Items filtered by date: July 2019

Tuesday, 30 July 2019 13:04

How to Create a Greener Workplace

Going green at your office can seem difficult: being environmental-friendly conjures up images of taking steps such as switching to renewable energy and figuring out how to clean the oceans.

Published in Sustainability

How does one measure great leadership? How much of a company's performance is dependent on its leaders' personalities? It is understood that to lead is to inspire people to work together to achieve a common goal.

Published in Perspective

Universal Design is "a process that enables and empowers a diverse population by improving human performance, health and wellness, and social participation" (Steinfeld and Maisel, 2012).

Published in Architecture

Word closure is a paradox. The idea of ending is all aggregable, but a rather juvenile belief in this boundless world. Conflicts occur where there are relationships. And the client-architect association will always cherish it.

Published in Parables

Contrary to popular assumption that Brutalism is derived from the word 'brutal', it more likely comes from the French term béton brut, which means 'raw concrete'.

Published in Perspective
Tuesday, 09 July 2019 09:12

Make space for nature

The achievements of man are meaningless. In the end, nothing remains. One must return to the womb of nature. Could the exponents of built design imagine a space which includes nature without trimming her natural design?

Published in Bio-Architecture
Wednesday, 03 July 2019 04:39

The techie way or not?

The possibility of technology serving humankind to rekindle the lost shine of our older buildings is a budding promise. 3D laser scanning is offering a remote means of logging friable historical structures in the form of 3D modules.

Published in Construction Tech