Category Archives: Architectural Design

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Interior architecture and functions of a building (photos)

A building is generally designed to fulfill a primary function, its “nature” or “vocation”. It reflects in the design and general appearance of the building and more particularly in the internal structure and inner architecture of this building and its various elements: the size and layout of the rooms, the organization of the rooms and various elements respective to one another, work spaces, production, corridors, leisure, waiting rooms… Continue reading

architecture of a housing building

Exterior architecture and integration in the site (photos)

The exterior architecture of a house or building, the shapes and colors of the facades, the use of the materials used to dress the various structures that compose it and its insertion into the site are the different manifestations of the architectural work. The creativity of an architect is expressed through the appearance of a building and its layout in the environment, it constitutes a physical, original and sometimes remarkable manifestation of culture. Continue reading

Land lot with a completed building upon it

Choosing a land lot

The construction of a building necessarily involves the acquisition of land lot, which, depending on its location, orientation, vegetation, basement, easements, etc. – will profoundly influence the possibilities or limits of construction, and its overall cost at construction and for long-term maintenance. Here is an overview of the different points to take into account to choose a plot of land. Continue reading

Construction site of a large building

6 steps for the design and construction of buildings

The construction manager who directs the construction of a building for the client, organizes the construction according to a clearly defined sequence of steps that maximize the quality of the final work. Most often, it is therefore the architect who is the construction project manager, being the designer of a building, he is also the best suited to supervise its construction and oversee all the stages of an architectural project, sometimes in collaboration with a technical design specialist , economist or other partners, depending on the particularities of the project. Continue reading