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Exterior Architecture Vs Interior Design

This is a guest post by Elysabeth Teeko –

For many people, owning a home specifically designed to their taste is the ultimate goal – nobody wants to live in a cookie cutter house, and we all have dreams of that amazing architecture we wish to be surrounded by. Architecture should reflect client’s expectations and inner character… it should feel like an extension of their own selves. It is the ultimate approach in creating a perfect home. Architecture as of itself, however, is lost without complimenting it with Interior Design and Decoration.

Here are some interesting articles on “Interior Designing”

New Changing trends in the Materials and Furniture design

New material trends, Aesthetics and Lighting Techniques

New trends in the Color schemes and Materials of Design

Modern Interior Design

Modern Interior Design

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Architecture or Building | Field of Innovation and Creativity

Architecture | Field of Innovation

The difference between Architecture and building is a subject that has attached the attention of many. According to Nikolaus Pevsner, European historian, a bicycle shed is a building; Lincoln Cathedral is a piece of architecture. This distinction, however, is not a clear one, and contemporary scholarship is showing that all buildings, cathedrals and bicycle sheds alike, are part of a single continuum that characterizes the built world.

Architecture | Field of Innovation and Creativity

Architecture | Field of Innovation and Creativity

Architecture is an art of designing the built environment. Buildings, landscaping and street designs are the three important elements, which impart both functional as well as aesthetic character to architecture. Building features such as cornices, gables, entrances, fenestrations and textures may be used to soften or enhance buildings with colourful plants and trees. Landscape Architecture is also a vital part of design.

Street side features such as decorative lighting, benches, meandering walkways, and bicycle lanes may enhance a site for passerby, pedestrians and cyclists. Landscaping elements also play an important role in enhancing the aesthetics of the built environment.

According to Vitruvius, good buildings satisfy three core principles: Firmness, commodity and Delight. Architecture can be said to be a balance and coordination among these three elements, with none overpowering the others. A modern day definition sees architecture as addressing aesthetic, structural and functional considerations. However, looked at another way, function itself is seen as encompassing all criteria including aesthetic, psychological and cultural ones.

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