Category: Architecture

Explore the intricate blend of science, art, and technology in the realm of architecture. From iconic landmarks to sustainable urban spaces, delve into the world of structural marvels. Discover the architects behind the masterpieces and learn about architectural styles that have shaped civilizations. Uncover the stories behind buildings that stand as testaments to human ingenuity.

NEOM’s Norlana

NEOM, Realm of Saudi Arabia, December 27, 2023 – In a strong step toward extravagance and maintainability, NEOM’s Top managerial staff has disclosed Norlana, a super present day dynamic way of life local area. As the most up to date diamond in northwest Saudi Arabia’s crown, Norlana is set to reform the idea of waterfront […]

Decoding Architectural Contract Pricing Methods: A Comprehensive Guide for Architects

  ## Introduction to architectural contract pricing methods As an architect, one of the most crucial aspects of running a successful practice is determining the right pricing method for your contracts. The way you price your architectural services can greatly impact your profitability, client satisfaction, and overall success. However, with the multitude of pricing methods […]

From Blueprint to Reality: How Economics Shapes the Architectural Landscape

Image Source: Unsplash ## Introduction: The Intersection of Economics and Architecture Architecture is not just about aesthetics and functionality; it is also profoundly influenced by economics. The economic factors that shape the architectural landscape are often overlooked, but they play a crucial role in determining the design, construction, and sustainability of our built environment. In […]

AI in Architecture: Shaping the Future of Design and Redefining Professional Worth

Introduction: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer a futuristic concept but a present reality, especially in the field of architecture. The integration of AI technologies is reshaping the landscape of architectural design and practice, influencing everything from job roles to salary structures. This article delves into the multifaceted impact of AI on the architectural profession. […]

Trading roles in the world of architecture: When designs become a mirror that reflects each other

In this article, we will be more hot in Archot, hot architecture, we will observe and monitor for you the developments in the artistic and architectural arena. Büro Ole Scheeren has emerged victorious in a significant competition to design the new headquarters for Tencent in Shenzhen, China. The firm was selected over a shortlist of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Leading design innovation in inflatable architectural designs

Leading design innovation in inflatable architectural designs

Leading design innovation in inflatable architectural designs, Balloons and bubbles redefine design From top to bottom, inflatable architecture is a revolutionary design concept with a storied past. This creative approach to building structures uses air-filled membranes and fabrics to create stunning, versatile and sustainable buildings. From temporary installations to permanent structures, inflatable architecture has evolved from a […]

Brick house design with modern silhouettes

Brick house design with modern silhouettes

Brick house design with modern silhouettes, Brick house designs are the most popular topic in interior designs and architecture. A fascinating trend has emerged in the ever-evolving world of architectural design: the combination of modernity and timeless charm through exposed brick. Below we look at a stunning modern residence that beautifully incorporates the rustic appeal […]

Protecting cultural heritage on construction sites

Protecting cultural heritage on construction sites

As we continue to build and develop our cities, it is important to consider the impact of these activities on our cultural heritage. Construction sites can threaten these valuable treasures, from ancient ruins to historic buildings. Understand the importance of protecting cultural heritage on construction sites Preserving cultural heritage is crucial for future generations because […]

The emergence and distinction of modern architecture

The emergence and distinction of modern architecture

Despite what it may seem, modern architecture is not buildings or structures that were designed within the last few years. Modern architecture comes from a historical moment, and in the history of architecture, modern architecture begins in the 17th century and extends until the middle of the 20th century, ending around the 1950s. However, the […]

Architectural Leadership: The best Arab architectural sites that every architect should follow

“Architectural Leadership: The best Arab architectural sites that every architect should follow” In a world where the number of Arab architects and architects exceeds one million, a major challenge emerges: the need for distinct Arab architectural platforms that meet the ambitions and aspirations of this professional group. Despite the great contributions and rich heritage of […]

Modern and traditional architecture style

Modern and traditional architecture style

Modern and traditional architecture style, Traditional and modern architectural styles tend to be confusing terms for anyone. Some people mistake traditional homes for old and unkempt homes, while others mistake modern homes for new and polished homes. However, this is far from the truth, a new home can still incorporate traditional styles, and there are […]

Postmodern architecture

Postmodern architecture

When discussing postmodern architecture, adjectives such as eclectic, colorful, and blended are likely to come up. It’s a style, or perhaps better described as a movement, that was prominent in the late 1970s and 1980s, as Owen Hopkins, an architectural writer and author of several books, explains. Including “Postmodern Architecture: Less is a Bore and” Architectural Styles: […]

Designing sustainable landscapes for desert living

Designing sustainable landscapes for desert living

Desert environments are usually hot and not ideal for supporting vegetation, unlike places with temperate climates. Water scarcity poses a major challenge in deserts, making it difficult to grow plants. Even if you manage to survive, maintaining it becomes difficult. However, this does not mean that there is absolutely no possibility of growing any natural […]