International Architecture

Columbus State Community College Front

Columbus State Community College, Ohio Architecture Details

Columbus State Community College’s Architecture and Design Harold M. Nestor Hail is a building of the ’90s. In its setting, it serves as both the major entrance to the campus and as an edge to the college quadrangle. To down-town, the building presents a “refined” facade curved to give the college a “proper front”. To …

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tadao ando chikatsu asuka historical museum

Chikatsu-Asuka Historical Museum by Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando’s Chikatsu-Asuka Historical Museum is bold and architectural ambition is embodied in a brilliantly simple design. Architectural ambition is the will to give order to the world, not through language or metaphysics, but design. Moreover in this case study I’ll be focussing on the importance of STAIRWAYS and how Japanese architect Tadao Ando has used …

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Central Ohio Technical College

Central Ohio Technical College, Howard E LeFevre Hall, Newark, Ohio

Central Ohio Technical College is located at a small, commuter branch campus situated along the western, geographical demarcation of the foothills in eastern Ohio. The programme integrates two diverse disciplines within the same building: technical education classes (electronics and industrial technology), and the arts (dance, drama, music, and fine arts). The design part was derived …

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Cayan Tower

Cayan Tower, Dubai Marina – The Skyscraper with a Twist

Cayan Tower – World’s Highest Twisted Tower The architectural wonder and the world’s tallest twisting tower, known as Cayan tower, was designed by world-famous architect firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill for Dubai. The project was developed by Cayan Group  Real Estate Investment & Development firm, owned by Ahmed M Alhatti. The most interesting thing about …

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Buildings Design and Section

Architectural Section Drawing: Building Design and Section

It is possible to take a single plan and develop it for several completely different sections, with volumes and surfaces so different as to make them seem unrelated. By contrast, two well-coordinated sections can only have one corresponding plan. The point here is to underscore the primary importance of the sectional view since in this drawing …

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