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reviewed Modern Architecture. September 12, 2009
posted in Icons
Modern architecture
In recent years, we've seen an explosion of modern architecture built in Asia, especially China and India. I for one love anything that's new and sleek. Glass, steel, ultra modern and space-like …
reviewed Dream. October 16, 2009
posted in Inspirations
Dreamcatcher
Susan Boyle “I Dreamed A Dream” took dream to new heights in the world as recent as last year. It’s a shift in paradigm which Thomas Friedman’s The World is Flat has espoused. …
reviewed Vatican City. February 15, 2010
Vatican City
The Vatican City is the smallest sovereign state in the world with only 900 hundred residents! Independent since 1929 after the stipulation of the Lateran Treaty between the Holy See & the Italian …
reviewed Dan Cruickshank's Adventures in Archi.... March 09, 2010
Dan Cruickshank's Adventures in Architecture
Almost 2 weeks ago, I was introduced to the wonderful TV documentary by Arte Wolfe on Photography in his series of Travel To The Edge. That was about traveling around the world highlighting photography …
reviewed Burj Al Arab. December 12, 2010
Burj Al Arab
While it is true that some of the best things in life are free, often we have to pay a great deal to enjoy other things. It is then prudent to ask what we are actually paying for. In the past, we pay …
reviewed Forbidden City. April 30, 2011
posted in Go China
Forbidden City
The Forbidden City was the seat of Imperial power in China for more than 5 centuries. It was where the Emperors ruled and where every Chinese would want to pay pilgrimage to at least once in …
reviewed Sands SkyPark. August 10, 2011
posted in Icons
Sands SkyPark
The latest tourist attraction in Singapore atop the Marina Bay Sands Casino & Hotel. The view from up here is awesome and the wow factor lies in the hotel's swimming pool which overlooks the …
reviewed Antonio Gaudí. May 07, 2009
posted in Icons
Gaudi
   Barcelona = Gaudi ; Gaudi = Barcelona. That is an equation true to me.  I don't know about the rest of the people, or the world for that matter. I only know these two are inseparable …
reviewed Burj Khalifa. December 12, 2010
posted in Icons
Burj Khalifa
Sometimes as one watches human aspirations as high as this, it can be truly breathtaking. Other times, it is literally breathtaking to stand on top of the building at that height as well as the consequences …
reviewed Dynamic Architecture. September 12, 2009
posted in Icons
Da Vinci Tower
Yes, it's all happening while you were sleeping. The world is moving at lightning speed and we're seeing skyscrappers springing up in the middle of the desert! It makes you wonder if you've …
reviewed Modern Architecture. November 12, 2009
Modern architecture
I don't know about you but I for one find most modern architecture to be quite hideous.  I know that taste in architecture is an extremely subjective thing but not only do I dislike most of these …
reviewed Revit Architecture. March 24, 2009
Revit interior
I've had a short spring fling with Revit Architecture that lasted about five months. I was completing my Thesis for the Interior Design program and out of the blue decided that I don't want to use AutoCAD …
reviewed Gaudi: Visionary Architect. March 26, 2009
Gaudi: Visionary Architect
This small, well-organized, and beautifully illustrated book is an unexpectedly thorough and complete reference on the productive life of Antoni Gaudí, from his formation and early works to his …
reviewed Art Nouveau. April 09, 2009
Yaroslavskiy Moscow art nouveau
Spanish Catalan architect famous for his unique style. Most creative of his time and still today. You can find most of his work in Barcelona, Spain. 
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