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An Attempt At Defining A Nation's Architecture

Modern Kenyan architecture has been derived generally as a response to the location and type of projects that are being constructed. Different towns in Kenya have had their particular regulations that have been in force as regards their building requirements. These regulations include for example types of materials allowable, as well as plot coverage and…

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Added by Arch Samuel on August 2, 2011 at 7:15am — No Comments

Everrest

I remember cutting out topographical models as a student. I really hated it. It seemed like so much work for so little benefit. Looking back on those crude models I realized how useful they really were. Even if they didn't look so great, I was forced to intimately understand the characteristics of…

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Added by Tyson on August 1, 2011 at 12:39pm — 3 Comments

Sodae House

Sodae House sits on the island Kostverlorenkade 1, in a nature area not far from Amsterdam.  The Netherlands-based architecture firm…

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Added by Springer on August 1, 2011 at 11:05am — 2 Comments

Playground Installation in Drejens

I know I’ve already blogged about David Garcia Studio this week, but when I saw this beautiful playground, my “inner child” fell in love.  And what better way to begin the last weekend in July than with a reminder of…

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Added by Springer on July 29, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

The Esch Footbridge

The Esch footbridge brings a direct connection to the heart of the city of Luxembourg and its green space, the Park of Galgenberg.  Finished in 2009, the…

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Added by Springer on July 28, 2011 at 8:04pm — 2 Comments

Ermitage

This dwelling is not for the claustrophobic!  Ermitage is innovative architecture, an art installation, and a retreat created for Israeli writer Etgar…

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Added by Springer on July 27, 2011 at 2:23pm — No Comments

Villa Vals

Located at the end of the unspoiled Valsertal valley, 1,250 meters up into the Swiss Alps, Villa Vals peaks out from the face of the mountainside near the thermal baths of Vals. …

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Added by Springer on July 26, 2011 at 2:07pm — No Comments

The Archive Series

The Archive Series, by the experimental architectural platform…

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Added by Springer on July 23, 2011 at 5:00am — No Comments

Icon Hotel Hong Kong : a vertical garden by Patrick Blanc

Icon Hotel Hong Kong: a vertical garden by Patrick Blanc

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Added by Egaggia on July 22, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Living La Vida Tubo!

If taking a nature-loving trip to the “Magic Village” of Tepoztlan, Morelos, located just the other side of the mountain range south of Mexico City sounds like fun to you, TuboHotel is the place for you.  Designed by…

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Added by Springer on July 22, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments

Sphere Building

And now, another non-traditional skyscraper design for your viewing pleasure . . .

The aptly named…

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Added by Springer on July 21, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments

Kinetower

First shown to the public in September of 2008, this skyscraper concept by Belgium-based firm Kinetura is – rather appropriately – named…

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Added by Springer on July 20, 2011 at 3:56pm — 1 Comment

Revolutionary Opera Theater

This intense and dramatic concept for a Revolutionary Opera Theater in Vienna is the work of blogger and artist Tang Fei.  The flamboyant theater…

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Added by Springer on July 14, 2011 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

Water Building Resort

Water Building Resort is a concept by…

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Added by Springer on July 13, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments

If We Didn't Have Buildings, We'd Still Have Architecture

I remember a professor of mine said once that "If we didn't have buildings, we'd still have Architecture!" I was much too young then to understand the breadth and gravity of her comment, but I have since reflected on it and try to envision a world with no…

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Added by Tyson on July 11, 2011 at 9:17pm — 1 Comment

The Glass Centre

The Glass Centre of the Flemish Centre for Modern Art sits in the heart of Lommel,…

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Added by Springer on July 11, 2011 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Sustainable Design Principles For Every Architect



In the construction industry of the 21st century , one of the most intriguing elements of design is Green Architecture. There is much ado the world over about building developments  that are green and sustainable.  The world we live in today calls for architects in the construction industry to be relevant to the issues that we are facing as regards our physical environment and our societies in general. Architects therefore…

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Added by Arch Samuel on July 11, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

WHATAMI

This brightly colored piece of landscape architecture is titled WHATAMI, and is designed by the Rome-based firm…

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Added by Springer on July 8, 2011 at 7:52pm — No Comments

Shelf-Pod

This is for all of you book-lovers out there!

The Shelf-Pod is a private residence and library located in Osaka, Japan.  Created by…

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Added by Springer on July 7, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Design Museum Holon

In the city of Holon, a few miles south of Tel Aviv, the Design Museum Holon (DMH) is designated to become a new cultural and educational hub for central…

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Added by Springer on July 5, 2011 at 11:08am — No Comments

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