Walking with heritage.

20 Heritage Walks is an assemblage of twenty booklets and eighteen maps which like an equiangular spiral covers myriad of places which are important in cultural, historical and architectural senses. While leaving no part of Delhi untouched, the authors and their team of experts of sketches, maps, line drawings and photography have maintained an immaculate balance between esoteric architectural debates and a proletarian understanding of landscapes and their history. There is dexterous relating of people with things that went into the making of structures and superstructures. It is well conveyed that evolution of architecture is not an adventitious upshot. There

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THE GALLERY: ZAHA HADID WORLD ARCHITECTURE, COPENHAGEN till September 29, 2013

ZAHA HADID ARCHITECTS PRESENT AN EXPERIMENTAL UNIVERSE AT THEIR EXHIBIT IN DENMARK

Zaha Hadid in collaboration with design studios Kollision and Wahlberg, and The Centre for Advanced Visualization and Interaction (CAVI) presents her first solo exhibition in Scandinavia at the Danish Architecture Centre. This exhibition presents a world of interactive architectural forms that are synonymous with Hadid’s styles along with an installation called Parametric Space. With the intention to merge design with geometry, the Iraqi-British architect showcases sophisticated towers, shell constructions, design objects and furniture through this unique amalgamation.

The Parametric Space is the key highlight and appears as a

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JULIAN DAVISON

HE HAS RECAPTURED THE BEAUTY OF SINGAPORE’S OLD ART DECO LANDMARKS WITH HIS FINE ARCHITECTURAL ILLUSTRATIONS what gets him out of bed in the morning «I’M FRESH AS A DAISY, ENTHUSIASTIC FOR MY WORK AS I MAKE MY TEA».

He may be an Englishman, but architectural historian Julian Davison’s vivid memories of yesteryear Singapore can rival any proud local’s. The cheery 57-year-old spent his childhood in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, only returning to the UK to study. He has been living in Singapore for 23 years now, and has no intention of leaving. «I’m part of the history, I just

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Love at first sight

Graz, the capital of the Austrian province of Styria, for most people on the planet came to be known only as the birthplace of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Terminator has not forgotten his home town — he built a large stadium that bears his name. However, Linda Wei in the biography of the famous actor from the American condescension calls Graz small provincial town, but with the same base can be considered a province of Vilnius and Krakow. In fact, Graz — a big city with 900-year history, three universities and 250-thousand population. A little-known city was due to its remote

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MAJOR TASKS OF PERSONNEL TRAINING OF ARCHITECTURAL

Belousov Secretary of the Union of Architects of the USSR

Directive XXIII Congress of the CPSU on the Five-Year Economic Development Plan of the USSR in the 1966-70 biennium. opens a new stage in the creation of material and technical base of communism. The new plan embody the fundamental interests of the people, put further tasks of building communism in the Programme Committee.

The Directives clearly defined goal of increasing the pace of construction and industrial facilities, housing and cultural and community building in cities and especially in rural areas and at the same time put forward demands to

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ARCHITECTURAL STYLES & APPROPRIATE DESIGN

Which contemporary architectural movements, if any, are most appropriate to our current environment?

n the last issue of Grand Designs Australia we discussed how certain intelligent design principles could be applied to all forms of architecture, regardless of their stylistic or philosophical standpoints. This inevitably led to a conversation about which of the contemporary architectural movements, if any, could be understood to be the most appropriate to our current environment. In this issue I’ve summarised these movements, along with their positives and negatives, and attempted to define a single contemporary design philosophy that embraces the best attributes of each.

Every

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Architecture Hardware Designs

When it comes to the design elements that can make the final difference between «fine“ and «fantastic.“ there’s a new clear choice in Oklahoma City. Architectural Hardware Designs is a young company with a timeless mission: providing quality, service, functionality and outstanding design in the very finest luxury plumbing. hardware and accessories

Gene Go forth has years of experience in product sales and design, and has worked on a national scale with manufacturers bringing new product into the U.S. for distribution. Rick Hawthorn has a deep history of technical and product knowledge in both plumbing and door hardware. Together they

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Olympic Village: laying stone

In the Imereti lowland ceremony of laying the foundation stone Olympic Village. According to the architects, the territory of the future of the village will be divided into a resort and residential area. Along the sea will be a pedestrian street that joins the same for all objects of coastal embankment. Designers have identified one complex of buildings, each of which will have its architectural appearance. Overall, however, the Olympic Village will look like a Mediterranean town, with some architectural elements will be reminded of the classic resort of Sochi mid-twentieth century. The project involves the construction of about 1.7

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Mistetskі gate in Zhitomir became a masterpiece of architecture.

"Mistetskі gate" in Zhytomyr became a masterpiece of architecture. On the Day of the city of Zhytomyr on one of the "business card" of the glorious and ancient city (1,129 years old) posted 6 RGB LED spotlights architectural lighting company «REC».

 

Transformed not only the place itself, the architectural heritage, but also the city. Spotlight on the artistic gate include both with night lighting of the city. Thus, even in the evening you can see the architectural elements of the door and also in different colors. This has not seen Zhytomyr. Pleased to note the

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Olympic hotel complex took shape of a medieval castle

Hotel complex "Hercules" in the Theme Park.

In the Imereti lowland within walking distance of the Olympic Park is being built hotel complex "Hercules" with the level of service of 4 stars for the guests of the Games in 2014. It includes 278 rooms for sports fans around the world.   Authors of the project given the construction form of a medieval castle. "It consists of two major divisions, each of which is crowned by a tower with a unique silhouette. According to the designers, these towers are connected with each other at the level of the tenth

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