What is meant by designing

What is Design?

What is design? This has been a very much debated topic for a long, as the design has different connotations in different fields for eg. Architecture, Landscape design, textile design, handicraft, etc. but for a short answer to this question you might consider this – Design is the means by which we order our surroundings, …

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What are Curtain Walls? – Everything you need to Know

What really makes the glass or curtain wall building striking? What’s the part which really shows itself? Is it facade characteristics or the facade design, which is both functional and aesthetical? The facade treatment is largely responsible for the permanence of its structures. Over the last 200 years, the key issue for facade design has been …

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Construction, Architecture and Architects of Taj Mahal, India

The Architecture and Design of the Taj Mahal is very impressive. This building is frequently studied by Architecture students in general and students studying Islamic architecture in particular. It was made by emperor Shah Jahan for his third wife Mumtaz Mahal who died while giving birth to their 14th child after being in labor for …

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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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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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