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Tips for Choosing the Right Size Tree for Your Landscape

When it comes to choosing your home’s landscaping, trees are a needed element. They are versatile, dynamic and attractive. Trees provide screening and shade. They also define space and create habitat. With trees, it’s important to choose the right size. A few tips can help.
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Superior Project near Florence – Italy / by AQUILIALBERG ARCHITECTS

Analyzing the past and present of the Superior Tannery we have chosen to develop the architectural project starting from two inputs directly linked to the skin: its structure, that is a three-dimensional interweaving of fibers at the mercy of tensions and the fascinating fragmentation of the aerial ribbons a chain on which the hides are hung in the various processing processes.
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FIVE Trending Elements for a Modern Bathroom

I’m not sure if you are aware, but today it seems easy to forget what a modern bathroom actually looks like. Just look at online galleries of superb looking, million dollar bathrooms and you’d assume THAT is modern. However not so fast, in fact it isn’t always the case.
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Danish design classics: Verner Panton

By When looking at Danish architects Verner Panton pop up as one of the first. Verner Panton are one of the most important designers in the Danish design history. Verner Panton is mostly known for his design furniture and lamps. Verner Panton is a famous architect and his work is known worldwide today.

The designer

Verner Panton was one of the most popular Danish architects during the 20th century. He died in 1998, but he is still one of the most popular architects today. He is known for his work as the Tivoli chair, Verner Panton chair, Bachelor chair, FlowerPot lamps &Topan lamps – both from &tradition, Globe lamp from Verpan and Panthella lamps from Louis Poulsen. Verner Panton have always made collaboration with a lot of different architects which have formed this unique brand and they are still making interesting design collaboration with newer brands like &Tradition.
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Sustainable Manufactured Homes Gaining Traction: Stylish Trends Making Waves

There are 22 million people living in manufactured homes on 4.2 million estimated home sites in the US. Manufactured and prefab structures are alternative affordable housing schemes that not only provide shelter but are also built stylishly. Gone are the days when manufactured homes were viewed as compromises to traditional houses. From solar panels and rainwater collection to floor heating and reinforced windows, prefab units have completely undergone a transformation in its architectural design.
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The Museum of Regeneration of Shougang No. 3 Blast Furnace / by CCTN Design

Shougang Group is the flag bearer of Beijing national industry, however, with the process of urbanization, the city’s overall planning and industrial structure is facing adjustments, and the industrial layout has also changed. It has become a historical necessity for non-capital core functions and excess capacity enterprises to migrate. With such a historical mission, Shougang has made an overall relocation, and the old factory area has also acquired the opportunity for historical transformation. How to awaken the vitality of the city and reshape the spirit of places has become a core social issue that design faces.
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The Campus City – an Integrated Campus Complex for Hangzhou Normal University

Century-old Hangzhou Normal University builds a new campus five kilometers west of the Xixi Wetland. Here, there is a typical river network in the south of the Yangtze River. One kilometer west of the University is the Warehouse Street of nearly nine hundred years of historical heritage; Water Silk Cotton was once prominent.
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28 Social Housing Units in Courbevoie / by Koz architectes

In 2007, Groupe 3F and the Courbevoie Town Council launched a competition for a social housing project on the last remaining plot in the urban development zone of Les Fauvelles. The instructions given to the teams were as follows: « the project must present new approaches for social housing in densely occupied urban settings». Our proposal was selected over those offered by SOA Architectes and LAN Architecture.
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