Architecture

POWER OF ARCHITECTURE: TOP 3 Ways Architecture and Design Influence Us

Although we may not consciously realize it, our spaces shape us and our experiences, behavior, mood, and more. The power of architecture is something to be appreciated and respected. Influence mood and behavior.  You can see many examples – throughout recent decades and beyond – of architects who firmly believe in the emotionally influential power of...

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ROAD TRIP: Air Force Cadet Chapel

As part of the recent holiday, we set out for a trip to awe-inspiring Air Force Chapel in Colorado Springs. NOTE: No Picture compares to the experience of immersing yourself into the heart of this space. The Cadet Chapel was completed in 1963 and it still has the qualities in presence of a modern day...

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QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE YOU HIRE AN ARCHITECT

PLANNING ON HIRING AN ARCHITECT? Hiring an Architect most likely will turn into a long term relationship. Here are some questions to ask before you hire an Architect. According to The American Institute of Architects (AIA) these are things you should discuss with your potential future architect. When you hire a professional to help you...

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BARN TRANSFORMED

….a thoughtful responsible contemporary architecture solution… The transformation of an original 160-acre homestead is a thoughtful responsible contemporary architecture solution to the clients needs.  The ranch had been fallow for over 30 years and the owners, a young family with three children, wanted to build a barn house that would reflect their commitment to sustainable farming, draw on...

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Contemporary Cabinetry for Contemporary Architecture

VISUALIZE HOW RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTS CAN TRANSFORM YOUR LIVING SPACE. A efficient contemporary renovation for a single-family apartment for four.  The original structure, with rooms for staff, a double hall and long hallways with lots of doors has been transformed into a spacious, transparent dwelling full of light and air. A kitchen in combination with cabinets...

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Broken Mirrored Glass Floor

CHECK OUT THIS FLOOR MADE OF BROKEN SHARDS OF MIRRORED GLASS An expedition space in Villa Aymore invites architects and designers to design their spaces, like a fashion show, using a lot of creativity and seeking to present to the public the biggest releases of materials, technologies and design concepts. This year, LAB LZ by...

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Annex Reuse

Want to give a shout out to Victor Paunetto for a great reuse project that I stumbled upon. This project aspires to be an example of how the recycling of existing structures can potentially serve as a vehicle for a sustainable development of our built environment. The challenges of demonstrating how adaptive reuse could be...