5 Rules For Restoring a Historical Home

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Home restorations are huge projects. But restoring a historical home? That’s an entirely different playing field. Restoring a historical home might be a passion project for some, but for other…

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Morpheus Hotel: Zaha Hadid’s Striking Exoskeleton in Macau

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ZHA have recently completed the new Morpheus hotel flagship as part of the city of dreams resort in Macau. The impressive structure is among the many projects left behind by…

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Reclaimed Wood Preserving The Past By Turning Trash to Treasure

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What once went into landfills now adorns homes and business across the world. Whether its recycled wood for remodeling or a custom made furniture piece, the reclaimed wood frenzy is…

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Studio FH’s Gahinga Batwa Village Giving Hope To a Marginalized Group in Uganda.

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The Batwa, one of the oldest tribes in Africa, originally resided in the Ugandan, Rwandan and Congo rain-forests where they practiced hunting and gathering as their main source of livelihood.…

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The Forest Adventure Centre in Kereita by Sitescape Studio Proves Architecture Can Co-Exist With Nature

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The Kenya Forest Service (KFS) sort to rejuvenate the lush and evergreen Kereita forest so that it can self-sustain. As it later would be, the forest, deserted but one of…

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Zaha Hadid’s Legacy for 2018 and Beyond

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Zaha Hadid in Heydar Aliyev Cultural center in Baku nov 2013
Zaha Hadid in Heydar Aliyev Cultural center in Baku nov 2013 ©Dmitry Ternovoy

When influential British-Iraqi architect Dame Zaha Hadid tragically passed away in 2016, she left behind an impressive legacy of breathtaking buildings. Renowned throughout the commentary art and architecture scene as “the…

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Centralizing The Garden of Europe is Lisser Art Museum by KVDK architecten

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Inside the “Garden of Europe” – a nickname for Keukenhof – rises a monolithic work of architecture in stark contrast to the beautiful lush green central park. The Lisser Art…

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St. Jerome Children’s Home, Nakuru: Innovative Timber & Earth Construction by Orkid Studio

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Tucked away in the agricultural outskirts of Nakuru Town, Kenya’s third city, is a home housing local disadvantaged and abandoned children, characterised by a variety of social spaces, from open…

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Emerson Resort and Spa, New York; A Restorative Destination for Well-being

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Embedded in the breath-taking landscape of the Catskill Mountains, the Emerson Resort and Spa is a hidden treasure located just two hours away from the city of Manhattan, USA. With…

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Considerations When Building Modern Concrete Homes

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Modern concrete homes are attracting enormous attention lately due to their improved weather resistance and decreased energy usage. These houses are built using insulated concrete forms (ICF) that fit together…

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