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Trending Christmas Designs

Trending Christmas Designs

The traditions of Christmas mean different things to different people. Learning a few designing tips from architects can help you create an unforgettable holiday display. Whether you are decorating an urban space, a country cabin, an industrial apartment, or a conventional house, there are many ways you can bring Christmas into your home. Here are..
All about the Geodesic Dome

All about the Geodesic Dome

A geodesic dome is a hemispherical, thin-shell structure based on the shape of a geodesic polyhedron. The triangular elements used to construct the dome are structurally rigid. They are able to distribute the structural strength of the building throughout the construction making geodesic domes able to withstand very heavy loads for their size. Domes are..
Scandinavian Design Trends

Scandinavian Design Trends

Scandinavian design has been at the forefront of architecture for many years. Many prolific designers and architects are native to this region. Our own architect, Robert Scarano Jr’s heritage is Scandinavian; his mother was born in Denmark. When most people think of Scandinavian design they immediately think of IKEA, the big box store from Sweden...
Passive Houses

Passive Houses

People who live in passive houses live in comfortable, modern homes with no drafts or temperature variations from room to room. Incredibly, they have virtually no heating or cooling bills. If this concept sounds appealing, you might try living in a passive home. The passive house approach focuses on the following 5 main principles: Solar..
Hypnotic Bridges

Hypnotic Bridges

Typically, only a few of the world’s great bridges get much attention. They are most notably, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Golden Gate, and the Tower Bridge in London. We can plainly see that these bridges have given character or identity to their respective cities.Hypnotic Bridges Bridges not only connect people but become a significant landmark..
The First Architects

The First Architects

The first architect may have lived thousands of years before recorded history. Beforehand tools were invented, a human being most likely planned and built a structure from whatever materials were available to him. We may never know the identity of the first architect but we do know who the first to be immortalized were. Historians..