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  1. Architectuur, Stedenbouw en Infrastructuur
    Jonge architect hier, nieuw als bijdrager maar lees het forum al langer. Sinds een jaar of twee woon ik in Rotterdam, mijn favoriete architectuurstad in Nederland en ik maak mij steeds meer zorgen over de manier waarop bepaalde woningtypes structureel worden afgebroken en dat hiervoor extreem...
  2. Architecture
    I m new here so maybe I dont know how things works , if so , sorry about that. I ve made this post about Guildford plans and my view of the reconstrucion of lost buildings.
  3. Liverpool Metro Area
    This is not spam. I hope you enjoy it thanks (y)
  4. Speakers' Corner
    "By failing to represent diversity in CGIs, we are normalising whiteness and othering everything else" It's inexcusable for architects to create CGIs that don't reflect the social demographic of the area they are designing for, says Margaret Ravenscroft. Diversity in architecture is an issue...
  5. Urban Showcase
    Random photos of daily London Life Blackfriars Bridge Bank Station Canary Wharf Station Coal Drops Yard, Kings Cross More London Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Knightsbridge Tate Modern, Southbank Regent Street Portabello Road, Notting Hill Tower Bridge Belgravia St...
  6. Arquitectura y Urbanismo
    Un hilo trascendental para nuestro foro, un espacio para debates, reconocimiento, y documentación visual y escrita: Estilos arquitectónicos del pasado, presente y futuro de Chile Historia de la arquitectura en Chile Corrientes y credos arquitectónicos en Chile
  7. Classic Architecture
    How are we not having an Armenian architecture thread? Here's one. This is the Classic architecture section so we'll focus on their historic architecture, or to be more specific mostly religious and administrative buildings. Armenian architecture Հայկական ճարտարապետություն I. Armenian...
  8. Casablanca
    Le processus de conception du centre culturel national de la ville de Casablanca (Maroc) a été particulièrement influencé par la reproduction des stéréotypes spatiaux dominants, l'utilisation des solutions traditionnelles et une organisation tridimensionnelle basée sur les capacités...
  9. Public Space
    Project Description Details Date 2008 Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Commission Peliminary and Final Design, Project Supervision, Contract Administration Category Cultural & Public Client Burkina Faso Embassy to Ethiopia
  10. Design and Lifestyle
    The term ‘biomimicry’ originates from the Greek words bios, meaning life and mimesis, meaning imitate. It refers to imitating natural strategies (not forms) to devise new sustainable solutions. The Ivy Chair designed by Brazilian Designer Enrico Gondim, uses the principles of Biomimicry as his...
  11. Architects
    If you're an architect or a designer, then you most definitely find out about the modern architecture pioneer, Le Corbusier. You probably find out about his Villa Savoye (this villa showcases what're typically called Le Corbusier's 5 Points of Architecture), Ronchamp Chapel, the Modulor, and his...
  12. Skyscrapers
    Clock Towers have been landmarks in cities for centuries, allowing for passersby to quickly know the time by gazing up at the skyline. Perhaps the most famous example of this would be the London Clock Tower. London, England Palace of Westminster ~ The Clock Tower by army.arch, on Flickr In...
  13. Architecture
    The worst thing about watching Game of Thrones is having to wait for the next season to come out. Oftentimes, we are so flabbergasted by the special effects and fantastical scenery that we fail to realize that the Game of Thrones filming locations are real, and some of them might even be close...
  14. Architecture
    A brick and mortar structure brings a sense of nostalgia and longing to anyone viewing them. What exactly is the reason why we are fascinated by these structures? Maybe it is the familiarity and the rich history behind them that draw us in. America would definitely have a different culture had...
  15. Architecture
    Starting a coffee store in a country which loves its coffee is a daunting task. This is precisely why it took Starbucks 47 years to open a branch in Italy, the country that first inspired the brand. Its task while opening a store in Italy was to ensure that they became a part of the coffee...
  16. Architecture
    Situated in the middle of Barcelona and thronged by millions, Sagrada Familia is a masterpiece from the brilliant mind of Antoni Gaudi. The Basílica I Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família is a Roman Catholic church, having a rich history of over 100 years. Though the church has an...
  17. Architecture
    Liquid water is not well-suited as a structural material, but frozen water (snow, ice) can be. In liquid form water can still be a decorative element, as can (rarely) steam. Water is a material that can be transparent, opaque, refractive, reflective. It can be flexible, it can be fragile, it...
  18. Classic Architecture
    Renaissance Revival (sometimes referred to as "Neo-Renaissance") is an all-encompassing designation that covers many 19th century architectural revival styles which were neither Grecian (see Greek Revival) nor Gothic (see Gothic Revival) but which instead drew inspiration from a wide range of...
  19. Classic Architecture
    Rococo, less commonly roccoco, or "Late Baroque", was an exuberantly decorative 18th century European style which was the final expression of the baroque movement. It pushed to the extreme the principles of illusion and theatricality, an effect achieved by dense ornament, asymmetry, fluid...
  20. Architecture
    Let's collect some funny, cynical, mocking and satirical stuff about architecture and architects here. ;) The great white cube: https://www.facebook.com/archstudent87/photos/a.479962582146303.1073741850.171807872961777/1152388058237082/?type=3&theater&ifg=1
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