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Building green skyscrapers remains a controversial issue regarding its ability to promote sustainable urban development. It is believed that skyscrapers can reduce the energy consumption per inhabitant related to transportation.
Published by Abdel-moniem El-Shorbagy 72 months ago in Architecture | +32 votes | 14 comments
Green skyscrapers represent a critical component of sustainable urban development.
Published by Abdel-moniem El-Shorbagy 72 months ago in Architecture | +25 votes | 15 comments
The Second World War raged from 1939 to1945. Throughout and even beyond these years Britain was immersed in wartime austerity. The urban landscape was scarred by bomb damage, rationing was still in force and design was very drab and basic. The philosophy of the war years was ‘Make do and mend’ and this ethos persisted well into the 1950s.
Published by MJ5446 72 months ago in Architecture | +21 votes | 17 comments
This series examines interior design in the 21st century, surveying contemporary trends and asking what are the key themes in interior design today?
Published by MJ5446 72 months ago in Architecture | +12 votes | 7 comments
This series examines interior design in the 21st century, surveying contemporary trends and asking what are the key themes in interior design today?
Published by MJ5446 72 months ago in Architecture | +6 votes | 4 comments
This series examines interior design in the 21st century, surveying contemporary trends and asking what are the key themes in interior design today?
Published by MJ5446 72 months ago in Architecture | +5 votes | 3 comments
Skyscrapers are not new inventions of the post-industrial world, they are as old as 500 years ago. Shibam, a city in the desert of Yemen, is commonly known as ‘the Manhattan of the desert’.
Published by Abdel-moniem El-Shorbagy 72 months ago in Architecture | +25 votes | 19 comments
The Vienna Secession was acclaimed for its pioneering exhibitions. The first was held in 1898 in a purpose-built exhibition pavilion in the vicinity of Karlsplatz. This was designed by Olbrich in the form of a white temple with a cupola made of golden leaves.
Published by MJ5446 72 months ago in Architecture | +11 votes | 6 comments
Around 1900 Vienna was the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the crucible of all the intellectual forces of its constituent countries. The city made great advances in music, literature and the visual arts. The new spirit was expressed in the founding of the Vienna Secession in 1897.Gustav Klimt, Koloman Moser, Josef Hoffmann, Joseph Maria Olbrich and Max Kurzweil
Published by MJ5446 72 months ago in Architecture | +8 votes | 2 comments
Owen Jones (1809 -1874) was among the great design reformers of the Victorian era. Born in London, he practised as an architect and designer, but became one of the most influential design theorists of the 19th century. He was responsible for the interior decoration for the Great Exhibition of 1851 and formulated principles for the decorative arts that became teaching frameworks for the Government School of Design.
Published by MJ5446 72 months ago in Architecture | +5 votes | 2 comments
Owen Jones (1809 -1874) was among the great design reformers of the Victorian era. Born in London, he practised as an architect and designer, but became one of the most influential design theorists of the 19th century. He was responsible for the interior decoration for the Great Exhibition of 1851 and formulated principles for the decorative arts that became teaching frameworks for the Government School of Design. His major contribution was his seminal publication, The Grammar of Ornament, an en...
Published by MJ5446 72 months ago in Architecture | +11 votes | 10 comments
In the 21st century, the phenomenon of building skyscrapers has been acknowledged by the majority of architects, planners, landscape architects as well as by societies.
Published by Abdel-moniem El-Shorbagy 72 months ago in Architecture | +26 votes | 10 comments
Verner Panton (1926-1998) was a visionary Danish designer of the 20th-century. He designed furniture and interior designs that exemplify the 1960s ‘Space Age’ look. Although much of his work appears fantastical, he was a pioneer in the use of new materials such as plastic. He created innovative and futuristic designs in a variety of materials, and in vibrant and exotic colours.
Published by MJ5446 72 months ago in Architecture | +5 votes | 4 comments
Verner Panton (1926-1998) was a visionary Danish designer of the 20th-century. He designed furniture and interior designs that exemplify the 1960s ‘Space Age’ look. Although much of his work appears fantastical, he was a pioneer in the use of new materials such as plastic. He created innovative and futuristic designs in a variety of materials, and in vibrant and exotic colours.
Published by MJ5446 72 months ago in Architecture | +1 votes | 2 comments
Verner Panton (1926-1998) was a visionary Danish designer of the 20th-century. He designed furniture and interior designs that exemplify the 1960 ‘Space Age’ look. Although much of his work appears fantastical, he was a pioneer in the use of new materials such as plastic.
Published by MJ5446 72 months ago in Architecture | +7 votes | 6 comments
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