Category Archives: BuiltEnviron

Quote of the day [Eric Cesal]

“Communities are not just buildings. Communities are made up of people and ethos and spirit and culture. If you want to rebuild a place well, you have to understand those cultural anchors.” – Eric Cesal Advertisements

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Denver Art Museum

Denver Art Museum, Frederic C. Hamilton Building – Denver, Colorado, USA – By Daniel Libeskind The design of the museum imitates the rocky mountains, and has been a landmark for the city- an amazing steel structure to behold. From the … Continue reading

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SOLUTIONS TO THE INCESSANT COLLAPSE OF BUILDINGS IN NIGERIA

SOLUTIONS TO THE INCESSANT COLLAPSE OF BUILDINGS IN NIGERIA – SEMINAR PAPER DELIVERED BY ENGR. IKE CHUKWUNEKE FNI Struct E (LAGOS STATE POLYTECHNIC, 2002) “The planning, approval, construction and commissioning of a building project is a dynamic process. It involves … Continue reading

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RATIONALISM IN ARCHITECTURE

Introduction Rationalism began as a 17th century ideology that led to the Enlightenment, a period in history where reason was the primary instrument for justifying and understanding the “hows” and “whys” of things and circumstances. The Enlightenment was a time … Continue reading

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Mandela on the Mountain

“Mandela on the Mountain” – A monument design to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday – By WHIM Architecture. Rest In Peace, Madiba!

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ARCHITECTURE BEYOND DESIGN

ARCHITECTURE BEYOND DESIGN – A PAPER PRESENTED AT AN ANNUAL DAY CELEBRATION OF ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION, LAGOS STATE POLYTECHNIC – BY ARC. FADEYI ISRAEL (mnia) – 25th FEBRUARY, 2004 “Although, the invitation to deliver this paper came very late, but … Continue reading

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Contemporary House (Nigeria)

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Contemporary house located in Lagos, Nigeria (Owner: Dilly Umenyiora) – by Austin Okpe

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