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The difference between interior design and decoration

It is a common general opinion that decoration and design are two things the same, with most people confusing interior design with decoration. It is also believed that these two skills can be used interchangeably with each other, but this is not true. Interior designers have studied many topics in greater depth than just an […]

Site-specific pop-up pavilion installed for Rome Architecture Festival

Rome-based architecture firm SET Architects has built a site-specific pop-up pavilion for the fourth edition of FAR, the Rome Architecture Festival that took place June 11-19, 2022. Design Features The pavilion called Skyframe was designed as a temporary installation for the festival, based on a simple geometric composition made of XLam walls, known as CLT […]

Principles of modern villa design

The villa is a house built far from the city in a natural setting. The shape of these structures changed over time, and their location moved to suburban or even urban homes in garden settings. In ancient Rome, aristocrats built and lived in beautiful and splendid homes in gardens and lush grounds. After the collapse […]

Completing a pink staircase on the roof of the Het Nieuwe Institute

MVRDV has completed a pink urban staircase and rooftop theater for the Het Nieuwe Institute in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Design Features Named after the podium, the design is 29 meters high and allows the public to experience the ceiling of Het Nieuwe Instituut, a cultural center whose general and artistic director is Eric Chen. The […]

Opening of the newest railway line in London entitled Elizabeth Line

Grimshaw has completed a new rail line in London, with zigzag roofs and flex-bending junctions in passenger tunnels. Design Features Officially opened on May 24, the project was completed as part of the London Underground network and became London’s newest rail line, The Elizabeth Line. Grimshaw worked with client Crossrail, Atkins engineering firm, Maynard graphics […]

Building a green school with round walls in South Africa

,Building a green school with round walls in South Africa South African architecture practice, GASS Architecture Studios, has built a school complex with rounded earthen walls and sail-like roofs. The project is located in the Low Paarl Valley in the Western Cape, South Africa, with an area of ​​3,313 square meters.   Project Features The […]

Converting the former Berkeley Museum of Art into a Life Sciences Laboratory

Alameda-based architecture and design firm MBH Architects has transformed the former Berkeley Museum of Art and the Pacific Film Archive. Designed by Mario Ciampi, it will be transferred to a new life sciences laboratory on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley. Design Features The structure of the Bakar BioEnginuity Hub, the brutal original […]

Museum of The Home: A Museum of Furniture & Woodwork in London

Museum of The Home: A Museum of Furniture & Woodwork in London Recently, the famous architecture studio, Wright & Wright has completed a renovation and extension of a Museum of the Home in London, UK. This is not an ordinary building that you can find in any street of London; it is one of the […]

‘Islamic Star’ inspires exploration

'Islamic Star' inspires exploration

‘Islamic Star’ inspires exploration Pamulan University commissioned Antonius Richard and RAD+ar to design Islamic-style new plazas, buildings and public art. The scheme attempts to highlight Islamic characteristics from three aspects: basic characteristics, cultural integration and identity definition. Pamulang University has chosen Antonius Richard and RAD+ar to design their new Islamic Oriented public square, plaza building, […]

To examine the innovations shaping 21st century urbanism

To examine the innovations shaping 21st century urbanism

To examine the innovations shaping 21st century urbanism The “Cities of the Future” special exhibition aims to explore the innovations that have profoundly affected urbanization in the 21st century. Notable projects and research by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) that have reshaped urban landscapes in many parts of the world are reviewed in this exhibition. The ‘Future […]