Norwegian brand Vestre has announced that it will list CO2 emissions generated by each of its products alongside the price, in a bid to foster greater transparency and accountability in the furniture industry.
In cases where the column loads are large, the columns are close to each other or the regional ground is weak, a single footing is manufactured under the two columns. This single bolt takes the loads from the two columns and transmits them to the ground uniformly. These types of foundations are called "compound foundations". On the side of the column with high axial strength, the footing is made wider, so that the soil stress is uniform under the footing.
Architecture studio SO-IL has designed a major installation for Lisbon's Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology that creates a new public route through the middle of the Amanda Levete-designed building via a secret rear entrance.Called Beeline, the intervention allows pedestrians to walk from the city to the waterfront through the centre of the museum's ovoid main exhibition space.
Amanda Levete's firm AL_A is partnering with Canadian energy company General Fusion to design a pioneering power plant that will use nuclear fusion. The prototype plant will act as a demonstration facility for the technology, which uses hydrogen as fuel, with onsite facilities for experts and the general public to visit.
Technology manufacturer Apple has revealed its spherical Apple Marina Bay Sands store in Singapore designed by architecture studio Foster + Partners, which it describes as its "most ambitious retail project".Built in Singapore's Marina Bay alongside the Moshe Safdie-designed Marina Bay Sands hotel, the Apple Store is completely surrounded by water.The transparent glass sphere designed by Foster + Partners has been revealed ahead of the store's opening tomorrow. Instagram users had previously posted images of the globe-shaped store wrapped in a grey covering.
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.
Frank Lloyd Wright (June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator, whose creative period spanned more than 70 years, designing more than 1,000 structures, of which 532 were completed. Wright believed in designing structures that were in harmony with humanity and its environment, a philosophy he called organic architecture. This philosophy was best exemplified by Fallingwater (1935), which has been called "the best all-time work of American architecture." As a founder of organic architecture, Wright played a key role in the architectural movements of the twentieth century, influencing three generations of architects worldwide through his works. We will show you Top 5 Frank Lloyd Wright Structures, and you can see Top 10 Le Corbusier Structures
With its wide walls of glass and a ribbon-like white facade that winds its way around the building, this home on the banks of Lake Zurich is so light and mobile in appearance that it resembles a futuristic vessel that has sailed in from the lake and found itself a natural place to dock.
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