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 Architect Walter Gropius

Walter Adolph Georg Gropius (May 18, 1883 – July 5, 1969) was a German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School, who,along with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier andOscar Niemeyer, is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of modern architecture. Here is a short presentation on his works. Download: Walter Gropius

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

Presentation on B.V. Doshi

Over the years Doshi has created architecture that relies on a sensitive adoption and refinement of modern architecture within an Indian context. The relevancy of his environmental and urban concerns make him unique as both a thinker and teacher. Architectural scale and massing, as well as a clear sense of space and community mark most … Continue reading

Presentation on Philip Johnson

Philip Johnson was born in 1906, Cleveland, Ohio. He was the man of his ideas and promoted architecture a lot. Here is a presentation on Philip Johnson and his Works….. – GLASS HOUSE , NEW CANAAN(1949) – KNESES TIFERETH ISRAEL SYNAGOGUE, PORT CHESTER, NY – FOUR SEASON RESTAURANT, SEAGRAM BUILDING, N.Y. (1959) – PUERTA DE … Continue reading

Typology of Goods and Production Economics

You all will be wondering, why such a topic on architecture blog…! It’s because this is a part of Socio Economic Aspects of Architecture and Planning. I have covered all the following topics in this presentation:- Typology of Goods Production Economics Land Labour Capital Entrepreneur Here is the presentation- Typology of Goods and Production Economics.ppt