Council Of Architecture

We all know that Council of Architecture is the prime athority for ARCHITECTS in India. Without its affiliation, no architect can carry on with his or her practise. So, here is some information about what C.O.A is all about and how it functions. http://www.coa.gov.in Advertisements

Architectural Quotes

# GILBERT KEITH CHESTERTON (1874-1936) I don’t think of form as a kind of architecture. The architecture is the result of the forming. It is the kinesthetic and visual sense of position and wholeness that puts the thing into the realm of art.  # JOHN RUSKIN (1819-1900) English art critic Form ever follows function. Architecture … Continue reading

Landscape Design Elements

These are the elements or materials used for designing. They are used to attain certain design goals. These can be categorized in different categories:- 1. Origin:- Natural or Manmade The landscape materials can be classified on the basis of there origin i.e. natural or manmade. Natural materials include those which are available from nature like plants, … Continue reading

Landscape Architecture

In order to study about Landscape architecture, we need to gain certain knowledge about the terms used in it. Landscape:- Something which is natural, beautiful, which surrounds us. In short we can say that Landscape is something which we appreciate. Design:- It is defined as organisation of few components in an orderly manner. Landscape Architecture:- … Continue reading

Form Active Structure System

Form active structures are those structures in which loadd is taken by the form or the shape of the structure. They are non-rigid, flexible matter shaped in a certain way and secured at the ends, can support itself and span space. Only tensile and compressive stresses persists. These are mainly categorized into 4 types:- # … Continue reading