Innovative Ways to Include Fire doors in Architectural Designs

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Fire doors are the doors specially made to limit the fire to one area of a building and not letting it affect the whole structure. These doors act as the exit routes in case of a fire breaking out. There are specific rules and regulations in every country about the standards of the fire doors. […]

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Architectural Trends That You Can Expect to See Over The Next Ten Years

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When you wonder about how the future world would be like, one thing we all want to know and see is the look of the future world. Our world would need a lot of different and creative architectural ideas to cope with the problems which we have on our hands today. However, the great thing […]

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Brutalist Architecture – An Aesthetic and Unapologetic Form of Architecture

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For those who are unaware of the Brutalist Architecture, it is a grand and powerful style of architecture which became popular around the 1950s after the second world war. Not very pleasing to the eyes at first look, this architectural style stands out for its boldness. This style remained quite popular till the 80s as […]

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Dubai’s Architectural Creation Knows No Bounds

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Dubai is prominent for its ingenious architectural feats and incredible vision that it is not surprising that Dubai city is dotted with unusual structures and buildings. Regardless of whether you like awe-inspiring designs or are just looking for fantastic backdrops, the modern landmarks of Dubai are worth visiting. Dubai wants to re-invent itself with the […]

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Noteworthy Innovation – Women in Architecture

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Architecture is the reason we have the most beautiful structures around us. It is responsible for the houses that we live in and the design of the empire state building and the famous Eiffel tower in Paris. However, like many industries around the world, it is a male-dominated industry, meaning that there are little to […]

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Legends of Modern Architecture

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We encounter architecture every day from walking pass historical buildings to sitting at the office in a more modern space. When styles changed modern architecture was born. For some it looked like aliens and reminded something seen in movies or cartoons, for some these forms were as simple as they can be but materials where […]

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Skyscrapers of the world

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Some of the most mesmerizing buildings of the world are skyscrapers, they are too high to see their top from the ground, and you can feel the building moving from the wind if you are inside, and they have breath taking architecture. Let’s look at some of them the tallest ones, famous and beautiful human-built […]

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Skills That Architects Need to Have

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Architecture is a form of art. But those particular creations are enjoyed not just by person owning it, they also enrich the public and stand as a testament of the architect’s ability.  To become this kind of professional you need to have not only drawing or creative skills, but also bunch of others, among which […]

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Architecture Styles and Their Defining Characteristics

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Have you ever looked at a building and wondered what style is it? Is it Romanesque or Bauhaus? There are a lot of characteristics which define different architecture styles. Let’s take a look at 10 styles and their uniqueness. These short descriptions will help. Victorian Style Main features: bay or sash windows, steep Mansard roofs, […]

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Bizarre architecture in United States

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The United States of America has stunning buildings designed by famous architects like Frank Lloyd Wright or Louis Kahn, but it also has some ugly ones which became center of attraction because how crazy they look. Weird shapes and forms can be mesmerizing too.  It is also known as programmatic or mimetic style architecture which […]

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Best Architecture Magazines for You to Discover

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Information on the internet and all these news and social media sites can be over whelming sometimes, and you just need a good old fashion paper magazine (or digital nowadays) to inspire you more than just about one thing that you are interested in without distracting you with unnecessary news or just to relax and […]

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Residential Solutions

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In the industry’s publications in 2017, it was claimed that in the United States, especially the first home buyers, so-called “millennials”, want bigger homes. The results are the accumulative effect of economic growth in recent years and statistics that the size of the first home has increased by 20 percent since the beginning of the […]

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Europeans value different building solutions

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Finland is one of the best countries in the world. This has often been proven in international comparisons. Finnish construction is at the top of the world. But there is life in it elsewhere, and each country has its own specialties, which often affect outsiders. Here are some examples of Finland, Great Britain and Spain. […]

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The story of architect Gustave Eiffel

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Gustave Eiffel founded a company which specialized in metal constructions. The most famous construction of his is the Eiffel Tower. He was born in Dijon, east part of France in 1832. In 1855 Paris hosted the first World’s fair and, the same year he graduated from the Ecole Centrale des Arts et Manufactures. Eiffel supervised […]

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Sustainability in Architecture

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Architect are receiving more and more requests for sustainable projects and everything starts with research. The first thing to do is to inspect the site and determine the existing conditions of the environment. That also includes, regulations, laws and requirements for the project. If you are building something that will serve a community you have […]

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Iconic Glasses of Architects

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One of the most loved accessories of an architect are eyeglasses. It is not just a statement piece but also a necessity. Architects have to work long hours in front of sketching boards and plans with details that are measured in millimeters and eyesight gets worse because of that. Glasses are a piece of architecture […]

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Architecture Trivia

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People have been building shelters for thousands of years. Overthe years there was a lot of progress on this end, because people moved to different climates or the conditions changed over time, and it required moredurable shelters. Then urbanization happened, and different types of building were required to fulfill certain roles, that’s how the profession […]

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The Difference between an architect and a designer

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You are prepared to build your dream house and invest in every small detail, from the roof, to kitchen appliances to door knobs. Who should you hire for the job? A Designer, an architect, or both? People often know that a lot of designers have training and knowledge about architecture. And, of course, vice-versa, architects […]

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