In this article we take a look at one of the most ambitious municipal housing projects in the UK, built in the years following the Second World War. Park Hill Flats in Sheffield is an uncompromising brutalist behemoth, and while it's original lifespan ended prematurely it it still standing today.
Good human factors design is essential to proper and safe living and working environments, places of worship and recreation, dining and drinking establishments, schools, hospitals, hotels, and vehicles — in fact, any space frequented by humans. This article introduces you to human factors design.
Every country, state or nation on Earth has a birthday- and a birth-chart. Some towns have one too, having a well defined moment of birth- Whitstable is one of these extremely rare places- as discovered by intrepid thinker, Fen Lander.
If you're a public speaker who is still gaining confidence within a teaching environment but have reached a certain level of confidence and am wondering what to do next, taking the next step of moving OUTSIDE of that training environment is a necessity if you are to grow.
Total population sampling refers to considering all the people in a certain group as the respondents of the study.
The Eddystone Lighthouses, through trial and error, became literal wonders of the civil engineering world. Smeaton's successful Tower based on the tensile strength of the Oak Tree became the world standard for rock lighthouses, saving thousands of lives and maritime vessels.
Urban development is a critical issue in the world of today. Land use plays a highly significant role in the process of urban development. Urban areas are inhabited by more than half of the world population. The world population is expected to rise to 6 billion by the year 2040.
Estimation of painting works follows a pattern. Learn how to estimate the painting for your walls, ceilings, roofs, doors, windows, and wood surfaces and have an idea of the cost. Steps provided are easy to learn and understand.
Learn how to estimate different types and sizes of ceramic tiles and other related components like cement mortar, white cement joint filler, tile adhesive, and beads.
Photos of eccentric buildings usually intended to decorate gardens and other places.
Urban economics, Conurbation, Bid rent theory, Concentric zone model, Sector model, Core frame model, Multiple nuclei model, Central Place Theory, Transect, Euclidean zoning, Linear city, Activity centre , Central business district, Town centre,...
Arcology, Gestalt ,Ekistics, Ecumenopolis, Principles of intelligent urbanism, Transit Oriented Development, Permaculture , Ergonomics, Biomimetics, Urban design , Garden city movement, Smart growth, Walkability, Urban planning, Green-collar worker,...
During Cook's seagoing career with the Royal Navy he chose the Whitby Collier or 'Cat' for exploration; the Yorkshire 'Coble' has undergone many changes over the years as an inshore fishing vessel
These houses may look like science fiction, but they are some of the most practical and Earth-friendly structures around. Plus, each Earthship has the potential to be entirely self-sufficient.
The first two are combined topics in nature, and these styles were predominant in architecture and design during the late 19th century and early-20th century
Scaffolding is a temporary structure, often utilized to support workers and prop up construction materials while building or renovating all sorts of massive edifices. Though it usually comes in an integrated system of metal pipes and tubes,...
From France the new style spread in all directions. Each country created its own version of Gothic architecture. English Gothic developed almost as early as French, but the English cathedral is quite
Mediterranean architectural details for your outdoor design can add design interest and tranquility. From courtyards to patios - see the details that make a difference in your design.
Abandoned buildings are everywhere and they can be quite fascinating. There are many different types of abandoned buildings. There are houses, hospitals, resorts, industrial sites and much more. These abandoned buildings tend to hold a certain...
What is Deconstructivism? Here, learn about this unusual architectural movement and discover some examples of the style.
A hypothesis is presented that suggests that the World Trade Center was rigged beforehand in order to bring it down demolition style when required, whether that requirement was caused by an earthquake, a war, or some other reason such as it outliving its usefulness. Was the WTC actually scuttled on September 11th, 2001? Is it possible that the real "terrorists" were developers and financiers?