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Best Sites for Free 3D Models

Best Sites for Free 3D Models

Posted in Architecture with 10 Comments

Adding details such as furniture to complete an animation or rendering of a complex project can be time consuming. Save time and enhance your designs with the help of these high quality 3D models. The following are some of the most comprehensive sites to find useful and free 3D models for your 3D projects.

Written on Sep. 05, 2013 by Ellen Marie Siloy

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5 Amazing Urban Roof Gardens

5 Amazing Urban Roof Gardens

Posted in Architecture with 34 Comments

Urban roof gardens are perfect in reducing the heat retention in buildings or urban heat islands. It cools the air and reduces air pollution in green house gas emissions. The following are just of a few of the best examples of urban roof gardens in the world.

Written on Jul. 24, 2013 by Ellen Marie Siloy

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Futuristic Design #3: The Andalus Project – Libya

Futuristic Design #3: The Andalus Project – Libya

Posted in Architecture Futuristic Design with 3 Comments

The Andalus Project is definitely a futuristic design to look forward to. Using Stephen Wolfram’s computer program, ‘Mathematica’, it challenges us to rethink our preconception of what domestic space should be. The futuristic program uses indeterminate modules that organically emerge, morph and propagate while aligned with a set of programmatic parameters to negotiate formal and spatial results. As an organic architectural futuristic design, the living spaces are turned into perfectly sized and angled jigsaw puzzles which transforms the space into many linked pieces.

Written on Jul. 16, 2013 by Ellen Marie Siloy

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5 Environmentally Friendly Building Materials

5 Environmentally Friendly Building Materials

Posted in Architecture Design with 3 Comments

When it comes to building the best energy-energy efficient building it comes down to using environmentally friendly building materials. The following are only some of the many innovative materials that are now being further developed into commercial use.

Written on Jul. 08, 2013 by Ellen Marie Siloy

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Futuristic Design #2: The Shell House – Nagano

Futuristic Design #2: The Shell House – Nagano

Posted in Architecture Design Futuristic Design with 4 Comments

The shell house is one of the most extraordinary futuristic design homes in Japan. It is a 60-90 minute drive from Tokyo and covers 3,451 square feet in the woods of Karuizawa, Nagano. The 2-story vacation home was designed by Kotaro Ide which took 18 months of planning and 2.5 years to complete. The futuristic design aims not only to function as a getaway from the busy city but also provides an invigorating place for its occupants. This stunning home provides serenity, leisure and picturesque views which seem to never get dull.

Written on Jul. 02, 2013 by Ellen Marie Siloy

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8 Uniquely Interesting Sustainable Buildings

8 Uniquely Interesting Sustainable Buildings

Posted in Architecture Design with 3 Comments

This is a small collection of the most interesting buildings in the world. There are many more amazing buildings out there but these are buildings that are shortlisted according to its uniqueness, functionality and sustainability.

Written on Jun. 24, 2013 by Ellen Marie Siloy

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Futuristic Design #1: Tornado Proof House

Futuristic Design #1: Tornado Proof House

Posted in Architecture Design Futuristic Design with 2 Comments

Like most futuristic designs the Tornado Proof House utilizes technological innovations providing shelter even to the most climatically unsafe environments. The revolutionary design was developed by Ted Givens of Hong Kong-based 10Design.

Written on Jun. 18, 2013 by Ellen Marie Siloy

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36 Minimal Architecture Website Designs

36 Minimal Architecture Website Designs

Posted in Architecture with 40 Comments

Everybody dreams of building that perfect home and living in it forever. To do so, it may take hiring a good architecture to put that dream on paper.

Written on Jan. 24, 2010 by The Designed

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