Some of the ancient architectures which have withstood the test of time are still a joy to behold. Given the lack of infrastructural tools and equipments in those days, it is indeed a wonder that such precision and designs were achieved by the ancient builders. There are many such wonders and some of them are mentioned here. It must be mentioned here that the
The palace represents the royal residence of the emperors with a remarkable traditional architecture. Some of the historic palaces are not just status symbols but are also used as a platform for parliaments, hotels, office buildings and museums. Palaces portray the social values of culture and time in which they were constructed. For this reason, archeologists and tourists are fascinated in exploring this beautiful architecture.
Traditional clocks are everywhere – in your home, your workplace, school. They tend to become boring quite fast unless they possess some attractive feature which sets them apart from the rest. Thankfully, a number of manufacturers have realized this and are now involved in the production of themed clocks which not only help you check the time at your convenience but also jazz up the
You will all agree that a lot goes into constructing and then decorating a home of your own. It so happens that people around the world are simply more concerned than ever about not just how big or small their homes are, but also how beautifully decorated they are.
Each and every small detail of your home; be it the nooks, the corners or even
When you think about bookshelves, you normally tend to associate the word with drab old pieces of furniture which are more of an eyesore that need to be tucked away in some corner of a room or dusty library. However, designers have started to play with different concepts, materials and textures to create bookshelves which are not only functional but are more suited to being
The dining room is considered to be the central area of any home since family members get together and have their meals in this part of the house. This is where the whole family shares some of the most pleasurable moments and some quality time. Thus, it is necessary for a dining room to be furnished in such a way that it allows people to
Solar cells and other sustainable sources of energies are widely used as efficient cooling and heating systems in buildings across the world, but two new 25-storied buildings in Abu-Dhabi have come up with a unique innovation to help manage building temperatures effectively. The automated sun-screen systems were designed by globally acclaimed architectural powerhouse Aedas. These sun-screen systems are positioned on the periphery of the buildings
Built in Byron Bay, Australia, the East House designed by Built-Environment Practice shows exactly how an existing structure can be reconfigured into a contemporary beach house that doesn’t incur a huge carbon footprint. The passive house was built upon a brick house constructed in the ‘90s to create a modern home near that beach that displays a great affinity to the coastal environment without removing
South Bristol Skills Academy situated in Bristol, UK, has got an all new image in the form of a special class room that will also act as a growing space for its horticulture students as well as teachers. Christened Spaceplates Greenhouse Bristol, the one of its kind greenhouse has been designed by Anne Romme (an architect from Copenhagen) in association with artists from N55 (a
A 320 meter tall skyscraper will be erected in the Yongsan International Business District of Seoul, which will be one of the fifteen skyscrapers that are included in the plan for the global city. The design was unveiled by Murphy/ Jahn (Chicago based architects) and will look like a beautiful web of glass and steel. The architects have fashioned two towers under a single roof,