25 May 2022

Unapologetic, Naked and Bold: Brutalist Architecture

Contrary to popular assumption that Brutalism is derived from the word ‘brutal’, it more likely comes from the French term béton brut, which means ‘raw concrete’.

03 Sep 2019

Books Every Architect Should Read

‘Who reads these days?’ is a common response when someone is asked, in idle conversation, if he or she has been reading anything interesting.

 
29 Aug 2019

How to Decorate Your Studio Apartment

With skyrocketing real estate prices, studio apartments, which consist of a single room plus a bathroom, are increasing in popularity all over the globe.

16 Aug 2019

Buildings that Understand You: Automated Interiors

You arrive at your hotel, and a dinosaur robot takes care of your check-in with face recogition, after which a self-propelled trolley whisks away your luggage for you.

 
16 Aug 2019

The Art of Everyday Design

‘My problems with doors have become so well known that confusing doors are often called “Norman doors.” Imagine becoming famous for doors that don’t work right.’

16 Aug 2019

Rethinking Spaces: Architecture as a Social Art

Architecture is ubiquitous, but what, if anything, makes it intrinsically ‘social’?

 
30 Jul 2019

Five Lessons in Leadership from the Tycoons of Industry

How does one measure great leadership? How much of a company’s performance is dependent on its leaders’ personalities? It is understood that to lead is to inspire people to work together to achieve a common goal.

14 Jun 2019

Beyond Walls: Senior Living

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of citizens who are 60 years and older are expected to reach 2 billion by 2050. In 2015, this number was 900 million. Today, 125 million people are aged 80 years or older.

 
23 May 2019

What is the Character of an Architectural Drafter?

This article will discuss the holistic wellness of drafters who work in architectural offices in CAD specific work groups and are part of a broader multidisciplinary team.

03 May 2019

Spruce Up Spaces for Spring

Spring is finally in the air! After a dreary and cold winter the sunshine, flower blossoms and cool breeze are welcome beyond words. Creating spring spaces in your home is necessary to bring spring home and enjoy.