Diller Scofidio + Renfro Wins Competition at Aberdeen City Garden Project

The new york-based firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) is the winner of the international design competition. Extending into the encompassing urban context, the pathways are derived from relevant site lines to support park and cultural activities while merging the existing and contemporary layers of the city. placed upon a historic river site, the permeable parkland will reveal the multi-tiered archeology while connecting the city’s future as a technological hub for art, leisure and commerce. Continue reading Diller Scofidio + Renfro Wins Competition at Aberdeen City Garden Project

Does Arizona Have The Best Home Architecture?

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Simple answer is: Whatever your tastes are is what is the best. Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and parts of California have a specific architecture style that is unique and is appreciated by the Navajo Indians and the Aztecs of years before.Today the scorching heat of Phoenix and the Grand Canyon state makes a swimming pool a must have for any home owner. Continue reading Does Arizona Have The Best Home Architecture?

HENN’s Winning Proposal for New High-Rise in Wenzhou, China

HENN was recently announced as the winner to design a new high-rise tower in Wenzhou, China. The new mixed-use building will be located in Wenzhou’s new Central Business District, which HENN’s Berlin-based design and research studio HENN StudioB was selected to design in 2010. Continue reading HENN’s Winning Proposal for New High-Rise in Wenzhou, China

Internet of Things & Smart Cities Offer Intriguing Prospects

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The concept of ‘smart cities’ is based on government and private entities initiatives to revolutionize the construction industry. The principle behind the process is that smart cities are being envisioned through IoT (Internet of Things), which somehow discovers a route through networks.

IoT is also helping the construction industry evolve ‘software as services’ application through cloud computing, resulting in resource management within cities.

According to the estimates from the European Commission, nearly 100 billion devices will be connected to the internet by 2020. The crux of IoT is that it allows the user to use any path or network in a service format. Continue reading Internet of Things & Smart Cities Offer Intriguing Prospects

5 Reasons Why Opening a New Bank Account Does Not Have to Be a Chore

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Too many people view opening a new bank account as an unnecessary chore. For that reason, they end up sticking with the same bank for a majority of their lives. Instead of dreading the process of opening a new account, perhaps it is better to focus on the positives that can come out of making the change. After all, banks are offering many great features and benefits these days – it would be a shame to miss out on them. Here are five reasons why opening a new account can be a great experience. Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Opening a New Bank Account Does Not Have to Be a Chore