Geometry in Islamic Architecture

Islamic Architecture is known for its grandness and geometry. The shapes and forms used for the construction are true in nature.  Vivid use of colors and use of precious and semi-precious stones enriches its glory to manifolds. •Geometry is one the most important elements of Islamic art. “Star shapes and polygons appear in all the arts and … Continue reading

M-Color – Plugin for Presentation Drawings

M-Color, developed by Cadalyst LABS is a very easy to use plugin with AutoCAD for making 2D presentation drawings.It improves the quality and appearance of AutoCAD designs. You can apply graphic effects to whole AutoCAD layers and save color configurations for re-use with other drawings – an essential feature for productive CAD work. Here is … Continue reading

Presentation on Arch Systems

– Arch is a curved structure designed to carry loads across a gap mainly by compression. – The mechanical principle of the arch is precisely the same as that of the portal frame. The straight pieces of material joined by sharp bends are smoothed into a continuous curve. This increases the cost of construction but greatly reduces the … Continue reading

Presentation on Le Corbusier

•Charles Edouard Jeanneret is popularly known as Le Corbusier. •Corbusier was born on 6th October 1887 at La Chaux De Fonds in Swissjura Mountains Kms from French Border. •He started working under Contractor Perret. •He as a child prepared himself for a manual occupation. •He left his school at the age of 13½ yrs and … Continue reading

Library Study presentation on Central Business District (CBD)

Source:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_business_district Presentation –Library Study on CBD The CBD or Central Business District is the focal point of a city. It is the commercial, office, retail, and cultural center of the city and usually is the center point for transportation networks. There are no boundaries to the CBD. The CBD is essentially about perception. It is usually … Continue reading

Presentation on Pre-stressing and Post-tensioning

As explained by wikipedia, Prestressed Concrete is a method for overcoming concrete’s natural weakness in tension. It can be used to produce beams, floors or bridges with a longer span than is practical with ordinary reinforced concrete. Prestressing tendons (generally of high tensile steel cable or rods) are used to provide a clamping load which produces a compressive stress that balances the tensile stress that the concrete compression member … Continue reading