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Architecture firms in UK

Posted by on November 11, 2018 – 09:57 pm

Architecture firms in UK

News: In the spirit of Steve Jobs, when I identify that I am no longer with it I ll retire,says Norman Foster as his firm is named Britain s biggest practice. Foster + Partners has been crowned the UK s biggest architecture firm for the third year in a row in an annual poll carried out by British architecture magazine the Architects Journal (AJ). The AJ100 survey ranks firms based on the number of architects employed who are registered with the Britain s Architects Registration Board. According to the survey, Foster s UK offices now employ over…

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Victorian Era buildings

Posted by on October 30, 2018 – 09:32 pm

Victorian Era buildings

WEST LOOP — A four-story building dating back to 1891 cleared the city s demolition delay list Wednesday, making it legally eligible to be torn down any day. Still, sources close to the process said, the building likely has at least another month before it sees a wrecking ball. On Thursday afternoon, the restaurant looked like it could have been open hours earlier. A neon sign facing Ogden still glowed, and a hand-written note on the front window read closed for party. Inside, stools were stacked upside-down on every table. The fact that there…

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Tudor Architecture

Posted by on August 27, 2018 – 08:10 pm

Tudor Architecture

When someone mentions Tudor architecture, the image that most often comes to mind is the black and white timber/ plaster constructions. While this style of building did occur during the reign of the Tudors and earlier, it has been popular enough to continue as a building pattern to this very day. Most Tudor black and white buildings do not date from the 16th century, but were built during later revival periods. However, some towns have managed to preserve their original buildings. Shrewsbury and Chester have fine examples of original 16th century…

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RIBA Publications

Posted by on July 14, 2018 – 06:23 pm

RIBA Publications

Thanks to powerful and innovative tools, comparative analyses of publications put out by INRA and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) over a period of 40 years is shedding light on the history and functioning of these two giants of the world of agriculture. Everyone is familiar with the traces animals leave in their trail. But scientific publications also leave traces… New software called CorTexT has analysed some 230, publications put out over a period of 40 years by INRA and the USDA. These analyses allow science to compare the traces of…

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Architecture through the Ages

Posted by on June 28, 2018 – 06:10 pm

Architecture through the Ages

France’s characteristic panache and style is displayed exquisitely in its architecture. The country boasts an array of architectural styles from the medieval 11th century through to Renaissance and Belle Époque, and continues to evolve to date. Following the work of Corbusier in the 1920s, contemporary public buildings including the Pompidou Centre in the 1970s and I. M. Pei’s 1998 pyramid-shaped glass entrance to the Louvre in Paris. Medieval Churches and monuments catalogue the changing times of French architecture, as classical structures, seen…

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Victorian London buildings

Posted by on June 12, 2018 – 06:02 pm

Victorian London buildings

The Royal Albert Hall of Arts and Sciences - to give this huge structure its full title - is chiefly used for concerts. Its dimensions arc 270 ft. by 240 ft, with a circumference of 810 ft., so it is not surprising that upwards of 8, people can he accommodated within its walls. The building is Italian Renaissance in style, and was designed by Messrs. Fowke & Scott, being completed in 1871. Its ornamentation of coloured brick and terra-cotta is most effective, and the frieze, representing the nations of the world, is well worthy of the famous…

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Victorian terrace House Design

Posted by on January 11, 2018 – 08:40 am

Victorian terrace House Design

Finden Sie schöne Wohnideen durch inspirierende Einrichtungsbeispiele. Wenn Sie Ihr Haus oder Ihre Wohnung einrichten, sind kreative Wohnideen gefragt. Von Zeit zu Zeit braucht es frischen Wind und neue Ideen für die Inneneinrichtung. Bereits kleine Veränderungen in der Zimmereinrichtung können dazu beitragen, dass wir zuhause schöner wohnen. Beispiele und Bilder von Wohnungseinrichtungen erleichtern die Suche nach Ideen, wie wir unseren Wohnraum gestalten. Bevor wir ein Haus einrichten oder eine Wohnung dekorieren, steht die Wahl einer Farbe meist…

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Classicism Architecture

Posted by on November 18, 2017 – 09:54 pm

Classicism Architecture

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The ICAA Summer Studio in Classical Architecture is a four-week, immersive program introducing students to skills, knowledge and resources essential to the practice and appreciation of classical design. Students build a foundation in classical architectural design and composition, the elements of the classical language, proportion, the literature of classical design, drawing & rendering, and traditional materials. COURSE OF STUDY Design Studio The Studio is the centerpiece of the program within which students are introduced…

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Famous Victorian Architects

Posted by on October 1, 2017 – 07:52 pm

Famous Victorian Architects

San Francisco s iconic Victorian style homes, such as the Painted Ladies of Full House fame, weren t built merely as protection against the elements. Like 19th century Klout Scores, these houses were just as much status symbols as they were domiciles. But what do their ornate facades actually mean? 7x7 s Mary Jo Bowling explains. Early San Francisco residents didn t have Instagram and Facebook, but it turns out that presenting ourselves to the world as we wish to be (known today as insta-shaming ) is an age-old practice. But in the Victorian era…

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Styles of buildings

Posted by on May 23, 2017 – 11:49 am

Styles of buildings

Though its skyline will never measure up to the likes of New York or Chicago, Los Angeles has carved out its own architectural identity. Look below the glassy skyscrapers and you ll find Art Deco high-rises in Downtown Los Angeles, craftsman bungalows in Pasadena and envious estates along the hills and beaches. We think Los Angeles architecture is worth celebrating, so we ve put together this guide to some of the city s most remarkable buildings and styles. A quick primer on Los Angeles architectural styles Want to learn more about the city s buildings?…

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