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Al Hilal

CR.IS APARTMENT / A2OFFICE

This is a page turn. The apartment (the house), the one of the last twenty years, was full of memories and objects of memories. Memories have a specific place, inside each one (“nothing is lost, everything is transformed”). The house…

How to Maximize Your Construction Budget

Nothing spells trouble for architects and engineers like a project that has gone over budget. It becomes even more of a nightmare for the building owner who has invested a lot on labor, materials and time.Regardless of the size and…

Tonglu Archives Building, Hangzhou, China / BAU

‘it is the least we could do: minimalism in an environment of expressionism’ —- Steve Whitford (Partner) hybrid typology In China, the perimeter block typology doesn’t usually return the Floor Area Ratio (FAR) necessary to satisfy inner urban densities. This…

5 Common Plumbing Problems to Watch Out For

Plumbing problems come in all types and sizes. They could be relatively minor and inexpensive issues such as running toilets and leaking faucets, or far more serious ones like blocked sewer systems and major pipe leakages. These problems are never…

5 Construction Certifications That Will Boost Your Career

In theory, you can start working in the construction industry without any experience. Still, you won’t get very far without an apprenticeship or credentials. Certifications are considered proof of someone’s qualifications and their quality of work. Some certifications are essential…

Petrol Corporate Building, Slovenia / Enota

In its design, the new building complements the orientation of a company that is transforming itself from an oil trader to a provider of green energy. Together with the park, it is designed as a comprehensive arrangement of the area…

How to Clean and Maintain Your Gutters

Maintaining your guttering system is a necessary part of homeownership that is often overlooked by busy people. The problem with neglecting it is that it can cause long-term issues like clogged drains, blocked water flow, puddles on the ground below,…