Architecture

Tadao Ando

   Send article as PDF      Introduction Tadao Ando is a famous Japanese architect born in 1941 in Osaka, Japan. He had a twin brother, and at the age of two, their parents decided to separate them making Tadao to dwell at his grandmother’s place (Tadao Ando, 2016). He worked as a boxer and …

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Sustainability and green architectures

   Send article as PDF      Sustainable architecture is a concept in architecture that involves minimization of the negative environmental impact of buildings through moderating the materials, energy used and construction space taken up by the buildings. It takes an approach that ensures the conservation of energy and ecology in the design and construction …

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Turkey’s Submerged Floating Tunnel

   Send article as PDF    Istanbul is a city where cultural and historical profits must be kept and where modern railway facilities have to be fixed to abate the impact of public conveyance and boost the quantity, dependability and amenity of the transportation systems. Connecting contradictory shores of a lake, sea or watercourse has always been only of the dominant undertakings to be featured close …

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Andalusia Architecture

   Send article as PDF    During the Islamic rule that lasted between AD 711 and 1492, a rich selection of exotic palaces, mosques, and fortresses were erected in Andalusia, which was then an important part of the Islamic lands known as the heartland of Al-Andalus. The distinguishing feature of the Omayyad architecture was that …

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Analysis of “House of Faun.”

   Send article as PDF    Introduction   The "House of the Faun" is located on the northern side of Via Della Fortuna. The building is named after the dancing faun statue that that found where the building is located. The building serves as the best illustration of the results of the structures of fusion …

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Dog Park

   Send article as PDF    A dog park is a public fenced area where people and their dogs can play and enjoy nature walks. Dog parks have increased over the last decade this is because many people owing pets. Dog parks just like any other place should be safe and clean for both the …

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Gothic Cathedral Churches

   Send article as PDF    Question One Explain how the Gothic church in England differed from the Gothic church in France Introduction             The Gothic church was a place of worship for the Anglicans. It comes into existence due to the arrival of Benedictines Nuns to Kylemore.  In 1920, the Gothic Church was re-dedicated …

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Mind and Hand: Drawing the Idea

   Send article as PDF    James Wines’ article “Mind and Hand: Drawing the Idea” discusses hand drawing and use of computers in architecture. The author supports hand drawing and states that “you are what you draw (Wines, 2011). The author’s main point of view is that it’s the fluidity of connection between hand and …

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Digital Architecture

   Send article as PDF    The article “Utopia Arkitekter Proposes Public Park in Stockholm Shrouded in Glass” discusses Utopia Arkitekter’s plan to start a discussion in Stockholm on how public spaces are developed and managed. The author’s main perspective is that the potential to drive the discussion and strengthen shared-by-all public spaces lies in …

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Digital Architecture

   Send article as PDF    The International style is one of the most significant architectural style owing to its dominance in the 20th century. It marked the break free from the conventional building design early twentieth century. The global dominance that it achieved makes it one of the most interesting architectural styles to study. …

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