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Q & A about Architecture

Q & A about Architecture

Architecture is one of the oldest known occupations on the planet. There are many inquiries about its history and much to know and learn. A few frequently asked questions are: how did architecture get started?  what are some modern architectural trends? name a few famous buildings, how is the conservation movement affecting architecture? In this..
Phases of Architectural Design

Phases of Architectural Design

Thinking of finally building your dream home or renovating a space for your business? In all likelihood, you will need to hire an architect. If you are not quite sure what the process is going to entail, here is what it looks like from an architect’s perspective. There are five basic design phases to architectural..
Architecture that has Shaped America

Architecture that has Shaped America

When you can go to the beach all summer, why not try something new and more meaningful? Visit some of the most popular American landmarks this great country has to offer. Here is a list of historic landmarks that prove America has much to offer. Virginia State Capitol-Richmond, Virginia- Thomas Jefferson and French Architect Charles-Louis..
A Spaceship Hut in the Forest

A Spaceship Hut in the Forest

Every child dreams of having a treehouse in the forest where they can retreat, play in, and make memories. Polestar, the automaker behind electric vehicles that are said to rival Tesla, has revealed such a treehouse and they call it “Koja.” This minimalistic, futuristic building is created out of sustainable materials, and it is situated..
Historic Districts Council

Historic Districts Council

The Historic Districts Council is a New York City-based 501-3 nonprofit organization that serves as the advocate for New York City’s historic buildings, neighborhoods, and public spaces. Its founders are Kent Barwick, Lorna Nowve, Michael Gruen, and Bronson Binger. The Historic Districts Council (HDC) is the advocate for all of New York City’s historic neighborhoods...
Landmark Preservation Commission

Landmark Preservation Commission

Saving and protecting significant structures has become an important part of modern history. We must preserve our memories so that we can remember where we have been and what we have accomplished. One of the primary reasons why historic landmarks and buildings should be preserved is for the benefit of future generations. These structures tell..