– 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
Source : htestates newspaper, 07-07-2012 Q – We have recently shifted to a 3BHK flat in a multi-storey building. We have adjusted comfortably, but it seems my child is feeling a bit disturbed. Can you tell me in which direction should the room of an 18 year old be located? (Priti Doshi) A – Yes, … Continue reading
As we are heading towards the generation-X, the demands of new products and their technology is also getting more and more refined. We know water heating consumes a lot of electrical energy. To overcome this a new type of water heaters have been manufactures which are not only energy efficient but also provide good amount of heated … Continue reading
This video represents the Dynamic Architecture Building designed by David Fisher. The building will keep on changing its shape and will be in constant motion. Moreover, it has a tendency to generate its own electric energy. It’s a total blend of Art, Architecture and Engineering.
Here is a short article which discusses about the glasses used in Burj Khalifa for solar and thermal control. http://www.glazette.com/solar-&-thermal-control-glasses-in-burj-khalifa-194.html
Hello everyone, I came across this very interesting video on youtube which titles – “How to design like an Architect. “. It explains about how an architect starts to think about a project and how the design is formulated on a piece of paper. Just go through it and i hope you will also like … Continue reading