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This is a category for those of you who find pleasure in analyzing the graceful lines and the silhouette of a beautiful building, who enjoy discovering new and intuitive designs for multi-functional spaces or who love modern architecture and everything that has to do with it. Browse our articles to come across wonderful architectural designs from all over the world.

Transform Your Yard With A Railroad Tie Retaining Wall Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Emily Medlock, on May 6, 2021

Transform Your Yard With A Railroad Tie Retaining Wall

There are a few things that can really bring an outdoor space together. Good landscaping in general can spruce up any yard. This includes some nice shade trees, water supplies, and personal touches with outdoor decor.  But of course, these things aren’t limited to these three items. In fact, a good retaining wall with repurposed...

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Split Level House Vs. Bi Level House: Mid-Century Modern Dreams Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Emily Medlock, on May 6, 2021

Split Level House Vs. Bi Level House: Mid-Century Modern Dreams

There are many different types of homes that are separated by stairs or different living quarters. For example, most condominiums are actually one building that is split into two or more parts. But condos are still common today. What isn’t as common is a split-level house or a bi-level house. This type of house was...

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Beautiful Structures Around The World That Were Built From Black Concrete Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on May 5, 2021

Beautiful Structures Around The World That Were Built From Black Concrete

Separately, exposed concrete and the color black don’t really have much in common. It’s not a well-known fact that you can actually put the two together, the result being black pigmented concrete. There’s been experiments done with it since the 1950s and over the years we’ve developed new ways to create black concrete. The color...

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Average Step Height Of Interior Stairs Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Emily Medlock, on May 4, 2021

Average Step Height Of Interior Stairs

If you have a two-story home then there’s a good chance you have a set of interior stairs. One question we get a lot is, “what is the appropriate step height for interior stairs?” Thankfully, the answer is quite simple. One of the best ways to determine a good step height is to find the...

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Beautiful Examples of Hawaiian Architecture Inspired by This Unique Island Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on May 4, 2021

Beautiful Examples of Hawaiian Architecture Inspired by This Unique Island

Hawaii receives huge numbers of visitors every year, tourists who are attracted by the warm year-round weather and the unique culture of this region. It’s also the beautiful landscape and the gorgeous views that attract lots of visitors from all over the world. These are also elements cherished by the locals and it’s no surprise...

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CMU Walls And Types Of Cinder Blocks Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Emily Medlock, on May 3, 2021

CMU Walls And Types Of Cinder Blocks

CMU walls are one of the most common types of walls in large buildings and skyscrapers. They are strong, long-lasting, and one of the safest types of walls in modern architecture. So it’s no wonder they are so popular.  CMU walls are built with concrete blocks called cinder blocks and they come in so many...

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The Totoro House – A Beautiful Project Rooted In Imagination Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on May 3, 2021

The Totoro House – A Beautiful Project Rooted In Imagination

The iconic animation My Neighbor Totoro by Studio Ghibli is highly praised for its originality and for the beautiful way in which it transmits deep emotions. It’s a wonderfully imaginative story about meaningful relationships, about humanity and nature. It’s still a wonderful source of inspiration even more than 30 years after its release. In 2021...

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What Is The Two-Car Garage Size? Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Emily Medlock, on April 30, 2021

What Is The Two-Car Garage Size?

There are many different types of garages. The technical “type” is affected by the size, shape, and original use of the garage. Most garages are primarily for parking a car, just like a carport. But these days, the uses have broadened After all, a lot of people are changing their garage and transforming it into...

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