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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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