This article showcases my art collection of river rock homes in Southern California. Most of these homes were built between 1900 and 1920 and are located in the San Gabriel Valley near the mountains where the rocks are located.
You may have heard of houses being constructed of plastic PET bottles, but if you want to know how to build one, read on.
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...
Why blueprints aren't blue now, what is reprographics, how did architects copy their plans in the past and what printers are used now?
The history of the architect and art of Egypt, gives us the glimpses of a civilization which was fully blown. Fifty-three centuries of unbroken history. Egyptians erected and produced beautiful art..
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.
There are various approaches to designing a room. Using the golden ratio to design a room can create a balanced and interesting room full of color, accents and space.
Roof trusses can categorized into a number of groups, defined by their external profile. In this hub seven common truss profiles are discussed, along with frequently used web configurations.
What are blueprints, bluelines, whiteprints, and how are they used for architectural copies? What is the difference between T-bond and bond, and which is used now?
Dormers are simply delightful and can take an ordinary home design to the next level. The American Cape Cod is a style that is revered and central to the style is the dormer. Learn the many types of dormers and numerous application including garages and sheds.