Sunday, August 21, 2011

Unique Designs

Ambient Lighting

lights above dinning tables:
-uses low light intensity
-highlights the antique colour of the wood furniture
lights at the counter:
-fluorescent white spotlights
-lights up the counter area
lights near the wall:
-spotlights are placed on the ceilings near the wall
-light is shone onto the wall
-looks exquisite and classy

Unique Design

 The shape of it has to be unique. In this case the unique design of it is it being circular and having circular windows. It gives a "natural" feel because of the facet that it is build with wood. The roof of this building has a solar panel showing that it is environmentally friendly. Users are also able to plant at the top of the roof

Sunday, July 17, 2011

What makes a good Architectural Design?

-fits the customers needs
-solves the initial problem of the target audience
-enough space
-stable structure

 Building Description:
-Stable structure

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Sunday, June 26, 2011

What is Architectural Design?

Architectural Design is...
  • is the art and science of designing and erecting buildings and other physical structures
  • Designing of buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments
  • the Concept that focuses on components or elements of a structure or system and unifies them into a coherent and functional whole, according to a particular approach in achieving the objective(s) under the given constraints or limitations.
  • Comprises of all design activity, from the macro-level (urban design, landscape architecture) to the micro-level (construction details and furniture)