Category: Travel
July 5, 2014
Anne Hathaway's House in New York City

An Apartment With Views To Die For Anne Hathaway is a prominent American actress that we all know pretty well. She has been in movies such as the Dark Night Rises and Les Miserables for larger roles. She has been on lists for the most beautiful women in the world various times. It is safe […]

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July 2, 2014
Ivanka Trump's House in New York City

An Apartment That Screams Sophisticated Woman Indeed Ivanka Trump is a sophisticated woman. She is the daughter of the billionaire Donald Trump. She has her own lines of perfume and clothing. She also appeared on many season of the Apprentice for Donald Trump. Her house in New York City proves she is very rich and […]

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June 27, 2014
Time Square's Architectural Landscape Changes

Time Square was originally called Longacre until the New York Times acquired an adjacent building. In fact there are 330,000 pedestrians that pass through the area every day, these include tourists and people that actually work in the area. The traditional New Year's Eve crystal ball dropping event has been held at Time Square since 1907. […]

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June 26, 2014
Kate Middleton's Kensington Palace House

Only A Palace for The Royalty Kate Middleton is no stranger when it comes to royalty. Prince William and Kate Middleton recently got married and now have moved into an apartment in the Kensington Palace. The Palace is located in London and is simply amazing. Some features of the house include three nurseries and two […]

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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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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 20, 2014
The Top Influential Architecture Talks from "Ted Talks"

If you are looking to absorb some information regarding architecture right now then watch the following videos of amazing people talking about amazing things! You are sure to learn something new today. Carolyn Steel: How food shapes our cities Before agriculture, permanent settlements did not and could not exist. Architect Carolyn Steel discusses how food […]

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June 19, 2014
Jennifer Lopez's House in the Hamptons

A Latina Superstar's Amazing House Jennifer Lopez recently purchased a house in the Hamptons. This is no surprise considering she has done a lot of work in New York City and has a lot of money. The house features a pool, sauna, steam room, and a relaxation room. The house is located on a private […]

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June 12, 2014
Masdar City near Abu Dhabi, Dubai: A Zero Carbon City

Masdar City is a project that is being built in Abu Dubai. The city is planned to be zero-carbon emitting, this means no cars. Electricity is provided by the photo-voltaic towers located throughout the city. The city is "walled" meaning that no cars are able to come in, yet there is local public transportation available […]

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May 30, 2014
The Architecture and History of Moscow

The New York City of Russia: Moscow Moscow, Russia is not a simple city by all means. It is not only the most populated city in Russia, but it is also the capital city. According to Forbes Magazine, Moscow has the most billionaires in the world. The city has an enormous transit system that includes four […]

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May 29, 2014
Commemorating Rachel Carson's Environmental Influence

Born: May 27, 1907 Springdale, Pennsylvania Died: April 14, 1964 Silver Spring, Maryland Our planet needs more people to bring light to the environmental impacts of our ignorant behavior as Rachel Carson has. Rachel Carson was a marine biologist and a very influential American environmentalist that published the award-winning book Silent Spring in 1962. Her […]

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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 26, 2014
How Urban Design Influences People

Urban Design Is A Key Factor In Deciding On A City To Reside Urban design is a concept that influences more people than you would think. There are various reasons the design of a city could attract or repel citizens. Aesthetics, open spaces, and the way streets are laid out are just a few aspects […]

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May 23, 2014
Most Famous Mosques Around the World

A mosque is a Muslim place of worship that is typically elaborate in architectural details. The following images are of the most famously known Mosques with breath-taking architecture. Faisal Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan   Al-Masjid Al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia   Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmed Mosque) in Istanbul, Turkey   Badshahi Mosque in Lahore, Pakistan […]

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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 2, 2014
Dubai - Largest Water Fountain Show in the World

It is quite ironic to have such a large aquatic feature in one of the driest/hottest areas of the Earth. The 30 acre Burj Khalifa Lake contains this massive fountain (sets of fountains). The magnitude of the jets are unreal in that they reach as high as a 50 story building. If you are planning on […]

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April 26, 2014
Jon Bon Jovi's $42 Million House For Sale

An Apartment You Wish You Could Afford Jon Bon Jovi is by far one of the most influential people that music has seen. From all the hits he has made, to all the countries he has toured, he truly is an inspiration to many other musicians and fans. Jon not only goes big when it […]

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April 25, 2014
Sarah Jessica Parker House: New York Brownstone

Sarah Jessica Park is an American celebrity most known for the main role on HBO's Sex and the City. She is a model, singer and actress. Check out the Sarah Jessica Parker house. The 6,800 square foot townhouse is located in the Greenwich Village area of the Big Apple. Sarah Jessica Park and her husband […]

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April 14, 2014
Austin, Texas Is a City Much Cooler Than You Think

A City That Keeps It Weird This beautiful city situated on the Colorado River is of course the capital of Texas. The skyline of the city is very spread out partially due to the fact of a height restriction on buildings in areas considered "The Capital View Corridor". Luckily for Austin, there has been a […]

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April 9, 2014
Rugs and Carpets That Can Bring the Best Out of a Room

Find a Rug or Carpet that Fits in with Your Living Space Not too often do you find a home with absolutely no carpets or rugs. Some people stray away from carpets and go for complete hardwood floors for a modern look. Either way carpets are used on hardwood and even on carpets (when you […]

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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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February 25, 2014
Iconic architecture: Sports arenas

The great English writer George Orwell once suggested that sport was "...war minus the shooting" and he may have been close to the mark. The great sports arenas of the world are surrogate battlefields where teams and their fans vie to outdo each other and bring home the spoils of war. It's instructive to look […]

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February 21, 2014
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 having some of the most interesting and beautiful buildings.   Florence Renaissance architecture abounds in this vibrant Italian City. It is difficult not to become overwhelmed by the scale and richness […]

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February 8, 2014
Architect, Mary Jane Colter's Buildings

Mary Jane Colter is one of America's prized woman architects. Born on April 4, 1869 and died on January 8, 1958, made her a contemporary of Frank Lloyd Wright. Her trademark is buildings that capture the history and materials of their environment. She was affluent in Native American cultures, and typically would incorporate traditional symbols and design […]

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