Interior curtain walling

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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Architecture and Architects of Taj Mahal

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 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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