New York, New York
Nowhere on this earth are there more iconic examples of Art Deco architecture than here in New York city. It’s because of this that it sits at the top of our list. The city experienced a huge growth spurt at the start of the 20th century, between the 1920s and 30s, this of course is when the Art Deco style was at the forefront of fashion, this […]
New York, New York
Many industries and creative professions in this world have embraced new technologies fully, especially how computer software can be adapted to make their jobs easier and better. Architecture is one such profession, as construction projects are inherently complicated matters.
Most of the software that is connected with architecture is known as BIM Software, and really this is a way to allow easy collaboration by a team and to provide detailed schematics. […]
Without doubt, some of the finest examples there have ever been of architecture have been religious buildings. Be they towering Christian cathedrals or elaborate and intricate mosques, these building have inspired and given comfort to billions of people around the world.
Perhaps the question should be rephrased to say, How does religion impact architecture? The culture and history of certain religions has formed how temples, churches, and mosques have been designed […]
Some people say that architecture is nothing more than a product, designed by and for the people that created it. And the architect’s job is to design buildings that are functional and present a space that reflects the community, however, their job is to build not only for today, but also for the future so that people can benefit. The have been many studies between the relationships between a culture […]
There have been many heated debates over the question whether architecture represents art?
And the argument whether architecture does constitute art probably will be never resolved. However, a new academic project by the Australian Research Council has been started to answer this very question. The project’s main aim is to examine the current impact that the art of today has on the changing concepts of architecture. It is true that architecture […]
Each era in history has a form of architecture that defines it, that sticks in our mind more than any other, that we still visit today in order to learn more about our history. The Egyptians have their pyramids, the Greeks their temples, the Romans their arenas and so on. Medieval Europe has one type of building that stands out above all of its other constructions, an iconic form of […]
When you’re traveling and going about your daily business, you are no doubt somewhat aware of the architectural landscape of your immediate environment. When we are on vacation, we are also apt to pay greater attention to the buildings we see, especially if they are spectacular in their design and intent. However, if we are going to be persuaded to travel to some highly unusual location in order to […]
Young Architects Making A Name for Themselves
When we travel to any city or urban area, we are of course surrounded by buildings of one form or another. In our day to day life we are not normally concerned with the form of the structures but more likely their function, as it pertains to us and our needs. However, there are occasions when we are struck by the beauty or seemingly […]