5 Best Waterproof Basement Projects

  Waterproofing protects basement walls and other masonry surfaces from the damaging effects of water penetration.     Sources: https://basementwaterproofingintoronto.ca/ Gallery http://reddyco.com/basement-waterproof/

Landscape Design Principles For Residential Gardens

It’s tempting, in a field as subjective as garden design, to feel that rules do not apply. However, many of the best designers have made me come to believe in certain rules and guidelines that are neither fussy nor constraining. All have proven invaluable to me over my years of garden-making. Applied by any gardener,…

The 10 best pavilions to get inspired by!

This past years have seen an array of pavilions and temporary structures realized for events, festivals and various occasions around the world. Tasked with a smaller budget, scale and a refined brief, architects, designers and artists have been challenged to craft their proposal with more detail, often focusing on engineering methods to engage with people’s senses. Join us…

Here is what you need to know about japanese arquitecture

Japan has an interesting variety of buildings that exhibit different architectural forms from humble farm houses to grand imperial palaces. Architectural styles have evolved from pre-historic to modern times. Early native designs were exposed to strong influences from the Asian mainland, imported styles were subsequently adapted to suit local tastes, and recent history saw the…

Concert Hall Design 101: The Complete Guide

This article on Concert Hall design 101 is meant to be a wide overview of the various components that go into designing an auditorium. It discusses some general design guidelines and a few details to help you have a better understanding. We’ll cover auditorium lighting, stage design, fixed seating, and auditorium acoustics. Whether you’re an…

The Basics of Office Buildings

In the words of office design consultant and author Francis Duffy, “The office building is one of the great icons of the twentieth century. Office towers dominate the skylines of cities in every continent… [As] the most visible index of economic activity, of social, technological, and financial progress, they have come to symbolize much of…

5 Types of Ancient Chinese Architecture

In over 3,000 years, varied Chinese architecture has developed, ranging from magnificent imperial palaces to simple religious pagodas. Below is some information about the five types of ancient Chinese architecture. 1. Imperial Palaces Imperial palaces were originally built to serve the extravagant lifestyles of the emperors, as well as to provide a centralized location for demonstrating…

10 Futuristic Architecture Projects That Will Blow Your Mind!

I have always been fascinated by futuristic architecture and seeing as it’s the weekend I was browsing around checking out some amazing designs today. I have picked out my favorite ten for your perusal – as a bit of a respite from text-heavy lists. So here you go – ten of the most amazing futuristic…

The 10 best examples of modern arquitecture

Modernist architecture may seem brutal, simplistic, and crude at times. But its different schools of thought have produced plenty of masterpieces that are regarded as architectural classics today. Take a trip around the world with our tunning examples of modernist architecture that gave way to such incredible contemporary designs like The Shard in London or The Gerkin. #1. Antoni Gaudí…

How to Build Your Own Shipping Container Garage

Need somewhere safe to store your car or possessions but have limited space? With its modular shape and corrosive resistant steel fabric, second hand shipping containers make excellent affordable garages. At the most basic level they provide a lockable metal box for any expensive equipment, like that classic car or ride on mower, or they can…