Apr , Elsewhere in the building is a banqueting suite containing a replica of the Titanic s iconic wooden staircase, as well cafes, restaurants and shops Its stand out exterior fa?ade, which replicates four ft high hulls, is clad in , individual silver anodized aluminium shards, of which two thirds are unique
Oct , Design cues for the new construction were based off of the original building, including maintaining the original turn of the century limestone fa?ade For the size and scope of our project, the Nichiha panels showcased the look we wanted while providing us with an affordable option for our siding needs,
Jun , Designing anything beyond a basic glass box in D.C is difficult A rigid zoning law mandates that buildings top out at no more than feet about stories tall The word I would use is draconian, says Joshua Prince Ramus, principal of the New York based architecture firm Rex, of D.C building codes.
Mar , From Oscar Neimeyer s sinuous use of concrete to Kengo Kuma s innovative use of wood, which materials define some of the world s best known architects Zaha Hadid s practice is at the forefront of using new materials to express the complex geometries they create through parametric design Although
Although square and rectangular wall panels have been the norm, new shape and texture trends are emerging The exterior of a building clad in metal panels Mixed facades are becoming more popular than ever Wall panels The use of color complements dramatic effects and facade textures With Valspar, the color
Jun , Timber slats cover the walls and the windows of this house in Isfahan, Iran, allowing light to filter in without compromising the privacy of its occupants ( slideshow) Bagh Janat residential architecture with timber and travertine cladding in Isfahan Iran by Bracket Design Designed by Tehran based Bracket
Aug , Used to clad clean and simple forms or highlight sections of facades, shingles bring detail and texture to the exterior of a home used to create interesting, decorative effects Contemporary Exterior by BattersbyHowat Architects BattersbyHowat Architects Materials Wood has been the traditional material
Jan , Bring your fireplace design up to snuff with this makeover lowdown And that way the brick will remain beneath the new material in case a future home buyer prefers brick For the brick fireplace shown here, she Mantel Designs, Inc AFTER The stone tile runs wall to wall, creating a dramatic look.
Nov , I also planned to expose the brace of this wooden building, which is very important for earthquake resistant building construction Glass Wood by Hironobu Hamada The warm red tone and strong grain of the cedar cladding adds colour and texture to the exterior of the ground floor platform, first floor
Jul , Charred larch slats now cover the exterior of this Modernist house in north London, thanks to a macabre upgrade intended by architecture studio Denizen Works to reference the nearby Highgate Cemetery ( slideshow) East London based Denizen Works won a competition to design a new facade for the
May , Rem Koolhaas firm has converted an old Milan distillery into a new arts centre for Fondazione Prada, featuring a haunted house clad in karat gold leaf walls takes cues from the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele an iconic Milan building while the colour palette, Formica furniture and veneered wooden
Jul , Waste materials that are reclaimed for new structures can be as simple as a bunch of stacked tires or a boat that s no longer seaworthy, or as complex as o looking to build green reclaimed houses it s made entirely out of used plexiglass panels, which the artist colored to create a stained glass effect.
Mar , The Singapore Bamboo Skyscraper competition invited design teams to explore the possibilities of using bamboo as the dominant material in a high rise Air is d n away from the facade of the building and rises up in a chimney effect through the centre of each ground plan so the whole building can be
Dec , EKAR Architects applies medley of material textures to facades of courtyard house in Bangkok A variety of cladding materials including wood and stone textured tiles are used to distinguish the different levels and features of the house The different finishes create a collage like effect and are chosen to