The architectural excellence may sometime leave us in awe. Man has always been experimenting and developing their strength to design and create amazing architectural pieces. Technology has given wings to the architectural imagination.
In the past also man has created numerous amazingly massive architectural pieces that leave us wondering that how such astonishing architectural piece was ever created.
Whether we talk about the great pyramids of Giza or US interstate highway systems, the architectural excellence that went in creating those building and monuments are unbelievable.
The machines, human intelligence, material, creative thinking and innovation all have to work together for creating an architectural masterpiece.
1. 10 Coolest Places To Work : Amazing Architecture
Now the organisations have innovating with their architectures to offer an exciting workplace to their employees. Some of the most fascinating work places in the year 2013 are BBC north office, GHD HQ leads, Virgin money Edinburg, Red Bull Amsterdam, Macquarie office, London, Nike HQ London, The Engine Group London, Nicholas Tye Architects, Gabia Korea and Bahnhoff ABC.
2. The Make It Right Foundation
The make it right foundation is the initiative by actor Brad Pitt and it aims at developing the houses that can become a part of sustainable community development. The foundation has launched a project that will make 150 houses which would be designed by making the use of 20 international renowned practices.
3. A Brief History Of Architectural Blunders
History has witnessed some of the terrible failures in the field of architectural establishments. The Fidenae Amphitheatre was all built on wood and it collapsed when people were gathered to see the gladiator fights. The light house of Alexandria was destroyed by an earthquake in 1303 though in the ancient time it was amongst the Seven Wonders of the World.
4. Architecture And Construction Management
Architects and construction managers work together for creating and designing a perfect architectural building. They both earn almost similar salary and the degree course for an architect is 5 years where as the course work for a construction manager is 4 years.
5. The Most Amazing Construction Projects
All around the world, we can see some astonishing architectural projects which leave us shocked and amazed. The tallest building in the entire world is Burj Khalifa which is 829.8m tall. The longest time spend in building any architect is 2000 years that were spend in creating the Great Wall of China that has a length of 31,070 miles. Most expensive project is interstate system which took almost $425 billion in completion. Boston’s big dig is the most expensive dig in the world.
6. Public Interest Designs
Everyone deserves a good design but in most of the places few privileged people can actually enjoy good designs. Public interest designs are gradually changing our world with places, products and processes. Public interest designs are sustainable, human centred, community based, generative, embedded, and participative and community driven.
7. Building Of The Year Award-2011
The awards are selected and decided by the users and it tries to give recognition to the people who are doing excellent job in the field of architect.
8. 11 Years Of The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion
Serpentine gallery is a modern exhibition and education program about architect. It conducts public programs and entertains almost 750,000 visitors every year. It is basically an art gallery located in central London that has been working in the field of architect from last 11 years.
9. Steel And Architecture
Landscaping is a very useful method not only to design your property but also to add value to it. 14% value of the property can be increased with a beautiful landscaping.
10. Architecture For Humanity
Architecture was humanity was established in 1999 and since then it has been helping people who are staying in the community that do not have access to latest architectural practices. The co-founder of the organisation is Kate Stohr and Cameron Sinclair.
11. Public Interest Design
Public interest designs are been created for the sustainability. It aims at creating better places where people can live happily.
12. Architecture Education Today
Top US architect schools are identified by the report published by design intelligence.
13. How Do UK Architects Use Twitter
From last one year almost 65% of architectural surveys are conducted through Twitter. Most of the architectures make use of twitter for grabbing the latest information about the architectural establishments and they also try to stay connected with their peers through twitter. 95% architects believe that twitter is quick and easy as it allows to stay connected and updated all the times.
14. Longest and tallest Bridges
Some of the longest bridges in the world are Danyang-Kunshan Grand Bridge, Tianjin Grand Bridge and Weinan Weihe Grand Bridge. Longest arch bridges in the world are Chotianmen Bridge, Lupu Bridge, New River Gordge Bridge, Bayyone Bridge and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Some of the tallest bridges in the world are Millau Viaduct Bridge, Ruskky Bridge and Sutong Bridge.
15. How To Choose A Kitchen Layout Based On The Fridge-Oven-Sink Work Triangle
If the floor area in the kitchen is 8x8 feet, then one can go for a ‘U Shaped’ kitchen platform. U shaped kitchen are ideal for 2 people to work together in the kitchen. On the other hand ‘L Shaped’ kitchens are most suitable for the studio apartments. Island floor pans can divide the large area of the kitchen into short working areas.
16. The 8 Essential Tools For Content Architecture
Content architecture focuses on the methods of creating content and what all tools should be used for creating a perfect content. Some of the crucial elements of content architectures are content strategy, strategic brief, the style guide, the inventory, the production manual, the content calendar, the publishing schedule and the dash boards.
17. Landscape Architecture
Social networks can boost up the email powers and the number of active users on email is much higher as compare to number of users on social media platforms. Year 2012 has seen almost 61% increases in the introduction of social media icons in their emails.
18. Build Green
To minimise the impact of the environment green buildings work towards enhancing the efficiency of the water, energy and resources used by any architecture. By the end of year 2015, the amount of money spend on green buildings, is expected to double up as more and more number of organisations are opting for green buildings.
19. Saving The Earth With Sustainable Cities
The population of cities are ever increasing due to the facilities and opportunities available in big cities. In the year the population staying in the city was 6.3 billion which would increase to 9.3 billion by 2050. With every doubling of the population density in the city the available resources are depleted by 15%. There are many countries all around the world which are making eco friendly green cities to offer a better living place to its people.
20. Famous Monuments In Paris
Paris has always been popular for its beauty and grandeur. The most popular monument build in Paris is Eiffel Tower that was constructed in 1889. In 1977 the Centre Pompidou was built which is another amazing monument in Paris.