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The 7 Most Beautiful Temples in India. Located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River in Madurai, a city known for both its poets and temples, is this temple revered by locals.

The 7 Most Beautiful Temples in India

It has a checkered history: It was first built in the sixth century, then destroyed and rebuilt in the 16th century, but the grandeur of the temple’s 14 towers and its holy pond still remains. Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu Hailed by worshippers as the “Varanasi of the South,” this temple, located on an island off the coast of South India, is dedicated to the god Shiva. Herzog & de Meuron reveals visuals of Grand Canal Museum Complex in Hangzhou.

Scandinavian Style Contemporary Cabins Combine Awesome Views with Modernity. Design Detail - Blackened Steel Fireplace Surrounds Add An Industrial Touch. Italian Stone Covers The Exterior Of This Beverly Hills House. Photography by Simon Berlyn Photography Designer Lindsay Chambers and architect Paul McClean have collaborated to design this new modern house in Beverly Hills, California, that features a facade of Italian stone.

Italian Stone Covers The Exterior Of This Beverly Hills House

Stepping inside the front door, and there’s an unexpected open courtyard with a glass bridge that leads to the main social areas of the house, and has views of the lower level. Walls made from floor to ceiling windows to allow an abundance of natural light to filter through to the interior The social areas of the house include multiple living rooms. Designing with Colored Edge Custom Whiteboards.

By offering accented edge colors on many of our whiteboards, we can add a more integrated and cohesive look to any space while providing the same collaborative canvas.

Designing with Colored Edge Custom Whiteboards

There’s something symbolic about the blank slate a whiteboard represents, but some places and spaces require a more integrated and custom approach. Laughable High-jinks of Cartoon Rivals Tom and Jerry Are Recreated Perfectly in Sculptures by Taku Inoue. Brick Wallpapers Turn Up the Style: Ingenious Alternative Ideas, Inspirations. The turn on this decade has seen a drastic and noticeable change in the world of interior design and decorating.

Brick Wallpapers Turn Up the Style: Ingenious Alternative Ideas, Inspirations

From the whites, beige and other understated colors of the first decade of this millennium, we have moved towards choices that are far more expressive, elegant and unique. Texture, color and pattern have made a comeback of sorts in the last few years. Part of this is thanks to the many revitalized, renovated and adaptive homes that were originally built many, many decades ago. Then there is the increasing desire among homeowners to move away from the sterile, homogeneous and ‘plastic’ interiors to those with more ‘character’ and organic appeal. An Artistic Facade Gives This Small Japanese Hotel A Unique Personality. December 2, 2019 Himematsu Architecture has designed a hotel in Tokyo, Japan, that shows off an artistic and eye-catching facade.

An Artistic Facade Gives This Small Japanese Hotel A Unique Personality

The designers were inspired by the Hemp leaf, as it has a very strong growing force and rapid growth speed as seen in nature. Flat in Barbican's Shakespeare Tower is infused with Japanese details. A client's strong ties to Japan informed the interiors of this Barbican apartment, which has been overhauled by Takero Shimazaki Architects.

Flat in Barbican's Shakespeare Tower is infused with Japanese details

The apartment is within Shakespeare Tower, one of three high-rise buildings on London's Barbican estate – a housing complex completed by architecture firm Chamberlin, Powell and Bon in 1976. Its two owners had moved in after several years of living in Japan, during which they accrued an "extraordinary" knowledge of the country's culture and language.

South London-based practice Takero Shimazaki Architects used this as a starting point for its overhaul of the apartment. It worked to achieve a delicate balance between Japanese aesthetics and the brutalist style of the estate's buildings. "For our inspiration, we looked towards many of the early modernist Japanese architects, who were dealing with similar issues of identity when European modernism was entering Japan at rapid speed," said the practice. Red Earthen Charm and Modern Ease Shape this Revamped Home for Retired Couple. There comes a point in our life ever so often when our needs and the world that surrounds us change dramatically.

Red Earthen Charm and Modern Ease Shape this Revamped Home for Retired Couple

As you transition from one stage of your life to another, this is even more prominent. Parking Garage Facade P22a / wulf architekten. Parking Garage Facade P22a / wulf architekten Area: 4900.0 m2 Year: 2017 Photographs: Tobias Vollmer Manufacturers: Sorba GmbH Lead Architects Kai Bierich, Manuel Cabezas Client Koelnmesse GmbH, Köln Architects parking garage schultearchitekten, Köln More Specs Less Specs Text description provided by the architects.

Parking Garage Facade P22a / wulf architekten

In the Venice Floods, a Lesson in Protecting Heritage Places. As the threat of mass extinction sweeps through the biosphere, it seems our era is keen to wipe out some cultural treasures too.

In the Venice Floods, a Lesson in Protecting Heritage Places

The number of heritage sites at risk due to sea level rise is on the upswing, and among the most endangered of these places is Venice. With the city hit by an exceptional acqua alta tide last Tuesday, water levels reached more than six feet, the highest in 53 years. Whiteboard Comparison: Durability & Scratch Resistance Testing. Material choice and scratch resistance can make all the difference in whiteboards – how does e3 CeramicSteel stack up?

Whiteboard Comparison: Durability & Scratch Resistance Testing

PolyVision’s e³ CeramicSteel is used worldwide in projects ranging from classrooms, to public art installations and subway stations. Last month, we shared the science behind the versatile surface, explaining the rigorous tests involved before the product goes to market. But how do those tests translate to e³ CeramicSteel’s market-leading performance? Erasability Do you ever wonder why so many whiteboards never seem to stay white? Dynamic and Durable. PolyVision Corporation and Gordon, Inc. Introduce PG CeramicSteel Walls and PG CeramicSteel Column Covers - PolyVision. New Collection Of Panelized Wall Systems And Column Covers Combine Technologies To Deliver Resilient Engineered Systems For Demanding Environments And High-traffic Areas PolyVision Corporation and Gordon, Inc. today introduced PG CeramicSteel Walls and PG CeramicSteel Column Covers. ATLANTA and BOSSIER CITY, LA (October 01, 2019) – PolyVision Corporation and Gordon, Inc. today introduced PG CeramicSteel Walls and PG CeramicSteel Column Covers.

Designed and developed through a partnership between the two companies, PG CeramicSteel Walls and PG CeramicSteel Column Covers are panelized wall systems and column covers that fuse PolyVision’s CeramicSteel panels and Gordon’s engineered wall cladding systems to give architects and designers more choices for high-performance wall systems. CF Møller Architects incorporates giant bricks in facades of Lego office. CF Møller Architects has completed two office buildings on the Lego campus in Billund, Denmark, which include giant building blocks in the facades.

Located a few streets away from the Lego's visitor centre by BIG, the two office buildings mark the completion of the first phase of the toy company's 52,000-metre-squared headquarters. Århus studio CF Møller Architects designed the offices with bold, geometric forms reminiscent of Lego bricks, which are also playfully adorned with giant versions of the building blocks. According to the studio partner Klaus Toustrup, this idea was informed by a painting in the office of Lego's owner Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, which portrays a child proudly presenting his lego creation. Two Bangkok Townhouses Become One With a Cage-Like Fence for Privacy. Why Quartz Cuts an Impressive Countertop. Crafted from one of the strongest minerals on earth, there's a reason why quartz surfaces have risen to cult-like status among design choices for cladding kitchens and bathrooms. Resistant to stains, scratches, and cracks, as well as heat, cold, and even common household chemicals, the engineered surface is ideal for the day-to-day.

"It's the ultimate material because it doesn't stain, is low maintenance, is strong but not brittle, and comes in so many colors, patterns, and finishes," says Mor Krisher Head of Product Design for Caesarstone. While it has the same tactile qualities of natural stone, quartz countertops are a blend of natural quartz aggregates with colorful pigments and polymer resins. It's an art that Caesarstone has been perfecting since 1987. Inspiration takes shape For the Caesarstone R&D team, conceiving a collection is a process that begins with a search for color and textural inspiration.

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