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Architecture for Dogs Unleashes Designers' Creativity
This canine-focused collection of structures by Japanese designers is a breed apart from the usual doghouses and beds
"Japanese designers is a breed apart from the usual doghouses and beds... architects and designers: design architecture specifically for dogs — and specific breeds... Japanese designer Kenya Hara, Muji's design director, posed a challenge to 12 architects... amid architecture that might suit the family's lifestyle but might not always reflect... result is Architecture for Dogs, a collection that explores the relationship between..."
Making Room: Discover New Models for Tiny NYC Apartments
Explore a New York exhibition of small-space design proposals that rethink current ideas about housing
"small-space design proposals that rethink current ideas about housing... through design schemes that respond to CHPC research on the city's shifting demographics... -foot apartment. This last piece received the most attention and gave the mayor some... one-bedroom apartments in all five boroughs. The competition aims to realize a pilot project... projects and design solutions for living flexibly and efficiently within small spaces. Both..."
Design Workshop: Playing With Fire
"set it apart from the ordinary... appealing architectural devices in a home. Modern fireplaces share a number of common... common design elements essential for their operation, each of which has size requirements... modern design and traditional design will stand the test of time and find many to... fireplace designs I discovered while attending design school. Neat to scroll through... brilliant: By designing at the extremes rather than the vast middle ground, we establish..."
Design Practice: How to Start Your Architecture Business
Pro to pro: Get your architecture or design practice out of your daydreams and into reality with these initial moves
"Get your architecture or design practice out of your daydreams and into reality with... opening an architecture or design practice is more accessible than ever. It takes surprisingly... architects and designers, setting out on your own can be a daunting prospect. However, the... Interior Designers, Architectural Designers, Landscape Designers, Furniture Designers... world of architecture and design. Architecture and design - two different things unless..."
Design Icons: Le Corbusier, Pioneer of Modern Architecture
'Prolific' and 'influential' don't do him justice. Learn about the legendary architect and MoMA's new Le Corbusier exhibition here
"a New Architecture. With the exception of Behrens influence, many of these ideas... at the apartment of a friend who lived there. What I remember most (besides the long... to her apartment) was her magnificent view of the Olympic Stadium across the street... tackling the design of cities. His influence stems from his architecture, ideas and ambitions... a New Architecture (the supports, the roof gardens, the free design of the ground..."
Materials Matter on 3 Zurich Apartment Exteriors
Responding to Zurich's climate and love of modern design, these facades make the most of wood, glass and concrete
"modern design, these facades make the most of wood, glass and concrete... scouted some apartment buildings to share on Houzz. Given the cost of land and living in... three apartment buildings featured here have many similar characteristics, but each... modern apartments. They should try building some smoke free apartment buildings. Noisy... Bark") apartment building, designed by Ken Architekten, features eight apartments..."
Microunits Are Coming to NYC. See the Winning Design
Say goodbye to only arm-and-a-leg Manhattan rents. This plan for small prefab units opens the door to more affordable housing
"small apartments in the city through design. A team made up of Monadnock Development... studio apartments. Furthermore, the current zoning code restricts the size of apartments... riven designs have a lot to do with efficiency, and a design that minimizes circulation... micro-apartment project was recently completed in San Francisco: http://www.smartspace... Burton Architecture - There's a brief mention of that project in the Making Room..."
Meet Shigeru Ban, Winner of the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize
This humanitarian’s vision includes inspiring new uses for everyday materials, in relief housing and other structures the world over
"Prize of architecture, the annual Pritzker Architecture Prize is given by Chicago’s... art of architecture. The 2014 winner is Japanese architect Shigeru Ban.... of his design. I applaud your work. He makes it look fun to be an architect. Amazing... approach to architecture! Congratulations! Inspirational ! His dedicated energy and level... posted! Architecture with soul congratulations all of us should approach work this..."
Inside Houzz: Starting From Scratch in a Manhattan Apartment
Even no silverware was no sweat for a Houzz pro designer, who helped a globe-trotting consultant get a fresh design start
"Houzz pro designer, who helped a globe-trotting consultant get a fresh design start... one-bedroom apartment in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village neighborhood, he gave away everything... like this design! Congrats to the designer and to the client. I adore the freestanding... by the designer for the look, the apartment has no connection to the owner other than... beautifully designed space (personally in love with that geometric bed-side table)! Was..."
In the Details: A Storage ‘Jewel Box’ Lights a Manhattan Loft
Mirrored shelves bounce sunlight into an apartment’s formerly dark core, while a fireplace provides nighttime glow
"into an apartment’s formerly dark core, while a fireplace provides nighttime glow... overall design led her to Phu Hoang and Rachely Rotem and their imaginative solution... core, the designers pulled one of the oldest tricks in the books to make the loft’s middle... idea and design! I love going back to basics with a solution as simple as mirrors. Never... their new apartments. Better yet, all the developers should put them in when they build..."
Gambrel Roofs Set Dutch Colonial Revivals Apart
Early Dutch settlers on the East Coast of the U.S. birthed this architectural style, but its popularity has spread across the country
"birthed this architectural style, but its popularity has spread across the country... sets them apart from the colonial revival pack. A gambrel is typically a symmetrical... tricky to design and build than your average roof, but well worth it! A roof named after... for that design. Love all the homes shown, but that last one is my favorite. Love... original design of the custom porch so that it looks like it was already there. The..."
My Houzz: Light and Airy 1920s Seattle Apartment
Bright walls, warm woods, 'eclectic ancestor' style and lots of natural light mark this 1920s apartment
"style apartment in Seattle's coveted Capitol Hill neighborhood. "I wanted a garage... 1920s architecture are pluses, Greenman is constantly battling the building's old... so much apartments as they are an adventure. Make your must-have list — and be ready... lovely apartment to call home. Such a cozy little place. Love all the windows and... rented apartment you imprinted your lifetime of style. Wonderful. I feel as if I visited..."
Global Architecture Style: Victorian
Victorian homes grace almost every city in the world, but do you know their history? Here's the scoop on this grand style
""Victorian architecture" defines a diverse but singular style. The reality is that this... several architectural styles, all of which were used during the mid to late 19th century... Victorian architecture is rooted in England, it quickly spread worldwide as British... names of architectural styles differ from country to country. In the United States,... Victorian architecture. In Australia, the Victorian period was recognized from 1840..."
Clues to Your Home's Architectural History
"guide to design themes to identify the era and style of your house's details... with architectural eras and styles and how they look on a grander scale. But in... hallmarks of architectural style are diluted, and the square footage has been reduced to... era and architectural style your modest-size older home belongs to? Below you'll find... originally designed as just what the owner thought it had been, an in-law apartment...."
Architecture: How Details Can Make All the Difference
To know what makes a home design a hit — or near miss — you've got to understand this key ingredient
"a home design a hit — or near miss — you've got to understand this key ingredient... interesting architecture. She had stumbled upon one of the homes designed by my architecture... that a design’s idea must be thoroughly and consistently represented through the entire... of the design — down to its smallest details. I received a wonderful email the other... carried his architectural idea (materials, rhythms, geometries) through to the smallest..."