Iqbal Zakri

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4 Secrets to Building a Portfolio That'll Make Everyone Want to Hire You

When it comes to proving yourself professionally, it’s important to show <i>and</i> tell. After all, 90% of the info our brain processes is visual —and …

People in grass houses: Hempcrete is the ultimate green building material

In the Founding Fathers’ day, hemp was used to make rope and “unsightly” (according to Thomas Jefferson) clothing. It could now return to its roots …

Hemp

Revit 2015 2D Detail Components – Download PDF Catalouge

A very quick tip to help you locate 2D detail items from the standard Autodesk Revit 2015 library. I have uploaded a 30 page PDF document that …

A Home Extension Designed To Maximize Sociability

MAKE Architecture have designed a home in Melbourne, Australia, that was given an extension to make it more like a local hangout for the homeowners …

Architecture

Google Ventures: Your Design Team Needs A War Room. Here’s How To Set One Up

Want to foster creativity? Skip the foosball table and opt for a war room instead. Google Ventures’s Jake Knapp shows you how. Plus: a peek inside Google Ventures’s own war room<p>In the last two years at Google Ventures, I’ve done design sprints with more than 80 startups. One of the simplest tricks …

Note-Taking

Snow Country Retreat Overlooking Whistler Valley in Canada: Hadaway House

<b>Patkau Architects</b> completed the development of <b>Hadaway House</b>, a charming snow country house overlooking Whistler valley in southwest British Columbia, …

Architecture

This Home Enjoys Desert Views From Almost Every Room

Lake|Flato Architects designed the Brown Residence, located in Scottsdale, Arizona.<p>The architect’s description<p>Despite being located in an expansive …

Architecture

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Articles about 7 tiny backyards big style on Dwell.com - Dwell

In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a...<p>It is not easy to design the interior of a tiny house without making compromises in style or functionality.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, …

Architecture

Writer’s Cave-Like Retreat Surrounded by Raw Nature in Brazil

With a total surface of only 31 square meters, this solitary writer’s retreat in Itaipava, Petrópolis, Brazil displays a cave-inspired design. …

Architecture

Old Church Street Town House / TDO Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> TDO Architecture were commissioned by residential developer Echlin to design an exceptional …

Architecture

Smart Shelter in Spain Evoking A Breathable Lifestyle

When time spent with family and friends becomes a priority, you also take into account the place you would like that to happen. This is where the …

Swimming Pools

James Whitaker proposes cluster of shipping containers as an affordable workplace

These renders by London architect James Whitaker depict a proposal for a low-cost studio space in Germany comprising a cluster of shipping …

Architecture

Barrancas House by EZEQUIELFARCA arquitectura y diseño

Barrancas House is a residential project completed by EZEQUIELFARCA arquitectura y diseño.<p>It is located in Mexico City, Mexico.<p>Barrancas House by …

Architecture

Articles about 8 modern fences on Dwell.com - Dwell

Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the subject of fundraising campaigns.<p>Searching high and low for your ideal table lamp? Brighter days …

Palm Springs

The Solution To Pollution Is...The Rooftops?

The potential solution to smog and pollution may be hovering right over our heads, now that Students at the University of California - Riverside have …

Pollution

SP Setia Headquarter / Shatotto

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> SP Setia, considered as one of the largest developers in Malaysia. Their new large venture “Setia Alam” …

Architecture

Yoga House / WMR Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Set on the mountainside of Matanzas beach, overlooking the bay. The primary design intention was to …

Living Rooms

Case Study: The Unspoken Rules of Favela Construction

"Building a house takes time and money,“ said Marcio, a local resident of Complexo do Alemão, one of Rio de Janeiro’s numerous <i>favelas</i>, as he showed …

Courtyard House / NO ARCHITECTURE

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> With the disintegration of the traditional nuclear family as the dominant spatial fix in the Twentieth …

Photographers

High School Thazin / Ackermann+Raff

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The new high school project was developed in cooperation with the German NGO Projekt Burma. It is …

Urban Intervention Winners Built in Abrantes, Portugal for Canal 180’s Creative Camp

Twelve thousand pairs of shoes and stacked, rotating geometric forms were installed in the city centre of Abrantes, Portugal from July 13th-20th. The …

InterAct

The Kindergarten of the German School of Athens / Potiropoulos D+L Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Kindergarten – of the German School of Athens in this case - is the first public building a young …

Can Buildings Make Us Healthier?

Since we spend most of our waking hours in buildings, shouldn't they be designed to encourage a healthy lifestyle? It turns out there are many ways …

Transustainable House / SUGAWARADAISUKE

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Built in the residential area of Tokyo, ' Transustainable House ' aims to respond to the 4 features of …

Amsterdam is "Dirty, Filthy, and Too Full"

Wim Pijbes, director of Amsterdam's <i>Rijksmuseum</i>, has declared in an open letter to the Dutch newspaper <i>NRC Handelsblad</i> that the Dutch capital is …

Seven Sage County Community Office Building / Allied Architects International

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in Seven Sage County community, the project is a contemporary sales office and will be reused as …

Architecture

Brick Awards Shortlist Unveiled

The Brick Development Association, representing the UK and Ireland, has unveiled its shortlist for the 2014 Brick Awards. The awards recognize …

Architecture

What Are the Best Things About Life in the City?

Contrary to popular belief, the most visible aspects of cities - new, shiny buildings and crowds of people - aren't <i>really</i> why people around the world …