Category Architecture

Around the World In 80 Architecture Offices

The London-based photographer Marc Goodwin has been visiting the offices of architects all over the world, documenting his finds for the rest of us curious interlopers.

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Free Graphics, 3D Models, and Textures for Architectural Rendering – Arch2O.com

Free Graphics, 3D Models, and Textures for Architectural Rendering, You can not get enough cutout people or 3D models and textures for your renders. Yet, spending more that 20 minutes Googling images for a specific texture or 2D people can become a breaking point for many.

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Spanner, the Google Database That Mastered Time, Is Now Open to Everyone

About a decade ago, a handful of Google’s most talented engineers started building a system that seems to defy logic. Called Spanner, it was the first global database, a way of storing information across millions of machines in dozens of data centers spanning multiple continents, and it now underpins everything from Gmail to AdWords, the company’s primary moneymaker.

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The 19 most beautiful libraries in the U.S.

The 19 most beautiful libraries in the U.S.

In honor of their beauty and to underscore their continued relevance in an increasingly digital world, we’ve rounded up 19 architecturally significant museums throughout the United States.

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A Low-Cost Concrete Block System Reduces Construction Time by 50% – Arch2O.com

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.Within the growing sector of construction, new systems have been developed not to only reduce construction times and costs but to also solve housing problems in Mexico. New models of construction, originated from previous construction techniques, are embarking into the international market.

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In 2016 Lisbon fired-up its startup engines – 2017 will hear them roar

In the first of a new series focusing on city eco-systems, TechCrunch Editor-at-large Mike Butcher gets under the skin of one of Europe’s hottest startup cities. During the last financial crisis Portugal was one of the hardest hit countries in Europe.

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Immigration Nation: New York City Plans a Park to Celebrate its Historic “Little Syria” Neighborhood

New York City is set to honor its history of housing Syrian immigrants through the creation of a new, permanent park and artwork in the historic downtown nei…

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A New Material: Scientists Have Developed a Flexible Form of Concrete

Researchers at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have developed a bendable concrete that could revolutionize architecture.

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20 Movies With Stunning Architecture in the Starring Role

The last decade of Hollywood movies has offered plenty for architectural lovers to gawk at.

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Architecture & Design for the disabled – Arch2O.com

Architecture & Design for the disabled – Arch2O.com

Architecture & Design What do we understand by disability? Disability is not just limitations for a few people, actually it is a part of human life which everyone would experience at some point, temporarily or permanently. You might wonder what disabilities have in common with architectural writing, but isn’t architecture about human comfort?

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