HAgia Sophia

Architectural Adventure of Hagia Sophia

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Hardly anyone does not know that today's Hagia Sophia is the 3rd Hagia Sophia. But did the previous ones look like today? Let's go back a little bit and explore Hagia Sophia and its underlying together.

Tadao Ando creates circular public toilet surrounded by cherry trees in Tokyo

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Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando has completed a circular toilet in a Tokyo park as his contribution to the Tokyo Toilet project.Built in Jingu-Dori Park, the toilet was created as part of a scheme run by non-profit Nippon Foundation to upgrade public facilities in the city's downtown Shibuya district.The initiative has already seen by toilets built by Ando's fellow Japanese Pritzker Prize-winners Fumihiko Maki and Shigeru Ban.
Soulages Museum CGI

Soulages Museum CGI

Poised mastery of minimalist spatial composition and building craft–with weathering steel plate as a major protagonist—is evident in every detail of the Soulages Museum, dedicated to the work of the French abstract artist Pierre Soulages and located in his hometown of Rodez, in southwest France. Evident too in the building, by RCR Arquitectes of Olot, Spain, is its sophisticated integration into its surroundings and its rapport with the artwork.
LOCKED DOWN ARCHITECTS

LOCKED DOWN ARCHITECTS

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With the advent of coronavirus, The entire community of architects and designers in the world have resorted to working from home. With the pandemic spreading like wildfire, adopting this new work culture is posed as a challenge to many. Although some of us are loving this arrangement, most of us are dying to get back to our office life. Lets discuss some of the mundane problems we face everyday! "LOCKED DOWN ARCHITECTS"
Surman Weston creates modern mock-Tudor home in Surbiton

Surman Weston creates modern mock-Tudor home in Surbiton

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Surman Weston has built a house in Surbiton, south-west London, with a facade that riffs off the mock-Tudor facades of the surrounding suburban homes. Named Ditton Hill House, the home was designed to combine...
Top 10 Le CorbusIer Structures

Top 10 Le Corbusier Structures

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Le Corbusier was born Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris in Switzerland on October 6, 1887. In 1917, he moved to Paris and assumed the pseudonym Le Corbusier. In his architecture, he chiefly built with steel and reinforced concrete and worked with elemental geometric forms. Le Corbusier's painting emphasized clear forms and structures, which corresponded to his architecture.
Travel with the Image of the City

Travel with the Image of the City

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Have you wondered why you remember cities the way you do? Why is Paris called the City of Lights? Or perhaps why is New York known as the City that Never Sleeps? If not, you're not alone! Thousands of travellers visit a new city, but are unable to recollect major highlights of the city, if not for the camera! But one American Urban Planner, Kevin Lynch, gave the world, a scientific memory path to remember a city like cartographers if not better...
CHETTINAD ARCHITECTURE

CHETTINAD ARCHITECTURE

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I am super excited to write my first article which is going to be about a style which appeared many centuries ago in Tamil Nadu, one of the state in India.

Koichi Takada unveils plant-covered Urban Forest housing high rise for Brisbane

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Urban Forest is a 30-storey apartment building covered in thousand trees and plants that Koichi Takada Architects has designed for Brisbane, Australia.The mixed-use high rise building owned by developers Aria Property Group will include 392 homes, a two-level rooftop garden and a public park at ground level.
Dream House

DREAM HOME

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The 'dream home of today has come a long way from post war tract homes with cookie-cutter features.In general people now ant homes that express their reputation,heritage,their individual style and are loaded with modern architecture.While thinking, a swirl of thoughts comes into picture and asked me to write something about your dream home.

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A Cup Of Coffee With Dr. Ar. Javier Gomez Pioz

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Hola everyone! We welcome you to Arch Valor’s next series of Tete-a-Tete Talks and we have with us Dr. Javier Pioz, Founder of "PIOZ ARCHITECTS" (Bionic Architecture). In 2008 he won The Golden Global Avant Asia-Pacific Prize (Singapore), which is considered the Pritzker Prize of Architecture in Asia, for his work in architecture as well as his research into biological structures of nature and recently he has been awarded the "Award Of Architecture 2021” by prestigious The Gentleman Magazine.

MVRDV’s Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen opens, giving the public access to 151,000 artworks

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Glass display cases filled with artworks take centre stage in the Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen, an art storage building designed by MVRDV, which is now open to the public in Rotterdam.

MODERN ARCHITECTURAL TRENDS

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It is the most progressive, innovative, original and advanced movement of the art and architecture world that developed in the first decade of the 20th century. The 1st futurist manifesto, published on February 20, 1909, expresses their aesthetic understanding as follows. “We will sing of danger, energy and simplicity, and we declare that the world is enriched with a new beauty.