Architecture
Functional Facades SAVE

Functional Facades

A building's facade is often the most important aspect of design. The facade is the first thing that people see, and in recent years, innovative facade designs and systems have created some of the world's most interesti... READ MORE >

Leave a Comment • Veronica R • 2016
Arts and Culture
Brutalist Buildings - Beasts or Beauties SAVE

Brutalist Buildings - Beasts or Beauties

The brutalism movement of architecture that became popular all over the world from the '50s to... READ MORE >

Leave a Comment • Veronica R • 2016
Products
Container Architecture SAVE

Container Architecture

Container architecture, also known as cargotecture, is a form of architecture using steel or al... READ MORE >

1 Comment • Veronica R • 2016
New Construction
Converting Shipping Containers for Building SAVE

Converting Shipping Containers for Building

Building with shipping containers has fast become a popular way to create residential and commercial spaces. Not only are containers trendy, but they are readily available and environmentally friendly. Although most shi... READ MORE >

Leave a Comment • Veronica R • 2016
New Construction
Constructing facades for different climates SAVE

Constructing facades for different climates

For a building to have a facade that maximizes energy efficiency while providing a comfortable... READ MORE >

1 Comment • Veronica R • 2016
Architecture
When buildings become breathing, living objects  -- or something close to it. SAVE

When buildings become breathing, living objects -- or someth...

The Biomimicry Institute in the United States defines biomimicry as "an approach to innovation... READ MORE >

1 Comment • Veronica R • 2016
Products
Bamboo as a Construction Material SAVE

Bamboo as a Construction Material

Bamboo as a construction material is traditionally associated with the cultures of Central and South America, Asia and the South Pacific. It can be used to build entire homes and other structures that are earthquake-resi... READ MORE >

1 Comment • Veronica R • 2016
Products
Building with Aluminum Panels SAVE

Building with Aluminum Panels

Aluminum, which is often referred to as a "miracle metal," is the second most widely used meta... READ MORE >

1 Comment • Veronica R • 2016
New Construction
Passive Cooling Techniques SAVE

Passive Cooling Techniques

Passive cooling is a way of designing a building that focuses on improving indoor heat to a com... READ MORE >

4 Comments • Veronica R • 2016
Architecture
What are the challenges to all-wood high rise buildings SAVE

What are the challenges to all-wood high rise buildings

High-rise wood buildings are becoming quite popular around the world. What are the building codes that have be adhered to in US? I think a major challenge would be fire safety since it's all wood READ MORE >

4 CommentsCarrie • 2016
New Construction
Creating a Rooftop Garden SAVE

Creating a Rooftop Garden

A building with a roof that is partially or completely covered with plants is known as a green... READ MORE >

1 Comment • Veronica R • 2016
Architecture
Insulation Methods for Shipping Containers SAVE

Insulation Methods for Shipping Containers

A shipping container used as a residential or commercial space needs be insulated well if it i... READ MORE >

4 Comments • Veronica R • 2016
Architecture
As these prefab units have to be lifted, does that add extra strengthening costs SAVE

As these prefab units have to be lifted, does that add extra strength...

How much or what percentage of the total cost of the unit would be the strengthening cost READ MORE >

1 CommentCarrie • 2016
New Construction
Converting barns into modern homes SAVE

Converting barns into modern homes

Barns have been used for centuries as housing for livestock and as storage sections for farm pr... READ MORE >

1 CommentAnthony • 2016
Products
Where can I find timber framed doors like these SAVE

Where can I find timber framed doors like these

These doors look fantastic, obviously they are timber framed, but where can I find doors that w... READ MORE >

3 Commentsvinny • 2016

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