A beautiful home built by Bolivian lawyer turned architect Ingrid Vaca Diez with plastic bottles and recycled materials – Photo Courtesy: Tree Hugger As more advanced methods of construction are developed, we witness how these innovations eventually result into creating modern housing designs. Our homes today have become representative of individual preferences and perspectives, […]
Four Of The Strongest Building Materials For Large Construction Projects
Construction in progress in Dublin Docklands, Ireland – Photo Courtesy: Salim Virji When it comes to constructing buildings today, there are a variety of materials that builders can choose from that are really tough and will maintain the strength and integrity of the buildings for decades to come. Even right down to the nuts and […]
What You Can Expect If Construction Crews Are In Your Area
Construction crews in Seattle, Washington, USA – Photo Courtesy: Gordon Werner Whether construction crews invade your area at work or at home, your world will change during the span of time that they’re busy constructing new projects in your area. If you don’t know what to expect, this can certainly be a nerve-wracking experience. But […]
A Look At Some Of The Basic Elements Of Modern Architecture
Modern Architecture by Cramer Design of Parkdale, Victoria, Australia Modern architecture is unlike any other type of architecture that ever preceded it. That’s what makes it so unique and so lovely to look at. If you are interested in getting into architecture, you should attend a school that will delve deeply into modern architecture, […]
Choosing A House Plan That Suits You
One of the biggest decisions you will have to make is which house plan should you choose from among the plans available out there. Whatever type of home you’re living in, its house plan will depend on several factors, the biggest of which is your lifestyle. Choosing the right house plan that suits you […]
What On Earth Is A Land Survey And Why Do I Need One?
House buying and selling is always a stressful game, and there are a lot of areas that you suddenly need to be an expert in! When you are buying a home, part of the process always involves a land survey. This is a vital step and one that should not be overlooked. Buying a house […]
Stock House Plans Make it Easy and Affordable to Construct a New Home
The key to successfully building your dream home is having a great plan. You’ll want to find a home plan that has been designed by a residential architect or designer who has the knowledge, experience and vision to create a sound construction drawing. Most homebuyers have a good idea or vision about what they want […]
All In All It’s (Not) Just Another Brick In The Wall!
Photo Courtesy: Richard Cocks Let’s be clear on this – all bricks are NOT created equal! If you have a building project which requires bricks to be used, don’t just opt for the cheapest you can find. They are available in loads of different styles, colours and designs, and interesting brickwork is much easier […]
Key Factors to Look for When Choosing a Home Builder
Building your own dream house requires some careful consideration since it is a very large investment. One important factor to take into account is the contractor you will hire. Below are some key factors to look for when choosing a home builder. License A license is an important factor to […]
Splendour Of Gold, Marble And… Fired Clay?
Medinat Habu Temple near the Valley of the Kings, Egypt – The great ancient civilization of Egypt used mud from the Nile and stones to build their magnificent structures. Photo Courtesy: Jay Bergesen When We Prayed for Floods Where ancient European civilizations used mostly wood and stone for their building construction, the great […]