Architecture

July 31, 2021

5 Unique Hybrid Buildings That Showcase the Range of Colonial Architecture

The term colonial architecture is not as simple as Gothic architecture or Art Deco architecture as it does not apply to just one style. It describes work created during a period of colonization and often features a hybrid between the architecture of the colonizers and the architecture of the country where the work is built. The characteristics of colonial architecture include a great range of styles.

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July 19, 2021

5 Incredible Works of Architecture by Legendary Modernist I.M. Pei

Chinese American architect Ieoh Ming Pei, better known as I.M. Pei, was a world-renowned modernist and designer of many influential buildings. In his early life, Pei was inspired by the gardens of Suzhou and by his time in Shanghai. After moving to the United States and pursuing architecture in university, Pei was disheartened by the Beaux-Arts style popular at the time and briefly turned to engineering.

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July 14, 2021

The World’s Biggest Greenhouse Is Introduced at the 2021 Venice Biennale

The 2021 Venice Architecture Biennale includes many innovative projects that define the theme “how will we live together?” One such project is Tropicalia, a proposal for the biggest tropical greenhouse under the same roof. Curated by Alessandro Possati of Zuecca Projects and Thomas Coldefy of the firm Coldefy, Tropicalia is planned for Northern France’s Côte d’Opale and is set to be completed by 2024.

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