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Wood Tube Wraps the Living Room of This Family Home in California

Terry and Terry Architecture completed the Skyline House, a family home located on top of the Eastbay mountain range in California, USA. An impressive remodel of a former firestorm house, the project frames views of the city of Oakland and the so...
by khairuddinuad on Dec 7, 2016

Modern Family Home With Canadian River Panoramas

Defined by simplicity and a powerful connection to its green surroundings, the Dunrobin Shore modern family home was envisioned by Christopher Simmonds Architect as being a personal oasis near a crowded urban fabric. A unique custom home design wa...
by khairuddinuad on Dec 7, 2016

Impressive Buildings Around The World With Glass Roof Extensions

It’s quite difficult to expand a structure when there’s no available space anywhere around it. However, when you can’t build horizontally you look up and find inspiration. The answer is sometimes obvious: build vertically and just add a few mor...
by Home decoration on Dec 7, 2016

Christmas in Salem 2016

A stellar Christmas in Salem tour around Salem Common this past weekend, featuring all the things that I love about Salem houses and Salem people. The combination of generous and creative homeowners, perfect clear and crisp December weather, and m...
by streets of salem on Dec 6, 2016

Digital Transformation and Business Architecture (Part 1 of 3) – Presented by Dr. Giovanni Traverso, Huawei

At The Open Group Shanghai 2016 summit, we invited Dr. Giovanni Traverso, Chief Business Architect of HUAWEI Service Strategy and Architecture Practice, to give a keynote speech “New Open Business Architecture (O-BA) to Support the Construction of...
by The Open Group Blog on Dec 6, 2016

PARAS Cafe Offers Study Space with Minimalist Style

The design team at Swimming Pool Studio gave PARAS café a thoroughly minimalist style with clean lines and bright colors.  Floor-to-ceiling windows run along the length of its exterior wall.  This lets PARAS pop in bold white letters above the tra...
by khairuddinuad on Dec 6, 2016

Stepped Roof Creates Dramatic Office Space

This office headquarters, located in the financial center of Chengdu, China, fully utilizes natural light and visual height to create a stunning visual. Had Architects designed this 360-square-meter space in 2014.  During the design process, the a...
by khairuddinuad on Dec 6, 2016

Stone related books for Christmas

Stone related books make great presents for your stone mad friends. Here are a few stone related books I recommend checking out if you are looking for some great christmas presents. Just remember if you're planning on ordering your books online,...
by Stone Art's Blog on Dec 6, 2016

A Sculptor’s Home With Roots In The Forest That Surrounds It

This beautiful house in the middle of the forest belongs to sculptor Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz from Poland. The project was a collaboration between the sculptor and YH2, an architecture and interior design studio founded in 1994 by Marie-Claude Hamelin an...
by Home decoration on Dec 6, 2016

Moscow Bistro Styled in Soviet-Era Modernism

Form’s Tehnikum Bistro brings together furniture and art reminiscent of Soviet-era modernism. Even including name, which means technical school, connects the space back to a different era when it served as a store for drafting equipment. As you ent...
by khairuddinuad on Dec 5, 2016

Cultural Center in Senegal Connects Local and International Art

Thread is a visually stunning cultural center in the Tambacounda region of Senegal.  Toshiko Mori Architects’ design for the space includes two artist residences and ample indoor and outdoor areas for the community. Activity flows seamlessly...
by khairuddinuad on Dec 5, 2016

Architects' Guidelines: Methods of Compensation and Schedule of Fees

Here is a condensed version of the Architects' Guidelines: Methods of Compensation and Schedule of Fees which was recently approved by the PRC Board of Architecture thru PRBoA Resolution No. 6 s2016. This copy is based on the submitted document...

Sri Chintala Venkataramana Swamy Temple, Tadipatri

This beautiful temple in Tadipatri is right in the heart of the city. It is believed that the temple was built in the mid 16th century by Sri Thimma Naidu under the orders of the Vijayanagara... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website fo...
by My Indian Travel on Dec 4, 2016

A Room With a Panoramic View

Located a stone’s throw away from the state capitol of Arkansas, this 344-square-meter home has a restrained style that borders on being a minimalist interior. This serves to better highlight the true focal point of this home: the stunning pan...
by khairuddinuad on Dec 4, 2016

Pluralsight – Applying the Lambda Architecture with Spark, Kafka, and Cassandra

This course aims to get beyond all the hype in the big data world and focus on what really works for building robust, highly-scalable batch and real-time systems. In this course, Applying the Lambda Architecture with Spark, Kafka, and Cassandra, you&...
by Tutorials For Download on Dec 4, 2016

Sprawl Trilogy Redesign: Fractal City Covers for Classic Gibson Novels

Three classic cyberbunk books and a short story collection, all by William Gibson, are getting an apt makeover in the form of architectural covers featuring beautifully abstracted (if dystopian) urban landscapes. Anyone familiar with this master of...
by WebUrbanist on Dec 3, 2016

A Sculptural, Simple Prefab Home in Sweden

Think low-cost homes are boring and lacking inspiration? Think again! The Happy Cheap prototype for inexpensive prefab homes proves that affordable home design can look attractive and use space wisely. Not only that, but they can be integrated beauti...
by khairuddinuad on Dec 3, 2016

Simple Geometry Shines in Modern Seattle Home

Floisand Studio designed the Teh House, a private residence in Seattle, Washington. As laid out in the pictures following, the exterior of the building displays a simple geometry — two stacked rectangular volumes in a bold black and white. The lo...
by khairuddinuad on Dec 2, 2016

Christmas on the Common

I am very excited about the 37th annual Christmas in Salem tour, which returns to the Salem Common neighborhood this year. The major fundraiser for Salem’s venerable preservation organization, Historic Salem, Incorporated, the walking tour of d...
by streets of salem on Dec 2, 2016

The De Gaspé House in Montreal Embraces Family Life

Located in the heart of the Villeray district, Montreal, the De Gaspé House project by la SHED Architecture consisted of the major renovation of an existing building that, through previous renovations, had lost most of its original character. The ol...
by khairuddinuad on Dec 2, 2016


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