Tag: architect
March 8, 2013
Shanghai World Financial Center Coolest Observatory Deck in The World

On the 100th the Shanghai World Financial Center's observatory remains teh tallest cantilevered observatory deck in the world. What makes it so unique is that the bridge like sructure spans the tops of the building's gap, at 1,555 feet in the air. Construction went from 1997-2008 Architect: Kohn Petersen Fox

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February 14, 2013
SimCity 5 Coming March 2013- Architect's Favorite Game

If you like playing Sims, then you are more than likely to like playing Sim City. Sim City 5 is supposed to be released for the PC in February 2013. I am already an addict to The Sims 3 and Sim City 4 so I am worried about my soon to be addiction to Sim City 5! […]

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December 31, 2012
Diverging Diamond Interchange: The Ultimate Guide

Here is a little something for you Civil Engineers and Road "Architects". Transportation and infrastructure in the modern world advances everyday. We see examples while driving, flying, and even biking around our cities, towns, and villages. Keeping traffic to a minimum for CE's is as vital as CAD to an architect. Civil engineers attempt to […]

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December 31, 2012
You Must Read- Integrating Marine with Architecture (A New Light for Urban Splatter)

The true goal behind this website is to unite a community of people with a common interest in architecture. Like the header says, I want to bring architecture to you. My dreams for this website are bigger than reality, but hopefully the spark will ignite. I write this website to express my passion for mainly architecture. I […]

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November 17, 2012
Wright's Glencoe Subdivision Markers are Crumbling

One of the most unique details at Frank Lloyd Wright's Ravine Bluffs subdivision in Glencoe is in need of some significant Tender loving care. The subdivision, which includes six Wright-designed houses and three boldly sculpted markers of poured concrete, was built in 1915 for developer Sherman Booth. But Chicago's brutal climate has taken its toll […]

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November 1, 2012
Humewood Castle: An Ireland Castle

The Humewood Castle is amazing for many reasons. Read more about it on Urban Splatter. Kiltegan, Ireland 15 bedrooms 18 bathrooms 46,200 sqft $10.1 million In 1867 a wealthy Irish landowner enlisted English ecclesiastical architect William White to construct on his family real estate. The outcome was an enormous castellated mansion—constructed in the Victorian type […]

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September 11, 2012
Manchester Civil Justice Center

In 2002, Her Majesty’s Courts Service held an international competition to choose an architect to design a new purpose built premises for the Department of Justice in the North West, the biggest court complex to be built in the UK since the Royal Courts of Justice. The building was obtained through the UK’s Public Private […]

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September 9, 2012
The Water Tower in Leudelange Luxembourg

Architect: SchemelWirtz Location: rue de la Poudrerie in the industrial area of Leudelange Construction time: June 2005 to May 2008 Materials used: light concrete for the structure, curtain wall type for the cladding with filling in translucent glass fiber panels It seems as though Luxembourg is advancing in their public building's architecture. I think that the US should consider their creative […]

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August 28, 2012
Architect Charles Sieger's Castle House

You might think of how some architect's houses are like, and here is a great example. Charles Sieger a world known architect, built this castle like mansion in 2007. Costing him $10.9 million to build, this really reflects his architecture style. The house was built with perfect symmetry in mind. Located in Miami this mansion is said to be 10,124 […]

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August 12, 2012
China's Underground Quarry Hotel

China has planned to build a hotel protruding 19 stories into an abandoned quarry. The hotel will be located in Tianmashan. The quarry spans 100 meters deep, 240 meters long, and 160 wide. The quarry has note seen good days since 2000. The hotel is planned to contain 380 rooms and even an underwater restaurant. Don't get to […]

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August 8, 2012
Scary Pool in the Sky Marina Bay Sands Hotel

The world's scariest pool so far has to be the Marina Bay Sands Hotel located in Singapore. The building was designed by the renown architect Moshe Safdie. The pool is located on the 57th floor on a cantilever platform. Currently it is the world's largest outdoor pool at height. The building opened in April 2010. With over 2,600 hotel rooms […]

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August 5, 2012
Transparent House in Japan

Do you like the outdoors? Well if so you might like this unique transparent house in Tokyo Japan. The head architect was Sou Fujimoto. The design includes a flowing design with no doors, deprived from the concept of a tree. There are multiple movable stairs and ladders making it seem like one huge loft space. The floors are […]

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August 1, 2012
Stunning New York Duplex Defies your Dreams

This remarkable penthouse duplex is located on the 10th and 11t floors of the building on West 19th Street, New York. The duplex can be considered over the top with 2350 square feet of living space. A whopping 6 rooms and 3 bathrooms for everyone. The entire duplex has a modern sleek style. Through the wall to […]

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July 27, 2012
Best Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes

Frank Lloyd Wright was a revolutionary architect that implemented contemporary designs incorporating environment into his designs. He was also a great writer. Here are some of my favorite quotes from him. I believe in God, only I spell it Nature. Less is only more where more is no good. Maybe we can show government how to operate better […]

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July 14, 2012
The National Historic Landmark Falling Water By Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright and His Legacy If you know anything about architecture you must know about the famous American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. He was born in 1867 and died in 1959. His main philosophy was bringing nature into architecture. His fame was brought to him because of his revolutionary style. His buildings are generally […]

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July 11, 2012
Be The Architect of your own Nike Shoes

Wouldn't it be great to say that you designed your own shoes? Nike made this possible through Nike ID since 1999! The program has grown to many countries and less limitations. This feature is available through Nike's website. It is not limited to shoes either, you can also customize apparel. All you need to do is go to […]

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July 11, 2012
Contemporaine Building Downtown Chicago

Introduction Let me introduce you to the Contemporaine Building located in River North Downtown Chicago. Construction for this building started in 2002 and was finalized in 2004. In 2005 the building won an Honor Award for Outstanding Architecture from the American Institute of Architects National Body. In my opinion, this was well-deserved. As you can […]

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