Architects are in most cases not interested to design economical buildings for their clients. When you've plans to build a home for yourself, you should know some of the basics for cheap building.
Chicago's Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Terminal was an architectural masterpiece in a city noted for its brilliant buildings. So why do so few Chicagoans know about this amazing building?
It began not with a computer-aided programme or even an architectural drawing board. The first design for the Scottish Parliament was scribbled on a piece of paper one day in 1998.
Chicago architect George W. Maher was influential in the development of the Prairie Style of architecture for which Frank Lloyd Wright was more famous. This is a photo gallery of 23 of his Chicago area homes.
Have you ever wondered what organic architecture looks like? Does the name Frank Lloyd Wright ring a bell? Wonder no more as you check out this short list of organic architectural marvels.
Man's motivation to build higher is based on national pride as well as the need to conserve real estate. Here are the tallest buildings in the world now and those planned for the future.
For anyone without an art background in Architecture school, model making is a daunting process. Fret no more!
19th century female authors, George Eliot and Charlotte Brontë use the image of Cleopatra to show their own female protagnists' moral sensibilities and frustration with the roles available to women.
Ancient Roman architecture adopted the external language of classical Greek architecture for the purposes of the ancient Romans, but differed from Greek buildings, becoming a new architectural style.
Learn about the arts and crafts or craftsman style Milwaukee Bungalows and their characteristics and features.
Examples of architecture designed, constructed or renovated with malice by a seriously annoyed and very determined individual. A fun page of quirky buildings!
How do artists or architects visually present ideas in their works? How does the audience understand the message? Read on to find out more about how to derive meaning from art and architecture.
The Ruins of Tulum, near Cancun, Mexico, have many stark similarities to Solomon's Temple in the Old Testament. These similarities are too great to be mere coincidence.
The Barcelona Pavilion, Mies van der Rohe's iconic work of modern architecture, is a unique perceptual experience shaped using techniques such as symmetry, staging, and reflectivity.
No other major architect in history has had so many prominent buildings fall to disaster as Minoru Yamasaki, the designer of the World Trade Center, the Pruitt-Igoe Public Housing Project, and several other ill-fated buildings. Was it due to his vision and design principles, working during a period of architectural design changes, or just very bad luck?
A look at some excellent examples of 21st century architecture in Manchester, England focussing on Manchester architecture of the 21st century.
Sometimes we defeat ourselves through the common practice of making it just good enough, while focusing on excellence makes us standout among others in the field.