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RIBA London

Posted by on August 14, 2019 – 12:35 pm

RIBA London

From a rich total of 68 projects, the juries – as per the RIBA tradition, the capital was divided in four territories; south, north, east and west – have now selected 36 winning schemes. There’s rich pickings to be had as the list includes from a new home for the Ravens in the Tower of London; a Japanese-take on the London terraced house; and a new centre of excellence for brain research. There’s a twin win for architects DSDHA, both their Corner House and their Covert House were chosen for an award. The list also spans several more housing, leisure…

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19th century Architecture

Posted by on May 30, 2019 – 10:34 am

19th century Architecture

Architecturally, Cork is very much a city of the 19 th century. The majority of the buildings on the principal streets and many of the churches and public buildings date from that period. A small number of architects contributed enormously to the architecture of Cork during the century. The Pain brothers, James and George R., designed a number of public buildings in the first half of the century, as did the Deane brothers, Kearns and Sir Thomas. In the second half of the century Sir John Benson was very influential and notable contributions were…

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Home Architecture

Posted by on May 2, 2019 – 09:35 am

Home Architecture

By Melissa Allison Picture a long, low-slung home with floor-to-ceiling windows, exposed beams and an open floor plan. Don Draper is there, right? Or at least it’s a mid-century modern? Well, probably. That description also fits a fair number of prairie-style homes — which came earlier — and ranch homes, which have some overlap with mid-century modern. The confusion comes because mid-century modern is not actually a style: It’s a collection of designs built from roughly 1940 to 1975. What they share is “an emphasis on lifestyle, a new way of modern…

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U of t Architecture requirements

Posted by on March 27, 2019 – 09:03 am

U of t Architecture requirements

Faculty of Arts & Science 2016-2017 Calendar A Program of the Faculty of Arts & Science and the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design The Architectural Studies Major programs were transferred from the Faculty of Arts & Science to the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design effective September 1, 2012. Students interested in pursuing the Major programs may apply for admission to the Daniels Faculty. For information regarding the Architectural Studies programs and courses, please…

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Famous Glasgow landmarks

Posted by on October 22, 2018 – 09:32 pm

Famous Glasgow landmarks

Hundreds of bakers added their showstoppers to the cake map of Scotland. Malcolm Cochrane Photography Some of Scotland s most recognisable buildings and landmarks have been recreated in cake after a giant map filled with fondant and sponge was painstakingly constructed. The 100sqm edible map was carefully pieced together in Stirling at Cake Fest Scotland on September 11 as hundreds of bakers nervously transported and assembled their sponge specialities and then added it to the final calorie-fuelled display. The event was a celebration of Scotland…

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Culture of British

Posted by on August 31, 2018 – 08:22 pm

Culture of British

Welcome to our guide to the UK. This is useful for anyone researching British culture, customs, manners, etiquette, values and wanting to understand the people better. You may be going to Britain on business, for a visit or even hosting British colleagues or clients in your own country. Remember this is only a very basic level introduction and is not meant to stereotype all Brits you may meet! Facts and Statistics Location: Western Europe, islands including the northern one-sixth of the island of Ireland between the North Atlantic Ocean and the…

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Famous landmarks in United Kingdom

Posted by on July 30, 2018 – 07:17 pm

Famous landmarks in United Kingdom

Main attractions Castle Stalker, Scotland Landmarks and attractions of British overseas territories here are not described. United Kingdom is one of the most important countries in world economy and culture. Throughout many centuries this island country has enjoyed relative political stability and wealth. As a result we can enjoy here countless amazing and well preserved values of art and history. It is not easy to single out the most amazing features - but among the highlights of United Kingdom can be mentioned: Castles and fortifications - some…

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Architecture Jobs Manchester

Posted by on July 26, 2018 – 06:48 pm

Architecture Jobs Manchester

Horizon Design Services Ltd - Bradford BD15 Please feel free to contact if you re an Architectural student also. We are looking for an Architect or CAD Technician to join our professional Architect Easily apply to this job Sponsored Architectural Technician Energy Resourcing Europe Limited - Manchester Our client a major Oil and Gas contractor company are currently recruiting for an Architectural Technician, for a 3-4 month assignment. - Architectural Technician Flagship Consulting Limited - Manchester £22, 500 - £27, a year Architecture Technician…

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Royal Institution of Great Britain

Posted by on June 20, 2018 – 06:08 pm

Royal Institution of Great Britain

This is a 3D fly through of one of the experimental halls at the ISIS Neutron and Muon Source in Oxfordshire. It was produced using 3D scanning technology called point cloud capture, which beams out laser light to measure distances of surfaces from the scanner. By taking readings throughout the building, surveyors can quickly build up a data set or “point cloud” that efficiently maps internal structures such as this one. The data captured provides a three dimensional coordinate system, defined by X, Y and Z coordinates which represent hundreds of…

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh Timeline

Posted by on April 21, 2018 – 11:59 am

Charles Rennie Mackintosh Timeline

Charles Rennie Mackintosh made his reputation at the turn of the last century as a Scottish architect and designer of great originality. While a young architectural apprentice, he attended classes at the Glasgow School of Art, where he met Herbert MacNair and the sisters Frances and Margaret Macdonald (the latter would later become his wife). Together they formed The Four,producing watercolors, posters, and small decorative objects that were published in The Studio. In 1889, Mackintosh was hired as a draftsman at the Glasgow architectural firm…

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