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Can you believe that we used to be amazed at automatic doors? It seemed like magic how they opened as we approached them. The internet used to be a totally abstract concept that few could use. Who would have thought that one day we could

History of roof tiles

Have you ever wondered where roof tiles originated? How they became a staple of architecture? Egypt: Where it all began Straw, sticks and leaves were the main materials ancient civilizations originally used for their roofs. But the mesopotamic civilizations which settled around the rivers Tigris and Eufrates

Inclusive Architecture

Include: from Latin includere. To make part of a whole or set. Architecture can too be an instrument for equality. This word encompasses not only persons with physical disabilities, but also the elderly, pregnant women, families, pedestrians and so on. Recent architectonic trends show more and more

ABCs of modern bar decor

Recently, a new trend emerged in bars and restaurants. If a place wants to be in fashion, it needs to fulfill certain interior design criteria. Goodbye cold LED lights, cool colors and plastics are a thing of the past. Customers now want warmth, and the materials perfect for this

Why do buildings in Amsterdam lean forward?

If you ever visited this old colonial city and thought you saw the buildings tipping forward, it’s not your imagination. Indeed, the houses in this European city are slightly (sometimes very) tipped forward.This is due to a very obvious logistical reason. Tall and Narrow To get deeper

The 10 most important theaters in the world

Either because of their architecture or history or both, these places are true examples of art. The best part is we can visit them! Imagine watching the opera, enjoying a play or listening to a symphonic concert in one of these halls. Truly a dream

3 Buildings that changed the course of history

Sometimes the simpler things are the most useful. Who would’ve thought that simple bricks could create such spectacular objects? As incredible as it seems, these three historic monuments are all made with bricks. Rome Coliseum, Italy More than 55 thousand people can fit in this

Contemporary buildings that push bricks to the limit

When hearing about bricks you might thing that it is an antique, vintage material. It is of course a classic element in construction which has existed since time immemorial. However, it is not only versatile, economical and practical, it is also modern. Here are 5