Victorian Architecture: a modern symbol

Victorian Architecture Summary: Victorian architectural styles are used in modern residential construction of today. The irresistible charm of the Victorian house has made the Victorian era a historical symbol of elegance and class. ------------------------------------------------------------------- Roses and ruffles! Ribbons and cherry! Mahogany and marble! Does any particular word come to mind? For anyone with architectural knowledge, … Continue reading Victorian Architecture: a modern symbol

The Museum Liner Appenzell: Architecture and Design

The Museum Liner Appenzell is an intriguing form of linear architecture with its triangular roof pitches, large windows, and staggered heights. Set in a panoramic Swiss village, it's construction was completed in 1998. The monographic museum, designed by architects Michael Guyer and Annette Gigon, is dedicated to the work of Appenzell artist Carl August Liner … Continue reading The Museum Liner Appenzell: Architecture and Design

Project Delivery: Architecture, Design, & Construction

The Interior Design Industry is growing as we speak. Today it is becoming the social norm for companies, committees, and individuals to hire a design team to professionally handle their construction-based needs. Many people are uneducated on the topic of Interior Design, and need to learn that picking out colors, fabrics, and finishes makes up … Continue reading Project Delivery: Architecture, Design, & Construction

Design for the Small Restaurant Entrepreneur: Behavioral Aspects In Design

A recent study conducted found that the average American eats one hundred ninety-eight meals out a year.[i] Americans spend on average $855 million per day on dinning out. [ii] So what is it that makes eating out such a large part of our daily lives? Besides the convenience of not having to cook, the luxury … Continue reading Design for the Small Restaurant Entrepreneur: Behavioral Aspects In Design

Harvard University Architecture: Memorial Hall

When walking through Boston's renowned Harvard Yard, one may scope out the mixture of architecture throughout its landscape. From the traditional Memorial Hall influenced by Romanesque churches, to the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard Yard is like a salad bowl of architecture. Perhaps because I am a lover of Victorian style structures, or … Continue reading Harvard University Architecture: Memorial Hall