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Why UPVC Windows in Cardiff Complement Urban Homes and How

Aesthetics and utility merged in equal proportions – that’s what a modern home needs to be.

Urban architecture requires components that last long and look beautiful, and elements that are a steal, but never compromise on the comfort quotient.

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Upvc

On the banks of Lake Champlain, the scars of floods and fires

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y.
Lakeside Apartments was already drowning. Hurricane Irene just held it under a minute to finish the job.

The brown, concrete complex on the edge of Plattsburgh was built in 1960 and has the open, geometric elements that are a hallmark of that time. 362 more words

Short Hops

WPC: Mirror, Mirror

Life is architecture and architecture is the mirror of life.
― I. M. Pei

Will archeologists hundreds of years from now wonder why they’ve found so many “selfies” among the digital remains of our era?  

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Benches along the Thames

I always love walking along London’s Embankment, across the Golden Jubilee Bridge and then down around the Southbank Centre (southbankcentre.co.uk). The Royal Festival Hall, National Theatre, National Film Theatre, impromptu music, skaters and street music – it is all there in full colour…except when it suddenly turns grey and drizzly. 189 more words

Travel

Uncovering the History Behind St. Louis's Libraries

Recently, I’ve been doing some pro bono communications work for the St. Louis Public Library. It’s been a treat for me – getting to meet so many of the people that make our public libraries the magical place that they are, both employees and users. 294 more words

St. Louis

Kumpulan Issu Perumahan dan Kawasan Permukiman

Sebuah imbauan mengejutkan datang dari Ketua Asosiasi Perhimpunan Penghuni Rumah Susun (Aperssi), Ibnu Tadji. Ia menyarankan masyarakat menunda membeli apartemen atau rumah susun untuk dijadikan hunian. 241 more words

Urban & Architecture

Fire House,Alexandria,VA

Friendship Fire Company organized 1774, building erected 1855 (with later rear addition) (c)Bill Lebovich,2016

Architectural Photography