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A Traveller's Diary: Amsterdam

Today I’m taking you on a day trip to rainy, yet picturesque Amsterdam. Besides taking a canal cruise around the city (video below!), I also happened to drop by the  13 more words


Batangas City Bridge Has Fallen Down

The bridge that connects the Pallocan Towns to the Batangas City proper collapses due to the high water level of the river and the strong underwater currents brought by Typhoon Glenda. 72 more words


Weaponized Architecture. Book Review

This book has a special meaning for me, it is the first book I have finished reading since I became and architects. I must confess that it has been a while since the last new book I finished. 590 more words


Why Predicting The Future Is Not Possible Without Knowing Today's Trends

Minsuk Cho, South Korean architect, curates an “epic-scale show about both Koreas” at this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale. One of the most exciting projects they present there is the result of how architects of North Korea designed the future of houses and cities without actually ever leaving the country or studying about other city design in details. 103 more words


The Mall of the World

Fair warning:

If you’ve ever maxed out your Macy’s credit card, stop reading. If you’ve ever eaten all of the day’s three meals in a mall food court, stop reading. 817 more words

Understanding Architecture, An introduction to architecture and architectural history

If you are interested in knowing fundamentals of architectural terminology this book is highly recommended! Understanding Architecture helps people make sense of architecture and the built environment by introducing some of the complexities of the subject. 76 more words


Old Prison in Annecy, France

This 12th century prison sits in the middle of the river Thiou in the picturesque town of Annecy, France. Because of the canals through the town, Annecy is called the Venice of the Alps.