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.

Floating architecture and living in houses over water

Floating architecture and living in houses over water

Extreme weather events lead to new solutions to create urban models in harmony with the environment. One of these solutions is floating architecture. Which arises in response to the 10% of the world’s population  living under the threat of sea level rise.     Floating architecture Floating architecture is emerging as a response to climate migration, […]

The monumental concepts of architecture and their relationship to shaping the urban future

The monumental concepts of architecture and their relationship to shaping the urban future

We often hear that the size of a design does not matter, but there are cases where bigger is better and certainly more impressive. This is the idea behind choosing these monumental architecture concepts. Whether that means building tall skyscrapers or incredibly tall structures, Today’s architects and designers are looking for ways to stand out […]

Therapeutic architecture and its importance as a modern concept of architecture

Therapeutic architecture and its importance as a modern concept of architecture

Therapeutic architecture, sometimes referred to as “healthcare architecture,” or “patient-centered design”; Or even “evidence-based architecture” are all concepts that are not entirely new, but are slowly entering the consciousness of mainstream thought. Therapeutic architecture emerged from studies of architectural facilities designated for psychological care. It was originally an examination of people who lived and suffered […]

The demand for 3D printed homes is increasing

The demand for 3D printed homes is increasing

The demand for 3D printed homes is increasing, 3D printed homes have revolutionized the way we think about building homes. It offers a sustainable, cost-effective and highly customizable alternative to traditional construction methods. The future of home construction has changed with 3D printing seamlessly replacing the traditional building system and pushing the current boundaries of […]

Architecture in icy conditions

Architecture in icy conditions

Building in extremely cold climates is a delicate architectural challenge, and there are several key factors to consider when taking on this challenge. These factors are south-facing windows, dark colors and geothermal energy. At the highest latitudes on Earth, the sun’s rays always strike at a very low angle. Which reduces its impact, because it […]

Returning focus to Brutalist architecture

Returning focus to Brutalist architecture

Returning focus to Brutalist architecture, Brutalist architecture made a strong comeback after falling out of favor by the end of the last century. Enthusiasts celebrate the concrete giants of the 1950s and 1960s on social media, in documentaries and in books. Reasons for renewed interest in brutality One reason is that 40 to 60 years […]

The difference between architecture and art

The difference between architecture and art

Architecture is one of the classical fine arts disciplines, which has long had a close relationship with the art world. Architecture is the process of designing, planning and constructing beautiful buildings. Architectural works are often recognized as cultural icons and works of art, and many classical structures include additional aesthetic features such as murals or sculptures. Despite […]

Architecture for resilient societies is the theme of World Architecture Day 2023

Architecture for resilient societies is the theme of World Architecture Day 2023

The world currently faces the difficult task of responding better to today’s climate and social challenges. This raises the question of the efficiency and suitability of traditional planning tools for organizing areas and producing environmentally and socially respectful architecture. On World Architecture Day, the International Federation of Architects invites member departments to continue the discussion […]