Category: Construction
February 21, 2019
Making Technology-led Design Stylish

Real estate shows are increasingly being dominated by smart-first construction, as exemplified by the AP's report on Control4's unique house design at Design Construction Week. Technology does not necessarily square with good design, though, but signs are that creative architecture is finally reacting to the changing market.  Driving the industry The driving force behind this change is a […]

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January 30, 2019
How to Find and what are the Top 4 Kinds of Prefab Homes?

Are you looking for an affordable housing option? Prefab homes are gaining a lot of popularity in current times. They are improving in the quality and are available in affordable prices and different budgets. It is that kind of home which is made in bits and pieces by the manufacturer for being assembled later on. […]

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July 3, 2018
Why You Need to Invest in Real Estate in Turkey?

Turkey is a fast-growing economy in the world. Located amidst the Aegean Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Marmara Sea and the Black Sea, Turkey is an ideal location for businesses and it has a global tourism industry. Istanbul, the economic heart of Turkey was also named the ‘European Culture Capital’ in 2010. There has been a constant […]

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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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November 22, 2017
Fraud, Deceptions, and Downright Lies About Architecture Exposed

The Basics of Architecture Read everything you can about architecture. Architecture is not your usual level. As such, it is not only invaluable to our future success, but one of the only disciplines that can be categorized not only as a science, but also an art. Public building architecture also helps define society. Top Architecture […]

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July 25, 2016
Kevin Jonas's House in Boonton

It is time for Kevin Jonas and his wife, Danielle to sell their house, now they are expecting their second child. It is time for them to settle down. Originally built in 2014 when his band was winding down, he launched his construction career with JonasWerner Fine Custom Homes. Self-described as “Hamptons-style”, the mansion features […]

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January 31, 2016
China builds sky high Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge

Travelers and tourists will soon be able to walk across the world’s longest and highest glass bottom bridge. The bridge spans two cliffs in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park located in China’s Hunan Province. It is 430 meters long and six meters wide hovering over a 300 meter drop. The bridge hangs above the Zhangjiajie Grand […]

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July 27, 2015
NeNe Leaks House: The Atlanta Pad

A Great House for an Atlanta reality TV show star NeNe Leakes is known for being on the Bravo channel on various reality TV shows. She recently sold her house in Atlanta for this house in Duluth, Georgia. The house features various fireplaces, a theater, and pool. The house is currently still under construction and […]

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April 26, 2015
Modern Shipping Container Construction in Northern Ireland

Amazing Modern Ideas Coming to Northern Ireland Specifications: Architects: Patrick Bradley Architects Location: Woodland, County Cavan, Ireland Year: 2014 Engineer: Joe Young Engineering Photos:   What do you think of the Modern Shipping Container Construction in Northern Ireland?

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January 6, 2015
The History and Architecture of the John Hancock Building

A Chicago Marvel Stand Tall its Skyline The John Hancock Center was erected in 1969 after four years of construction. This Chicago icon is known for its architecture and style. The super tall structure was at one point the tallest building in Chicago (1969-1973). It was the third building in the world to be built […]

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January 4, 2015
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 stationed in the massive building, including consulates and Chicago radio stations. Construction on the building began in 1988 and finished nearly two years later in 1990. The building is very […]

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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 14, 2014
The Old and New Trends in American Architecture

Trends in the realm of architecture take quite a long time to develop because of construction time and it takes time for the development of new materials and such. It seems as the faster a trend comes in the faster it will fade away. Other trends that take years to catch on seem to have […]

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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 7, 2014
The Tree-House Once Owned By Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger's Tree House in California Lives on Heath Ledger was an Australian-born actor and director. He moved to The United States in 1998 to develop his acting career. From that point on he was able to produce and work on 19 films until his death at the age of 28 in 2008. He was […]

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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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July 23, 2014
Katie Couric Hamptons House: Cool Getaway

Katie Couric is a well achieved news anchor journalist and talk-show host. She has worked at all three major American television networks, NBC, CBS and ABC. She has recently also became the global news anchor for Yahoo news. Check out the Katie Couric Hamptons house. Katie Couric recently married John Molner, June 21st 2014. In […]

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July 16, 2014
Josh Hutcherson's House in Laurel Canyon

A House With Views for An Amazing Actor Josh Hutcherson is an American actor known for being in movies like The Hunger Games and Zathura. He was born in Union, Kentucky in 1992. Later on towards high school, his parents and him went to Los Angeles to pursue his career in entertainment. This went well […]

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July 13, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin's House only $1 Billion

President Obama earns $400,000 annually and an extra couple hundred thousand from books and publicity events. This is clearly not the case for Russian president Vladimir Putin as just his house is estimated to be worth more than $1 billion, his assets are said to make him the wealthiest person in the world. He has […]

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June 30, 2014
The History and Architecture of the Willis Tower in Chicago

The World's Tallest Tower in the 80's is Still Very Stunning The Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower was constructed in Chicago, Illinois. In 1973 when the building was completed, it was the tallest building in the world. It stayed this way from 1973 until 1998. The building took the title from the […]

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June 28, 2014
Behind the scenes: Architecture project management

The advancement of construction techniques, materials and building regulations in recent years means that the early development phase is more complex than ever before and there is a growing need for project managers to accurately record and manage the two key resources; time and money. If you are interested in pursuing a Project Management MBA […]

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June 24, 2014
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 you will be changed after. They really make you think about the place you are sitting in right now, and beyond anything that you can come up with by yourself. They […]

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