The staircase that makes a ‘green’ statement
Feb10

The staircase that makes a ‘green’ statement

Sustainable design is a term we are hearing quite often these days and it encompasses many aspects: from the raw material extraction to the material processing, assembly and use. There are many ideas to furnish “green,” to follow the tendencies of interior design and to make the home contemporary and eco-friendly. Even the companies are gearing themselves towards habits that protect the environment: Fontanot is the Italian staircase...

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Easy Design Tips for Aspiring Architects and Interior Designers
Feb09

Easy Design Tips for Aspiring Architects and Interior Designers

Architecture and interior design may be fields with required education, skills, and talents. Yet even if you have these three necessities, it’s still hard to be accomplished and prominent in the industry. But to help you with the basic and some secrets to success, here are easy tips for you as you aspire to become an architect or an interior designer.  Easy Design Tips for Aspiring Architects and Interior Designers (image source:...

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Top 20 Tourist Attractions of Barcelona
Jul03

Top 20 Tourist Attractions of Barcelona

Who’s going on holiday trip in Barcelona? If after a thorough research of the wonderful places in Europe where you can spend your vacation this year, you’ve finally decided to choose Barcelona, know that you will not regret at all. Barcelona, the vibrant capital of Catalunya, is nowadays among aspirants to the title glory in areas such as business, drama, food and design. By exploring the many inflections of the Barcelona’s...

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How to Pick an Architect
Dec06

How to Pick an Architect

No matter what sort of work you are planning on doing – whether it’s a simple bedroom extension over the garage or you have a glorious spectacle of titanium architectural genius in mind – it is more than likely that you should employ the trained mind of an architect to help you out. Sometimes, it can seem like employing an architect might be an expensive waste of your money, especially in these current times of economic difficulties....

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Lovely Single Family Residence “Floating” above the Ground
Sep26

Lovely Single Family Residence “Floating” above the Ground

Located at the foot of the Vitosha Mountain near Sofia, Bulgaria, this 310 sq.m modern house is a residential project designed and projected by Bulgarian architectural company 4DA Ltd, one of the nominated works  by the Bulgarian Architects’ Association to compete for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture Mies van der Rohe Award 2011. The briefing was to build a single family house fully exposed to the maximum amount...

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Future Learning Environments for Karolinska Institute in Sweden
Sep13

Future Learning Environments for Karolinska Institute in Sweden

Have you ever thought how does space space impact on learning? The architecture of the academic centers has traditionally been viewed as a means of satisfying utilitarian functionality, but in fact imposing architectural plans are more than just an accidental arrangement of space and building materials, they reflect distinctive educational assumptions and pedagogical objectives,  a particular approach to learning, or a...

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