Studio MK27’s have completed this concrete beach house in Paraty, Brazil. Paraty House’s two reinforced concrete boxes, sit atop each other, connected on the mountainside between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.…Continue
Added by Minimalist Design on February 26, 2010 at 12:23pm — No Comments
Added by MyarchN Team on February 26, 2010 at 12:04pm — No Comments
Second life illustrations or virtual designs might have a place in the field of Architecture. maybe it is already used, I just am not that familiar with it. It's been around for almost twenty years so I guess most everyone but me has seen it before. I just thought I would mention it, it is neat. My son is a…Continue
Added by Edi Gardner on February 23, 2010 at 12:51pm — No Comments
(1865 photo by A.D. White from Cornell University public archive)
Some 15 years ago or so, an acquaintance spent 5 years of his life climbing up, sliding down, scraping his knees and scuttling over every visible inch of the Great Sphinx. He was painstakingly mapping the monument.…Continue
Added by Elizabeth on February 19, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Bamboo is widely available and should be considered more than it is.
In the 13 th century some of the firsts houses were build with bricks.
By the development of cities in the 11 th-12 th- and 13 th century, more and more houses were build out of bricks.
This has to do with the cities and theyre inhabitants became more riche, and off course wooden houses were practicaly defenceless against fire.
It happened that citycentres were total loss of fire outburst.
As I mentioned in the blog about Dutch villages, the Dutch conquered the…Continue
Added by Michael Drewes on February 2, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments