Category: Travel
May 22, 2015
Louis Kahn Famous American Architect

Intro to Louis Kahn Louis Khan was very unique in his designs. He was known for his fusion of contradictory sources into his architecture. His education from the University of Pennsylvania gave him a Beaux Arts influence with a modern style. He admired works of Greek and ancient Roman temples. To him Brunelleschi was to […]

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April 30, 2015
California's Glass Beach

A Beach Like No Others There is a secluded beach near Fort Bragg, California that is filled with many different colors of rocks and even diamonds. Starting in 1906, the community of Fort Bragg started dumping their garbage into the Pacific Ocean. Whether it was food waste, plastic, or glass, it was all dumped right into […]

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April 17, 2015
Plans for 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Resort Look Stunning

An Amazing Plan for the Olympics Architecture firm in Seoul, Planning Korea, has created a design for a seaside resort hotel. This area will be hosting visitors of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Specifications: Rooms: 946 Square Feet: 29,493 ft^2 Type: Hotel The hotel is located in a prime position for tourism. […]

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January 12, 2015
Zifeng Tower Architecture and Information China

China's Zifeng Tower Mimics the Society The Zifeng Tower (formerly known as Nanjing Greenland Financial Center) composes two separate blocks connected by a podium. The skyscraper is divided into sections containing hotels, restaurants, shopping and mostly offices. The interesting geometry of the building mimics the existing road structures. This building is very cool to look at […]

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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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December 31, 2014
Where You Live Says A Lot About You

It is pretty evident that where you reside reflects your lifestyle and personality. If you would like to change your lifestyle or would like to see what your location says about you then please read the following guide. Living in the Suburbs The suburbs is a weird transition for people who don't belong in the […]

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December 29, 2014
10 Maps That Help You Make Sense of the World

Maps That Make You Think Below are just 10 of many maps that show you interesting aspects of the world. Take a look at a few and be amazed, unless you knew about all of these before. Some of these maps show political and physical borders of countries, but they have much more meaning to […]

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December 22, 2014
Top 5 Chicago Instagram Photos of 2014

 Top Urban Splatter Instagram Photos of Chicago from 2014 Here are just some of the best pictures taken of Chicago for Urban Splatter's instagram. Take a look below at some of these amazing photos. What do you think of them? Can you tell where most of these places are?   Leave your thoughts and comments […]

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December 2, 2014
A Look Into the Architect's Salary, Top Paid Cities

Architects can make a chunk of change, but there are many aspects to take into consideration when looking into salary. Some of these aspects include location, economy, degree, personality and sometimes just being at the right place at the right time. Architecture generally takes a masters degree or professional bachelors degree to become accredited. Being […]

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November 24, 2014
Ferguson in Flames as Michael Brown Protesters Protest

Michael Brown's killer officer Wilson was not indited on charges in Ferguson, Missouri today. Protests have broken out in Ferguson and have led to looting and arson around the city. You can see pictures of the protests below. What do you think of theses aftermath protests? Should officer Wilson been indited on charges of manslaughter?

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November 24, 2014
Human Poop-Powered Bus Created In the UK

A Bus That Runs on Poo? Yes Did you ever think poo could be used to power your car? Well it can actually happen believe it or not. A company in the UK have made a bus that runs on sewage and poop. It currently runs from Bristol Airport to Bath in England. One person’s […]

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November 20, 2014
Images of Denver's Skyline at Night and Day

Denver has 78 declared neighborhoods. The government splits the city up into neighborhoods to organize public works. The neighborhoods are distinct from one another, some being characterized by tall skyscrapers to other being residential buildings to others being historic developments. Many of the neighborhoods in the outskirts of downtown are buildings built after WW2, having […]

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November 12, 2014
Protected Intersections for Bicycles May Change Cities

Urban Planners have found that the benefits of bicycle traffic throughout the city are much greater than previous thoughts. Bicycle traffic lightens up a city and makes urban living more suitable, as urban living is more efficient than suburban living. The only issue that urban planners face is that most cities in America are not […]

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October 31, 2014
Top 10 Fastest Growing Cities in America (Architecture and Population)

The architecture profession is more promising in cities that are experiencing an increase of population, whereas in cities that are decreasing in population (Detroit) the architecture profession is bare and not promising. There are exceptions as some cities are stable population wise but increasing in economic opportunities. Therefore the following list is based on the […]

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October 29, 2014
Bradley Cooper's House in Venice Beach, California

Bradley Cooper's Adobe in Venice Beach Bradley Cooper is known for his roles in many movies. Some include the Hangover, The Silver Lining Playbook, and American Hustle. Born in 1975 in Philadelphia, Cooper started his career by appearing in TV Shows. One of the shows he was in was Sex in the City and he […]

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October 17, 2014
The History and Architecture of the Bank of America Tower

A Modern Building For New York's Great Skyline The Bank of America Building at One Bryant Park is known to be one of the most ecologically friendly and efficient buildings in the world. It rank the third tallest building in New York City, while it is the 5th tallest in the United States, and 26th […]

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October 13, 2014
Top Ten Cities for Kids in 2014

Time to Move Your Family To These Cities That Top The List Once you start a family and have kids and pets, you want the best for them. There are many amenities needed to keep a child healthy, happy, and safe. This list below shows the top ten cities for kids to be in for […]

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October 11, 2014
Meg Ryan's Spanish Style House in Bel Air

Meg Ryan and Her Romantic Spanish House in California Meg Ryan is an American actress and producer. After a multitude of minor TV roles Meg got the lead role in "When Harry Met Sally" and from then on she has been the lead role in many films. She is known to be in romantic films. […]

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October 9, 2014
Drew Barrymore's Flower Film Office in Los Angeles

An Amazing Office for an Amazing Actress Born in Culver City, California, Drew Barrymore was bound to be a smash actress because both of her parents were famous ones. Drew starred and had roles in films such as E.T., Fifty First Dates, and Charlie's Angels. Some of her most recent roles have been in the […]

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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 5, 2014
Trump International Hotel and Tower Chicago Facts

Donalds Trump originally made plans for the Trump Tower to be the tallest in the world but plans changed after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. It has beat the John Hancock Center but not the Willis Tower (formerly known as Sears Tower). It has been acclaimed to be the 12th tallest building in the […]

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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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August 12, 2014
Jessica Alba's Beverly Hills House

Jessica Alba's House for Rent Just for You Jessica Alba is a known American actress who has been in many movies over her career. Some of these movies include Sin City and Fantastic Four. Born in 1984 in Ponoma, California, she made it big once she moved to Los Angeles and obtained roles in movies. […]

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