Category: Architecture

Building Orientation Examples

Building Orientation Examples

Having a dilemmas of what type of architecture to choose for your new home is the smallest problem you may have. It is more important the construction site location and all details that a...

Shear Walls Details You Should Better Know

Shear Walls Details You Should Better Know

In structural engineering, a shear wall is defined as a structural system composed of braced panels (or shear panels) to counter the effects of lateral load acting on a structure. Wind and seismic loads...

Super Elevation Formulas and Details

Super Elevation Formulas and Details

By definition a super elevation is the amount by which the outer edge of a curve on a road or railroad is banked above the inner edge. To counter-act the effect of centrifugal force...

Truss Types and Possible Shapes that Works Excellent

Truss Types and Possible Shapes that Works Excellent

When the roofing is in question, the construction workers are doing their best to make it strong, resistant and stable element of the building. It should be in lovely cohesion with the rest of...

Moment of Inertia Formulas and Planning Help

Moment of Inertia Formulas and Planning Help

The moment of inertia, or also known as the angular mass or rotational inertia, of a rigid body is a tensor that determines the torque needed for a desired angular acceleration about a rotational...

The Main Reasons Why Retaining Walls Fail?

The Main Reasons Why Retaining Walls Fail?

Retaining walls are usually strong and can resist anything, but sometimes they can show signs and indications that they might brake them. A retaining walls may slide, topple, overturn and very rare they can...

New Set of Architectural Models Showing Style Ideas

New Set of Architectural Models Showing Style Ideas

Architectural models are presenting all the wish of the architect to make something extraordinary, all his dreams directed to the project, all his revolutionary ideas. Than the process of making the model starts and...

Outstanding Idea of Frozen Drop of Water for a Museum Shape

Outstanding Idea of Frozen Drop of Water for a Museum Shape

FR-EE is an architectural firm that made the wonderful renderings for Panama Museum competition.  They have imagined it as neutral containers for art – or as iconic structures that represent a city at a particular...