The cultural differences between countries all around the world are what make this world so exciting and unique, and also the reason many people love to travel so much. There are many domains in which we can see these differences and one of the most obvious ones is in architecture. From the very beginning of human existence, we see that different regions and countries had specific architectural styles based on […]
Human history is very long and intricate, from cultural developments to technological ones, man has come a long way over the years. We have seen empires rise and fall and every single event on our timeline has left us something to learn and improve on. Whether we are talking about a history book or a fairytale, our stories has marked the world around us. Architecture is a very good example […]
Architecture is, arguably, one of the most interesting forms of art. It combines the imagination and talent of the creator with technical skills of engineers in order to make wonderful masterpieces and beautiful homes. Even from the earliest of times we have yearned to have a comfortable and appealing environment to live in – and architecture has always managed to keep up with those desires. In the last few years […]
City planners have always faced a big conundrum when tasked with designing our towns and cities. Everybody wants beautiful architecture and buildings to be proud of, however this all comes at a cost and affordable housing needs to be provided for the citizens. Just fifty years ago, city officials and architects planned high rise buildings surrounded by playgrounds, parks and ball fields as the solution to inner city housing. But […]
Designing good architecture that is functional, beautiful, on-budget is not easy, and architects have to do all this whilst keeping their principles in mind. It raises a question, have you ever thought why you like one building compared to another?
Quite often good architecture is largely ignored by the general public, and we don’t study buildings enough to understand the elements that make them great. But without good architecture our towns […]