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.
Hands-on lesson on types of bridges, forces, and loads. Lessons are geared toward 4th and 5th grade children but can be used for elementary school and middle school aged children. Use these fun lessons with your classroom, family, after-school program, camp, or co-op!
Why blueprints aren't blue now, what is reprographics, how did architects copy their plans in the past and what printers are used now?
Flat Arch/ Jack Arch/Straight Arch/Straight Gauged Arch French Arch/Dutch Arch/ Slanted Arch/ Skewback Arch. Triangular Arch Segmental Arch Round Arch Roman Arch Equilateral Arch Horseshoe Arch/ Moorish arch/ Keyhole arch ...
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.
Following the beautiful and fleeting poppy flower around the world
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...
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.
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..
"...deadness that arises from too great a preoccupation with good taste," and the extreme underappreciation of commercial architecture." “Robert Venturi exploded onto architectural scene in 1966 with a radical call to arms in Complexity and...