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The most beautiful but highly impractical stair

Is there anything more delightful to look at than a sectional axonometric drawing?

Absolutely not.

This is Gago House in Chile by Pezo von Ellrichshausen. I was slightly obsessed with the circulation core of this house last semester and the way in which each room opened off a petal of the spiral staircase. 65 more words

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First Semester

Here is a brief summary of what I learned in my first semester as an architecture student; Art. Before I entered into this program I expected to draft plans and to learn the mechanics of the trade. 139 more words

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ISOZAKI Arata : Shanghai

Inside the belly of the beast. My second shoot at the Himalaya’s Centre in Shanghai designed by Arata Isozaki.

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Feature: Wade Meadors

Wade Meadors is currently a student at the University of Houston’s College of Architecture. The Aletheia sat down with Wade to discuss his experiences as a student of architecture and past projects.  64 more words

Giant steps across the tracks

The Hamlet Passenger Depot is the first project I recall working on at David Gall Architects.

David Gall worked in Winston-Salem, North Carolina out of an early 20th century industrial building – Bahnson air conditioners were made here – transformed into a business incubator. 894 more words

Branching out

It’s the summer of 1992, and I’m knee deep in a muddy trench in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Heavy rains from the night before have inundated the foundations of the bank we’re building. 592 more words