Architecture

2013’s tallest buildings – Asia dominates skyscraper construction with three quarters

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a record-breaking 53 skyscrapers over 200 metres high were completed in Asia in 2013, accounting for three-quarters of the year’s tallest new buildings, according to the latest industry report. The annual review from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat reveals that 74 percent of worldwide skyscraper completions in 2013 were in Asian countries […]

Architecture

Japanese Landscape

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Like art nouveau landscapes, traditional Japanese landscape and small gardens have a sense of privacy and enclosure. Unfortunately, this style has been largely misinterpreted in American residential plantings. The stylish points most representative of a Japanese garden are the miniaturization of the larger natural landscape, the borrowing of surrounding views and foliage to expand the […]

Interior Design

Transitional style – Bedroom.

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Transitional, or eclectic, style combines the best qualities of traditional and contemporary. Transition decorating integrates elements from several styles, providing the warmth of traditional with the simplicity of contemporary. Exciting and more personal decors are often archived by blending styles, rather than slavishly following one theme In transitional rooms, a mix of contemporary and traditional […]

Architecture

DAWANG MOUNTAIN RESORT

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  Location: Changsha, China Architect: COOPHIMMELB(L)AU Design Principal: Wolf D. Prix Senior Project Partner: Markus Prossnigg Executive Coordinator: Lei Feng Project Architect: Angus Schoenberger Design Architect: Quirin Krumbholz Project Team: Tyler Bornstein, Laura Ghita, Crystal K.H Tang, Xinyu Wan, Paul Challis, Veronika Janovska, Sorena Dumitru, Philipp Scherl Structural Engineering: B+G Ingenieure / Bollinger und Grohmann […]

Architecture

Ultra Modern Concrete House by A-cero Architects

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  Concrete lovers and futurists, this is for you. Famous A-cero architecture office from Spain designed this ultra modern home called Concrete House 2. It is fabulous residence literally built into the landscape. Combination of black concrete and green grass. Joaquin Torres and Rafael Llamazares, founders of A-cero office often seek for inspiration in the […]

Architects

Architecture should not be confused with sculpture, for one’s pleasure

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Nayyar Ali Dada, renowned Architect, is the first and so far the only Architect from Pakistan to have received the Aga Khan Award for Architecture (1998). He has also been honoured with the President’s Pride of Performance Award in 1992. He heads the firm Nayyar Ali Dada & Associates in Lahore. He was born Nayyar […]