The World's Tallest Waterslide Looks as Terrifying As It Sounds Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City is getting ready to break a world record. Kansas City needs some fun due to it being in the middle of nowhere, so is it shocking they will now have the world's tallest water slide. The slide is as tall […]

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November 13, 2013
Underground Pedway System Chicago - Everything you Need to Know

Part of thriving within an urban setting is discovering crazy, mind blowing factoids about the city that you call home. Urban Splatter is only scratching the surface of what this world's urban development has to offer to you. So get off the computer and start discovering! Well actually first read this article. You might be […]

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October 19, 2013
Cool Office Designs: Webshake Office in Romania made by Archinteriors

Innovative Interior Office Designs that you Should Try Out Monica Corduneanu of Archinteriors designed an office for Webshake, a company in Romania. According to the designer, the idea was to make a unique and personalized space. Their clients wanted a fun and colorful interior. This is why they chose to use two strong colors, turquoise and yellow, […]

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October 18, 2013
Seattle Skyline Pictures and More

Seattle and Its Amazing Skyline Seattle's economy is made up of older industrial companies, and "new economy" Internet and technology companies, design, service, and clean technology companies. The city's gross product was $231 billion in 2010.  This made it the 12th largest metropolitan economy in the United States. The Port of Seattle, which also operates Seattle–Tacoma International Airport, is a […]

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October 7, 2013
Most Affordable Cities in the United States

Where are the cheapest cities in the United States? Have you ever wondered what U.S. cities have the lowest cost of living? The Council for Community and Economic Research studied the after tax prices of common things in over 300 United States urban areas. The council dealt with calculating over 40,000 prices. Some of the things they […]

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September 20, 2013
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 your old wooden doors is an often over-looked element of your house renovations that really adds the final architectural touch to your home, office, shops and/or garage. What I admire about these […]

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August 26, 2013
Rapper Drake House: The Hidden Hills Palace

Drizzy or the rapper Drake has an amazing resort styled mansion in California. It contains a multi-million dollar pool that boasts cascading waterfalls, slides, and more. Other exterior features of Drake’s house include a five stall horse facilities with riding area, sand volleyball court, tennis court, commercial bathrooms, mechanical bull, and viewing pavilions. Check out […]

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