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Historical buildings around the world
July 29, 2017

Historical buildings around the world

As a historian in Atlanta for the AHA annual meeting, you will no doubt sense the presence of one of the city’s oldest and most influential corporations, the Coca-Cola Company. Whether in advertising or the products themselves, Coca-Cola’s brands are conspicuous throughout their home city. The power of the company can be detected in the city’s physical landscape:…

Famous geographical features
December 10, 2016

Famous geographical features

Skiing the French Alps offers thrills and thrilling scenery. (Photo: Stockbyte/Stockbyte/Getty Images ) Related Articles Given France s central role in world culture, haute couture and gastronomy, its geographical features sometimes play second fiddle. But few countries can boast the natural features of this popular travel destination. French school children…

Top 10 architectural buildings in the world
June 8, 2017

Top 10 architectural buildings in the world

These spiraling skyscrapers are some of the world s most eye-catching buildings Twisting tall towers of the globe – The Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has released a comprehensive list of the world s twisting tall buildings that are either completed or under construction. From Shanghai to Dubai, CNN takes a look at these spectacular spiraled…

World best architecture buildings
November 16, 2016

World best architecture buildings

Culture: Completed Buildings - Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon, Portugal by AL_A – This building by Amanda Levete and Associates is located on the Tagus River, and is a multi-purpose facility designed in such a way that visitors can walk over, under and within the building itself. World Building of the Year 2017 shortlist Competition Entries:…

Famous places in the world pictures
June 23, 2017

Famous places in the world pictures

A simple idea that raises interesting questions and leads to aesthetically successful results: show up at some of the world’s most visited — and therefore photographed — monuments and sites, turn your back on the very thing you have come to see, and record the view that no one else is interested in. It’s not the same as photographing a famous site from an unexpected…

Worlds Most famous architects
January 24, 2017

Worlds Most famous architects

Three Spanish architects have won the 2017 Pritzker Prize, the world’s most prestigious architecture prize, by doing exactly the opposite of everyone else — focusing on projects in and around where they live, and shunning limelight. They spoke to Grin — largely in single sentences — about their reticent but fulfilling worldview from Spain. They have won the world’s…

historic building architects
April 3, 2017

historic building architects

Scott Wilson is a historic buildings architect in Nashville, servicing Franklin, TN and Huntsville, AL. All of these projects require the knowledge of style and touch from the right people. Every historic residential project is unique. It’s important to get focus on the style throughout the process of restoration and renovation. Guided by experienced professionals…

great Western building Materials oxnard ca
January 24, 2017

great Western building Materials oxnard ca

DOMA 230 West 7th St., Suite F Oxnard, CA 93030 (805) 247-0197 1864-1898 1898-1920 The land on which the City of Oxnard is located today was originally part of a great alluvial delta formed mainly by the Santa Clara River that gently slopes to the Pacific Ocean. It is the largest and most extensive level surface in Ventura County. The Mediterranean climate is…

Top architecture buildings in the world
May 3, 2017

Top architecture buildings in the world

Architecture at its visionary best engages, exhilarates, and inspires. It possesses a quality—almost indescribable—that embodies design ingenuity, connection to place, and, above all, imagination. But today’s architectural monuments aren’t meant only to be admired from afar. “It’s not about creating an icon, but shaping public space, ” says Steven Holl, referring…

Famous structures around the world
July 20, 2017

Famous structures around the world

What do all these famous buildings have in common? Tons and tons of steel. Buildings that were the tallest in the world one year are overtaken by another the next. And yet these buildings remain memorable for other reasons than the material they were built from. They highlight the design flexibility as well as the endurance of a well-made metal building. The…

Architectural design building
June 11, 2017

Architectural design building

Do you dream of designing buildings or being part of a team that does? The Bachelor of Technology in Architectural Design and Building at SUNY Delhi is a design-intensive program that will prepare you for employment in an architectural design and building firm or for transfer to a Master s of Architecture degree program to become a professional architect. The…

Architectural buildings in the world
May 24, 2017

Architectural buildings in the world

Stately pleasure dome … New Century Global Centre, Chengdu, China. Photograph: Entertainment and Travel Group Chengdu s New Century Global Centre has its own beach resort, cinemas, shops – and a replica Mediterranean village Beneath smoggy clouds in the Chinese mega-city of Chengdu, waves lap against sandy shores and a salty breeze blows across the beach. 6…

Commercial building architecture
July 8, 2017

Commercial building architecture

The climate is changing. Commercial buildings in the United States consume 19 percent of the nation’s energy at a cost of more than $190 billion per year. They also generate 19 percent of our country’s greenhouse gas emissions, which contribute to climate change. Your industry is changing, too. Now for some good news: By 2035, 75 percent of all buildings will…

Great Lakes School of Log building
August 4, 2017

Great Lakes School of Log building

A new course for July was just added on 6/6/17. See in red below. Also, the required tool list has just been reduced substantially. See “What to Bring” on this website. Lodging in housekeeping-style rustic log cabins is included with tuition. Separate cabins for couples or women are on a first-registration basis. Schedule of Full-Scribed Round-Log Construction…

Time to build great Wall of China
May 9, 2017

Time to build great Wall of China

It is actually a complicated question. There are several Great Walls that were built by different dynasties such as the Qin Great Wall and the better known Ming Great Wall. But there are estimates about the number of laborers and records for how many years it took to complete the work Construction Time of the the Ming Wall The Great Wall at Badaling Over 2…

Architecturally Significant Buildings
May 27, 2017

Architecturally Significant Buildings

No homeowner sets out to willfully adulterate an architecturally significant home (we hope), but many accidentally do. The examples of period homes corrupted by poor design choices are legion — and costly. A debased home’s value may drop 20% to 30%, according to real estate agents who represent such properties. “Architecture in L.A. can mimic fast-food culture…

Top 10 monuments of the world
July 29, 2017

Top 10 monuments of the world

Paris monuments tell the fascinating story of this roughly 2-year-old capital city. Steeped in history and famous for their beautiful architecture, there are many to choose from. Since time may not be on your side, we’ve compiled a useful list of 10 must-see monuments. We hope that by visiting some of these attractions, you’ll fall in love with Paris just as…

Great buildings and their architects
May 21, 2017

Great buildings and their architects

Famously holding to the proposition that “less is more, ” German architect Mies Van der Rohe stripped architecture to elemental geometric forms, pointing the way to Minimalism. He banished all traces of ornamentation, using the innate qualities of materials such as steel and plate glass to define the look of his buildings. This approach came out of another credo—form…

great American building cincinnati
May 27, 2017

great American building cincinnati

Thornton Tomasetti was the structural engineer for Great American Tower, Cincinnati’s tallest building. The 41-story high-rise contains a 525, -square-foot, 1, 700-car parking garage on 11 levels; an 825, - square-foot, 33-level office tower above a portion of the garage; and a public promenade with 25, square feet of retail space. The building’s core and exterior…

tourist attractions all over the world
May 12, 2017

tourist attractions all over the world

We at Love Home Swap were curious. Which of these attractions was the most visited? Would it be India s iconic Taj Mahal? Or perhaps California s Disneyland? And just how many holidaymakers visited them each year? Following extensive research, we ve come up with a list of the 50 most visited tourist attractions. DATA SOURCES: We acquired the most up-to-date data…

Geographical places in the world
July 8, 2017

Geographical places in the world

‘The great challenges of the 21st century are geographical in their formulation, analysis and consequence, and they transcend the physical/social divide’ To study the Earth, its biodiversity and humans as part of that, is to study geography. A few decades ago, our discipline was in the academic doldrums. Split between the science of the physical world and the…

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