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Plan 3D is an easy to use Microsoft Windows-based on-line 3D home modelling and landscaping software that will make designing or remodelling easier. It gives users the flexibility to draw plans manually, trace existing plans, or draw plans by entering dimensions, customize signage by creating 3D letterings. Users of the software can choose over six gigabytes of 3D sofas, chairs, desks, patio furniture, tables, cabinets, appliances, windows, doors, thousands of paint colors, as well as textures l...
Published by Teddy Sy 66 months ago in Architecture | +8 votes | 0 comments
This article is written in response to a question posted asking if there is anything written on Knoji on the subject of architecture within India dating from the 16th and 17th centuries. Much of the architecture dating from the first of the two centuries referred to is of Persian origin while that of the latter century tends to have a strong European influence.
Published by John Smither 70 months ago in Architecture | +17 votes | 2 comments
The world’s largest city of Shanghai has several styles of architecture ranging from the Art Deco of the boom in the city during the 1920’s and 30’s, traditional Chinese styled buildings up to the modern city’s skyscrapers that rise high into the sky of this most cosmopolitan of the city’s of the Far East.
Published by John Smither 70 months ago in Architecture | +23 votes | 4 comments
Also known as Atterberg limits, is simply the sticking nature of soil material. It is usually used to determine the amount of clay in the soil there are mainly two procedures under geotechnical engineering materials for obtaining the atterberg limit namely; casangrande and penetrometer methods The following atterberg test procedure is based on Bs 1377
Published by moore 71 months ago in Architecture | +0 votes | 0 comments
Soil specific gravity is the ratio of the density of void-less material to the density of distilled water at a certain temperature, say 270c. The specific gravity of soils is a useful data when it comes to the evaluation of volume in the soil. The difference the specific gravity test is usually whether the test is based on the British standards specification or the American standards of specifications or sometimes both. The following procedure is based on the two codes of specifications
Published by moore 71 months ago in Architecture | +0 votes | 0 comments
Official residences from around the world are usually called “palaces”. Some official residences of heads of state are extremely gigantic and superbly beautiful. Some official residences are not too huge but they are elegantly captivating uniquely designed and decorated. Here are some of the most beautifully designed and expensively and lavishly decorated.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 72 months ago in Architecture | +3 votes | 1 comments
There are more than 200 countries in the world. The head of state of a constitutional monarchy is usually a king/queen, sultan or emperor and the head of government is usually a Prime Minister. A republic such as the Philippines, Mexico and others is usually headed by a president-elect. Each head of state has a so-called “official residence”. The official residence is also usually the seat of the government.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 72 months ago in Architecture | +5 votes | 1 comments
L'Ambiance Plaza was one of the worst construction disasters to take place in the US. Its collapse on April 23, 1987 killed twenty-eight workers and injured twenty-two others some seriously. This disaster blamed on sloppy construction practices led to the writing of laws to make construction workplaces much safer places to work.
Published by John Carter 72 months ago in Architecture | +4 votes | 3 comments
During the 19th century, Sunderland was a thriving seaport. This brought pride and prosperity to the town, but it also meant that Sunderland had many aged or sick mariners to care for, as well as their wives, widows and children. To meet these needs, two charitable institutions were built in the historic East End of town: the Trafalgar Square almshouses and the Sunderland Boys’ Orphanage. uilt on the site of the former workhouse garden, Trafalgar Square was named after Admiral Nelsonâ...
Published by MJ5446 72 months ago in Architecture | +21 votes | 16 comments
Buildings or structures surrounded by water are simply spectacular and amazing. There are several famous landmarks surrounded by water located from the different parts of the world. Here are some of the most impressive architectural structures built in the midst of a body of water or near or beside a body of water such as lake, pond or river.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 73 months ago in Architecture | +1 votes | 2 comments
Gerrit Rietveld was a Dutch architect and furniture designer associated with the avant-garde movement known as De Stijl (The Style). Influenced by the abstract paintings of Piet Mondrian, RietveldÂ’s work emphasised pure geometric form and primary colours. Rieveld demonstrated how MondrianÂ’s abstract style could be translated into three dimensional design objects and architecture. His work helped to formulate many of the principles that became integral to Modernist design of the 1920s ...
Published by MJ5446 233 months ago in Architecture | +8 votes | 4 comments
The Umayyads Dynasty in Spain (675-1031) reached the peak of its power at the time of the caliph Abd al-Rahman 111 (929-961). The caliph Abd al-Rahman 111 initiated the construction of the city in 936 and after his death in 961, his son, Al-Hakam 11 continued the work in the city. In 1010, Medinat Al-Zahra, which was once the symbol of the caliphÂ’s power, and flourished for approximately 80 years was destroyed by rebellious Berber clans from North Africa. The city was buried for almost 900 y...
Published by Abdel-moniem El-Shorbagy 73 months ago in Architecture | +34 votes | 29 comments
Taj Mahal is considered one of the most significant and beautiful buildings in the world. this architectural masterpiece was built by Emeror Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
Published by Abdel-moniem El-Shorbagy 90 months ago in Architecture | +17 votes | 13 comments
Article about the Palace of Culture from Iasi, Romania. This Gothic Revival building is home for four museums.
Published by Florin Cosma 90 months ago in Architecture | +5 votes | 1 comments
Roger Walker has contributed significantly to the architecture of New Zealand. He believes that building can make people happy and a good building adds to what nature has given humankind.
Published by Abdel-moniem El-Shorbagy 92 months ago in Architecture | +14 votes | 12 comments
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