Category: Building Materials
May 27, 2019
Poetry Foundation by John Ronan Architects

Introduction The Poetry Foundation by architect John Ronan is in itself poetic in the way ones moves through the building’s material layers of zinc, glazing, and wood. One has a constant view of the heart of the building; the courtyard garden. The courtyard garden nourishes poets through audio performances of their work. Check out more […]

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April 23, 2019
10 Myths About Home Insurance

Home insurance is a big market, and so is the topic. Complicated is an understatement when referring to how home insurance feels like. Not all people have an understanding of how things work, and some have decided to believe some things and without any facts, share their opinions with others. As a result, there are […]

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June 2, 2018
The Benefits of Using Steel in Building Structures

Buildings and skyscrapers have always been a remark of development in any country. The technological advancement that has taken place in the architectural development has been immense. Beginning from the early ages buildings and forts were constructed among rocks and with rocks and are still standing strong till today. However, we cannot rely on rocks […]

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January 2, 2015
High Museum of Art by Richard Meier, Atlanta

Architect: Richard Meier Date / Location: 1983 Atlanta Georgia Form: The building is situated with a focal point directing towards the corner of two streets. Being 2 miles from downtown Atlanta, the building’s size is in accordance to the surrounding shorter buildings. The exterior includes a long ramp that extends to the street. The color […]

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November 7, 2014
This Urban Algae Farm Eats Up Highway Air Pollution

Implementing Environmentally Friendly Algae Farms on Highways A French firm has completed a design for an algae farm suspended over a small stretch of highway in Geneva, Switzerland. This algae farm has the ability to obtain nature's energy in a clean way. Algae can generate energy from photosynthesis using sunlight and carbon dioxide, churning out […]

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October 3, 2014
How Architecture Will Change in 50 Years

The World of Architecture in 50 Years Architecture is a constantly changing art form, yet any era of architecture can be admired and some prefer historical architecture for many different reasons. The construction materials have stayed fairly constant over the years with slight modifications along the way. Some of these modifications include fire resistant materials, […]

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September 10, 2014
A Civil Engineering Internship Experience

Just Some Hands On Work Before You Launch You Career When looking for an internship, many people look for one that concerns their professional field, pays well, and is fairly close. Being able to advance your skills in your own professional area is amazing and even better when you can get a salary as well. […]

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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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May 24, 2014
Why The Golden Gate Bridge Is An Engineering Marvel

The Most Beautiful Bridge In America This bridge is more than a way to get to work every day, it is an engineering marvel. The bridge spans over the three mile long straight that is in between the Pacific Ocean and the San Francisco Bay. US Route 101 runs through the bridge and continues up […]

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December 25, 2013
Angkor Wat, Cambodia - Largest Religious Monument in the World

First Hindu and now Buddhist, The Angkor Wat temple complex is the largest in the world. The temple complex was built in the 12th century by the Khmer (now Cambodia) King Suryavarman II. The complex is a high-class example of Khmer architecture. The attraction continues to amaze people and attract tourists, and is even on the […]

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December 4, 2013
Ree Drummond, Pioneer Woman's Amazing Kitchen

What a True Pioneer Woman Lives In Check out the Pioneer Woman kitchen! It is simply amazing. Ree Drummond does an amazing job at making the best kitchen there is. Ree Drummond, the Pioneer Woman, who started a blog that inspired many home cooks and has a show on the Food Network. Her ranch in […]

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October 20, 2013
Modern Transparent Slot Table by Eric Pfeiffer

Modern Furniture at its Finest The Slot Table is AMAC’s first piece of furniture produced. Inspired by the clean, square design of classic M Series boxes, this versatile acrylic side table is very functional and cool looking. Its transparency gives the Slot Table an unexpected lightness, while the reflective nature of the acrylic brightens a room […]

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March 15, 2013
Sustainable California Beach House for Retired Couple

  The imposing Coastlands House was especially developed by Carver + Schicketanz for a retired couple in Big Sur, California, USA. The majestic oaks located on the site dominate the neighboring landscape and direct the views towards the Pacific coast to the West. According to the architects, “a massive stone base connects the structure to […]

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February 21, 2013
5 Architectural Fails

Tacoma Narrows Bridge, Tacoma, WA The Tacoma Narrows Bridge was a suspension bridge that connected the port city of Tacoma, WA, with the Kitsap Peninsula. It was the third-longest suspension bridge in the world when it opened to the public on July 1, 1940, but it closed four months later after a spectacular collapse. The […]

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January 3, 2013
Chinese City Built From Scratch Released by KPF

While China still has so many empty cities still waiting more than 10 years to be occupied, they still plan on building up another large city. This city is much different, read more to find out how. Directly from the  international architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF). The KPF design for the Meixi Lake master plan […]

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August 23, 2012
Artist Uses Pens to Create Extremely Realistic Images

A photograph? Think again, these drawings were created by 29 year old attorney Portugal-based attorney Samuel Silva. He says that drawing these amazing images is only a hobby. His images are based from  Russian photographer Kristina Tararina. You read the title right, he uses standard Bic ballpoint pens as his choice of material. He uses a total of eight […]

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