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April is World Landscape Architecture Month

From iconic outdoor spaces such as Central Park in New York City to the millions of lesser-known open-air alcoves that dot cities and towns across the country, landscape architects design spaces that facilitate healthy naturalistic diversions. 595 more words

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Isabella's Dream, Isabella's Legacy

On a recent trip to Boston, I took the time to visit the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. One of my interests is art crime — not in committing it, but the stories are fascinating — so  I knew of the museum as the scene of the largest unsolved art heist in history. 1,016 more words

Exhibitions, Salons, Museums

Exposition Universelle 1900

All of Paris was alight with excitement and anticipation on the 14th of April, for it marked the opening of the Exposition Universelle of 1900. Like the first Exposition and those that followed, it was an expression of national pride in its achievements. 318 more words

Exhibitions, Salons, Museums

THE BIGGEST HOUSE IN DC IS SMALLER THAN THE GARAGE OF THE BIGGEST HOUSE IN THE WORLD

I was at an open house recently for some sprawling Palisades mansion with six or seven or eight bedrooms, and a family room, a living room, a sitting room, and a great room, and as I walked down yet another endless hallway, I thought, “this must be the biggest house in DC.   687 more words

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Gahwaji Sky Lounge Namira Hotel

Hotel Namira Syariah yang lokasinya di Jl. Wisma Pagesangan no. 203 Surabaya (Sebelah Selatan Masjid Agung Al Akbar) ini memang mengusung konsep Timur Tengah. Menghadirkan suasana arabian hotel di Kota Surabaya dengan konsep Syariah adalah keinginan dari owner. 82 more words

Architecture Design

ARCHITECTURE TREND ON THE (HIGH) RISE: TIMBER TOWERS

Say this three times fast:

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck was collecting wood for a skyscraper?

Then go ahead and say this: 730 more words