The spread of knowledge from North Africa and Arabia, following a mysterious region- wide cataclysm, brought the how-to of the arch to Europe in early 1200s. The arch-boom also spread west to India where Muslim conquerors introduced the true arch to Hindu temple-builders. A transformative new...
A-frame house designs possess that exotic resort look that is endearing to many people who love to live an adventurous and outdoors lifestyle. Today, the appeal of these timber frame homes has made many prospective homeowners decide to build one in a city suburban area, or on the outskirts of town.
Why blueprints aren't blue now, what is reprographics, how did architects copy their plans in the past and what printers are used now?
What are the standards for electrically conductive plastic and plastic insulators?
One homebuilder's story of constructing a home in the Philippines, plus resources for current home construction advice.
Libraries are creating marvelous spaces to attract children. Want ideas for making your library's children's room special? Here are photos and tips just for that.
A distinct style of structure in southern California started to appear at the turn of the 20th century. Tons of round rocks were so available that some went rock hunting and built a few homes.
Future bathroom designs. What should we expect from architects and interior designers, 'high-tech' innovations or just improvements on today's modern designs?
These houses may look like science fiction, but they are some of the most practical and Earth-friendly structures around. Plus, each Earthship has the potential to be entirely self-sufficient.
3D virtual bathroom design software; an easy to use CAD program, is great for simple bathroom design tasks like planning and remodelling. Create stunning bathrooms styles with a 3D room planner.