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Sustainability and green construction in sustainable and environmentally friendly construction

Sustainability and green construction in sustainable and environmentally friendly construction

Sustainability and green construction in sustainable and environmentally friendly construction, As concerns about environmental sustainability continue to grow, the construction industry has made great strides toward implementing green building technologies. Green construction, also known as sustainable construction, is an approach that focuses on reducing the environmental impact of buildings through the use of environmentally friendly […]

Sliding pocket doors help save space and improve small interiors

Sliding pocket doors help save space and improve small interiors

Sliding pocket doors help save space and improve small interiors, As urban areas around the world continue to experience population growth and increased demand for housing, available land for development is becoming more limited and expensive. In large urban centres, many people intentionally choose the comfort and efficiency of compact living spaces over the benefits […]

Basic rules for choosing exterior facade colors

Basic rules for choosing exterior facade colors

Basic rules for choosing exterior facade colors, Facade colors are closely linked to the identity of a place and help influence the surroundings and residents of the area; They facilitate the protection and correction of color use in urban areas. During the launch of the new color range, STENI worked in collaboration with Scandinavia’s leading […]

Take advantage of low-rise interior spaces

Take advantage of low-rise interior spaces

Take advantage of low-rise interior spaces, By converting unused areas hidden into roof space, homeowners can add additional bedrooms, playrooms, or simply give themselves more accessible storage space. Without having to move house or apply for planning consent. With more of our lives now happening under our roofs, the extra space provided by an attic […]

Design of a wooden residential tower in Amsterdam

Design of a wooden residential tower in Amsterdam

Design of a wooden residential tower in Amsterdam, A new 22-storey residential tower designed by MVRDV and Space Encounters, winners of the design competition, will be built on the Sluisbuurt island area of Amsterdam. Through close collaboration throughout the project, the two architectural firms proposed an entirely timber-frame building, providing a total of 153 homes […]

A modern lighting collection made from centuries-old materials

A modern lighting collection made from centuries-old materials

A modern lighting collection made from centuries-old materials, The need for natural materials to replace synthetic materials in our homes is driving innovation in all areas of design. Lighting is usually high in plastic and glass, making it particularly vulnerable to scrutiny. While some have returned provocatively to the likes of animal bladders in search […]

Designing smart homes using modern materials

Designing smart homes using modern materials

Designing smart homes using modern materials, Whether your project is new construction or a renovation, it provides the perfect opportunity to install technology that will make your customers’ lives easier, It also helps their homes become more energy and cost efficient. In this article, we take a look at the smart home technology you should […]

An overview of the development of insulating materials in architecture

An overview of the development of insulating materials in architecture

An overview of the development of insulating materials in architecture, Although more related to evolutionary aspects than architecture itself, the inherent physical fragility of humans required, Since prehistoric times, we have wanted to protect our bodies and buildings from the outside elements. For example, starting with the primitive huts used in the earliest forms of […]

Urban block planning for children

Urban block planning for children

Urban block planning for children, Have you ever thought about how to perceive, experience and enjoy spaces from a height of 95 cm? Considering urban design from a child’s perspective is essential to promoting inclusive, healthy and safe cities. Ingredients specifically designed to meet these needs benefit children and enhance the experience for adults, seniors, […]

How to make the most of double height ceilings in residential architecture

How to make the most of double height ceilings in residential architecture

How to make the most of double height ceilings in residential architecture, Double-height ceilings, commonly found in museums and industrial warehouses to accommodate large objects, offer both aesthetic and functional advantages. This concept translates seamlessly to residential designs, where these ceilings are often strategically placed near social areas or stairs. By doing so, they enhance […]

Explore different heating techniques in interior spaces

Explore different heating techniques in interior spaces

Explore different heating techniques in interior spaces, One of the most beautiful projects is those built in the mountains. The rustic cabin is covered by a floor-to-ceiling glass panel and overlooks snow-covered trees. Visually, the architecture exudes an enchanting feel, but is it truly a habitable space? When homes are built at an altitude of […]

Contributions of stainless steel to architecture

Contributions of stainless steel to architecture

Contributions of stainless steel to architecture, Shortly before World War I, Harry Brierley (1871-1948), who had been working in the metal industry since he was 12 years old, developed the first stainless steel. Seeking to solve the problem of corrosion of the inner walls of British Army weapons, he ended up obtaining a corrosion-resistant metal […]

How to reach high-level jobs using interior ladder systems

How to reach high-level jobs using interior ladder systems

How to reach high-level jobs using interior ladder systems, Hiding in plain sight right above our heads, there is about 50-150cm of wasted space unused and unnoticed. Those hard-to-reach places above cabinets, kitchen cabinets, and bookcases are only for things that are rarely used, left to be forgotten and accumulate dust. Rooms with high ceilings […]

Housing in India as social infrastructure

Housing in India as social infrastructure

Housing in India as social infrastructure, Like most countries, India is facing a perpetual housing crisis, as the most populous country in the world. As the urban population is expected to grow from 410 million in 2024 to 814 million by 2050, this becomes a pressing concern. India’s built landscape brings further complexities in the […]

Can architecture combat intolerance?

Can architecture combat intolerance?

Can architecture combat intolerance?, It seems that respect for others is still far from prevailing in humanity. In a world where we are bombarded with news of various forms of violence, It is always necessary to find ways to recognize the value and dignity of every person and respect differences. We need to develop tolerance […]

Gray and black brick architecture

Gray and black brick architecture

Gray and black brick architecture, Pink Floyd’s song “Another Brick in the Wall” criticizes the alienating and depressing educational system, where people, or children, are portrayed as bricks because of their homogeneity, Whether in the way of living or thinking in a society that does not like opposition very much. Brick works very well in […]

Architecture for the full range of senses

Architecture for the full range of senses

Architecture for the full range of senses, A space is much more than just its appearance, textures, smells and sounds can greatly impact the user experience. Accordingly, sensory architecture can transform the interaction between people and the built environment into something deeper. A space that is sensitive to all the senses can also evoke feelings […]

Simplified digital infrastructure for smart buildings

Simplified digital infrastructure for smart buildings

Simplified digital infrastructure for smart buildings, A smart home represents a combination of innovation and convenience, and can be defined as an environment in which one or more devices are connected and can be controlled remotely, either through a smartphone or voice commands. Automation, or home automation, is an advanced technology that is becoming increasingly […]

Mirrors are oversized in architecture and create the illusion of larger, brighter spaces

Mirrors are oversized in architecture and create the illusion of larger, brighter spaces

Mirrors are oversized in architecture and create the illusion of larger, brighter spaces, Humans have always been fascinated by reflections, although they are little more than light bouncing off a surface. However, there will always be something mysterious and wonderful about it – whether it is a lake reflecting a beautiful landscape or a small […]

Explore the latest technologies in custom furniture design

Explore the latest technologies in custom furniture design

Explore the latest technologies in custom furniture design, Within the shifts in architectural movements and styles, furniture design has also evolved over the years, moving from elaborate sinuous lines and luxurious materials to simple, functional layouts. And back again, in constant motion. As it continues to evolve, contemporary furniture design is often influenced by technological […]

Architect Oliver Leitch designs the Cotswolds house

Architect Oliver Leitch designs the Cotswolds house

Architect Oliver Leitch designs the Cotswolds house, The Cotswolds House is set within a gently sloping site overlooking a small English country village. It is a new five-bedroom home designed by London-based Oliver Leech Architects for clients Alan Moug and  Andrew White. Cotswolds House for the weekend The Cotswolds House replaces the existing bungalow on […]

A fashion-filled journey into sustainable furniture design

A fashion-filled journey into sustainable furniture design

A fashion-filled journey into sustainable furniture design, This commitment to tradition and environmental responsibility is at the heart of the design journey of  Mademoiselle Jo furniture, Mlle Jo was founded by an experienced professional in the fashion industry, Joan Pepperon, a testament to the enduring importance of craftsmanship and ethical production methods. Mademoiselle Jo’s primary […]

Digital art, architecture and beyond billboards and fields

Digital art, architecture and beyond billboards and fields

Digital art, architecture and beyond billboards and fields, Las Vegas in July unveiled an extravagant spectacle, a massive spherical structure encased in LED lights, measuring 366 feet high and 516 feet wide. This entertainment event venue instantly captured the public’s attention, becoming a local landmark and attracting global attention through extensive news coverage. Similar spherical […]

History of Art From Picasso's Prussian Blue to Red

History of Art From Picasso’s Prussian Blue to Red

History of Art From Picasso’s Prussian Blue to Red, Colors have minds of their own, as they keep secrets and hide suspicious pasts. Every color we encounter in a great work of art, starting with the hyperchromatic color that Johannes Vermeer wove into the turban of his novel Girl with a Pearl Earring, To the […]

The best booths at the 2023 ADAA art show

The best booths at the 2023 ADAA art show

The best booths at the 2023 ADAA art show, On the heels of a tumultuous month of art fairs in London and Paris, the American Art Dealers Association (ADAA) opened its 35th edition of the art fair in New York. This year’s exhibition was held November 2-5 at the historic Park Avenue Armory, and featured […]