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Posted by on June 26, 2017 – 01:44 pm

Architectural Resources Cambridge

Courtesy of Warren Patterson These pictures are of the new office interiors of ARC/Architectural Resources Cambridge. ARC moved from Kendall Square in Cambridge to 501 Boylston St in Boston’s Copley Square. Built in 1940, the 501 Boylston St building occupies a storied place in Boston s architectural history. Its granite façade and Art Deco details occupy the block between Clarendon and Berkeley streets, on the site of MIT s first home, the Rogers Building (1866-1939). Courtesy of Warren Patterson Today, 501 is home to dozens of knowledge and innovation…

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Waterloo Cambridge

Posted by on June 6, 2017 – 12:50 pm

Waterloo Cambridge

Velofix Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge & Guelph Whether you are a roadie, mountain biker, commuter or just starting out it is easy to find what you are looking for here. With fun roads, some truly awesome mountain biking trails and a growing network of bike paths it is no wonder our region is home to one of the country’s largest cycling clubs. But with its fast-paced, growing population, people are more conscious than ever of how they spend their time. Let us save you time with our unique approach to bicycle service so you can spend more…

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Historical places in the UK

Posted by on March 8, 2017 – 04:50 am

Historical places in the UK

World Heritage Sites are places, ranging from forests and lakes to buildings and cities, that are ‘listed’ by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). Places are listed as World Heritage Sites because of their special cultural or physical significance. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport is responsible for making sure the UK complies with UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention, and for nominating UK sites for World Heritage status. The nomination process We nominate UK sites from a tentative list of future…

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Best University for Architecture

Posted by on December 29, 2016 – 10:30 pm

Best University for Architecture

Gund Hall, Harvard University. Image © Harvard University It’s that time of year again: DesignIntelligence has released their 2014 rankings of the Best US Architecture Schools. Though many students and professionals are curious to know just who is number 1, we encourage you to forget the rankings and consider the survey’s invaluable insight on the current state of architecture and architectural education. Hundreds of design educators and professionals participated in the 2014 survey to identify the profession’s biggest challenges, as well as just…

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Cambridge Architecture Department

Posted by on November 25, 2016 – 05:51 pm

Cambridge Architecture Department

Made in New York: The Vertical Factories of Greenpoint by Stuart Beattie 2014 MPhil in Architecture & Urban Design (MAUD) This two year course uniquely combines a professional course; that is, an ARB/RIBA Part 2 course with a Cambridge Master’s degree in Philosophy. It provides advanced teaching, research and practice opportunities in environmental design, including the social, political, historical, theoretical and economic aspects of architecture, cities and the global environment. The course is a hybrid of independent research through…

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Leeds Metropolitan University UK

Posted by on November 5, 2016 – 04:37 pm

Leeds Metropolitan University UK

Thank you for your interest in working at Leeds Beckett University. As a modern professional university with ambition, we offer a wide variety of opportunities across a range of academic, professional and support roles. Based in the vibrant city of Leeds, the biggest financial and legal district outside London, our vision is to be acknowledged for our commitment to student success, innovation and enterprise, our global reach and strong local impact. Our aim is to help our graduates become exceptional employees, dynamic citizens and enterprising…

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Architects Cambridge MA

Posted by on May 14, 2015 – 08:50 am

Architects Cambridge MA

Hammer Architects, with offices on Cape Cod and in Cambridge, MA, work focuses primarily on residential designs. Our portfolio includes both new homes, as well as renovations and additions that often require a sensitive integration with an existing historic or architecturally significant house. Our goal is to craft well designed buildings that are appropriate to their surroundings, make a positive contribution to their environment and are a joy to live in. Our projects have been widely recognized for their design excellence and published in numerous…

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Cambridge Architectural Research

Posted by on May 8, 2016 – 12:23 pm

Cambridge Architectural Research

William Fawcett is an architect with experience in practice, consultancy, research and teaching. He was trained at the University of Cambridge Department of Architecture and continued with PhD research at the Martin Centre, the Department’s research division. The topic was A Mathematical Approach to Adaptability in Buildings. After four years in a conventional architectural practice and four years teaching at Hong Kong University Department of Architecture, he was one of the co-founders of Cambridge Architectural Research in 1987. At CAR he has…

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United Kingdom historical sites

Posted by on September 30, 2013 – 07:38 am

United Kingdom historical sites

The Palace of Westminster is perhaps better known as the Houses of Parliament and the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of Parliament of the United Kingdom. The history of the site started in Roman times when a temple dedicated to Apollo is believed to have stood on the site. Although its present development began in the 8th century when a Saxon church dedicated to St Peter was constructed and became known as the West Minster. In the 10th century it became part of a Benedictine abbey and was used as the…

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Designs For Houses

Posted by on May 15, 2016 – 09:35 am

Designs For Houses

“The true value of a home should be measured by the happiness and security it brings rather than by its size and cost.” – Michael Janzen Welcome to Tiny House Design. To follow my growing personal interest in tiny houses and living light I decided to start a blog to capture the things I find. I suspect more and more people will catch onto this new/old way of thinking, see how much sense it makes and begin to adopt some if not all of the ideas. In a nutshell, tiny houses give you back freedom in the form of time, money, and peace of mind. Why? How?…

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