Category Archives: Houses & Hotels

The Road Home: A Photographic Journey of the Prairie

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OZ is a 25 unit, high-end condominium development located in the heart of Osborne Village. In Hungary people always dress up when they go to a theatre or to the Opera. Like shrines, temples buildings were also lost over time, and the ones that exist across the country today are mostly a few centuries old. In the early 20th century, under Governor Phraya Rassada Nupradit, major European mining companies were invited in, and the major public infrastructure such as roads and canals was built.

Creative Home Design: Rooms for Everyday Living

Rima A. Suqi

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In our huge Philadelphia 30,000 square foot warehouse we offer a large selection of Architectural Antiques dating from the late 1700’s through the 1930’s, with the majority from the Victorian Period. Fresh flowers, crackling log fires in period fireplaces, relaxed elegance and more await. He led the design and development of the Mountain residences in Copenhagen (2008) and served as the Project Leader for the new Tallinn Town Hall in Estonia, which received a MIPIM Future Award in 2011.

Haven: Cozy Hideaways and Dream Retreats

Allison Serrell

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Muscular pillars and round-headed arches make Durham one of the most imposing Norman buildings in England. Photography by John Gollings Canberra Airport Hotel by Bates Smart. But the first thing I wanted to do after closing the door of my cabin at the Juvet Landscape Hotel was shed anything that separated me from nature.» Steve – guest and journalist from the US, Afar Magazine The two new single rooms – or “birdhouses” – are fashioned in a more minimalist architectural style than the first landscape rooms, constructed in the manner of the “stabburet”, a traditional Norwegian log house originally used as a food store.

Inner Grace

Abraham Menashe

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The focus of his architectural education has always been driven by both the conceptualization of ideas and the physical making of space that accomplish those ideas. Over the course of his 50-year career, Alvar Aalto, unlike a number of his contemporaries, did not rely on modernism's fondness for industrialized processes as a compositional technique, but forged an architecture influenced by a broad spectrum of concerns. It was conceived as a cubic form, and follows years of research on the topics: surface depth, layers of membranes.

19th Century Card Photos KwikGuide: A Step-by-Step Guide to

Gary W. Clark

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The 1” diameter openings are small enough to prevent theft but large enough to provide sufficient visibility. The new bridge was to be 66 feet (20.1m) wide with a 44 foot (13.4m) carriageway and two 11 foot (3.4m) footpaths. The crossing between Chapel Street and Church Street was negotiated by punt until a narrow single span iron box-girder bridge was erected in the 1850s. The hotel lobby and bar occupies the 17th floor. Architectural drawings can be devoted to depicting an overview of the building (i.e., an elevation), or they can focus on a particular element (a detail).

Irish Castles And Historic Houses

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It is considered to be a prime example of modernism in architecture. Their names, addresses, the year they were built, and their historical designations will be listed. Beautiful Venetian Fantasy, Clearwater Florida. Many of the buildings on and around the square are turn of the century. It was the middle of nowhere, with no houses around. This luxurious house displays a playful white facade adorned with timber features.

If There's Squash Bugs in Heaven I Ain't Staying: Learning

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It continued to be a private residence for over 50 years until Landmarks Illinois and the National Trust for Historic Preservation purchased it in 2003. Nearby was a terraced lawn, a garden and pergola, probably also designed by Annear, an orchard and vegetable garden, and a timber windmill (now demolished) designed to generate electricity for the house. Hotels, palaces, and grand manors, however, have retained the Renaissance Italian and French style that had been the influence of Beaux-Arts masters in the later 17th through the 19th centuries.

How to Set Up Photography Lighting for a Home Studio

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The owner later purchased the two adjacent Southridge houses (both architecturally significant), creating a portfolio of unusual houses that he is preserving in a way that also honors their use as lived-in spaces, ones made available to friends, family, business associates, and for special occasions. A reconstruction of houses within a walled town; this is the sort of housing that 'ordinary' people like Jesus and his family would have lived in (Right) Reconstruction of a 1st century farmhouse complex with oven and olive press (upper right); the courtyard and roof are clearly work areas; the roof has a shaded work space and separate areas for drying flax, farm produce, etc. began to be built as soon as people discovered agriculture.

Nature Calls: The History, Lore, and Charm of Outhouses

Dottie Booth

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Scenic Hudson ‘s Foodshed Conservation Plan outlines a roadmap for protecting the agricultural land that supplies fresh, local food to the people of the Hudson Valley and New York City. When The Plaza opened in 1907, it was used primarily as a residence for wealthy New Yorkers such as Alfred Vanderbilt. Decades of neglect left the grand Stick Style mansion in shambles. In this little village in rural Norway, modern architecture encounters the natural and cultural landscape – and shows that the modern and innovative can go hand in hand with local building traditions and good, old-fashioned craftsmanship.

Tullie House

Dirk Stursberg

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The Residential Review was created by the AIA NY Interiors Committee to showcase New York-based architects who are designing outstanding residential spaces. The exterior has preserved the look of a historic building while the interior was transformed into a living space with high ceilings and wooden finishes. By the time the United States colonized the Philippines under the Spaniards, the Mission-style and Spanish Colonial Revival architecture also arrived, with inspirations from California.