25 Open Concept Modern Floor Plans
The past several decades have seen a transition in floor plans and home layouts from separate, distinct, and defined spaces toward more fluid, open-concept exchanges. Modern homes today may not have specific walled-in rooms for living, eating, and dining. (Some don’t even have a separate place for sleeping.) But that’s not to say that these...
Falling Buttresses: Beauvais Cathedral and the Limits of Gothic Architecture
By its very nature building involves limits. The great cathedrals of Medieval Europe were the apogee of technology during their time—the peak accomplishment of the architects, masons, and artisans …
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A new mosque in Australia shows Islamic architecture going beautifully brutalist
The Australian mosque, designed by Candalepas Associates, uses angles and curves in concrete to choreograph light.
An Ultra-Luxurious $50 Million Canadian Home That’s Anything But Rustic
Designer Ferris Rafauli creates a sleek, sophisticated refuge filled with custom details outside Toronto
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Nicos Valsamakis | Architect
A sense of harmonious proportions, the lack of excess as well as a concern for open spaces that do not draw hard lines between indoor and outdoor space are the fundamental aspects in the work of the distinguished Greek architect Nicos Valsamakis. He was born in Athens (1924) and studied at the School of Architecture of the National Technical University of Athens, Graduating in 1953. Since then he has run his own architectural design practice, in order to have complete control over each…
Luce Memorial Chapel. Taichung Taiwan. 1963 / I M Pei – Pin This
Luce Memorial Chapel. Taichung Taiwan. 1963 / I M Pei Luce Memorial Chapel. Taichung Taiwan. 1963 / I M Pei
Approximately 1.61803, the Ancient Greeks caught on the "perfect proportion" also known as the golden mean or golden ratio. A rectangle with the proportion 1: 1.61803 is known most ascetically pleasing. Not only was this utilized by Greeks in a majority of their art and architecture, but it has been found in nature and has been utilized by artists ever since.
Revealed rather than crafted: The houses of Bower Architecture
Over the last ten years, Bower Architecture has carefully refined its collection of signature elements and spatial techniques to create houses with “completeness and specificity about them.”