design

Le plan Cerdà d’Ildefons Cerdà : l’extension de Barcelone

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A city within a city, Exiample is without a doubt the most original neighborhood in Barcelona, and also one of the most pleasant to live in.(Le plan Cerdà d’Ildefons Cerdà : l’extension de Barcelone) Cerdà and Gaudi shaped Barcelona for hundreds of years. Ildefons Cerdà is the inventor of Barcelona’s most famous neighborhood, the Eixample. …

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TOP 15 architectural masterpieces

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Tourists from all over the world come to admire them. These works of art are aesthetic, of course, but they are first and foremost true masterpieces of intelligence! 1-Alhambra, Spain The Alhambra of Granada is one of the major monuments of Islamic architecture in Spain, dating from the 8th century. This majestic medieval acropolis contrasts …

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Less is more : you will no longer speak of minimalism

Its Used in everything from music to culinary art to high fashion, the minimalist phenomenon has taken on a life of its own. But what is behind this trend? At the beginning of the 20th century, the Viennese architect Adolf Loos, in his pamphlet against ornament, already embodies a ‘minimalist’ position, maintaining that the realities …

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What is architecture?

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“What is architecture? “what is architecture?” is among the most fundamental but tough questions architects have to ask themselves. It’s a philosophical query that doesn’t have a clear answer, yet it inspires an intellectual analysis. The answers of architects to this question aid in defining their plans. WHAT IS ARCHITECTURE? This is another issue that …

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These are the 27 Most Beautiful Skyscrapers in the World

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From the world’s tallest structure that is the Burj Khalifa, all the way to the more miniature modestly-sized Agbar Tower, these structures have one thing in common: stunning design In many ways, Skyscrapers can trace the quest to the skies in the search to be higher back. But it’s only in the last century that …

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10 principles of ecological architecture

To build ecologically means to plan, design, build, use, demolish, recycle and dispose of construction works that are sustainable for people and the environment, and bring environmental and economic benefits. What does a house that “thinks” about the environment and ecology look like? We have tried to round up the ten most significant principles of …

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Sustainable Architecture: Definition, Examples, and Materials

More and more often in the construction world, we hear about sustainable architecture and green homes. The word sustainability is becoming increasingly important to designers and architects for both functional and formal reasons, but it is often more of a concept and a fad than a concrete realization. Environmental issues and ecological awareness are the …

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The Role of Color in Architecture: Visual Effects and Psychological Stimuli

After years when clients avoided daring and just played it safe by matching textures of black and white, gray and taupe, color is finally back in fashion.  Also helping are new trends that give color an important value in terms of indoor comfort, where it can positively affect the senses. In most cases, in apartments …

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