How to get your own architectural coatations from a local fabric store

I went to a local dress-up store for a vintage gown, but they don’t sell architectural coatals anymore.I figured I’d try my luck at the thrift store where I had an old, worn-out dress in the corner.I picked out some old lace-up shoes, a dress, a pair of high heels, and a vintage belt.The only […]

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How to Build the Largest Building in the World

The world’s largest building, which can span over one kilometer (one mile) in length, was built in Italy by Italian architects and materials suppliers Valspar.The 6,000-square-meter (37,500-square foot) tower at the site of the former St. Maria delle Croce church in St. Mark’s Square was completed in March 2017.The tower was designed by Giuseppe Di […]

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How to avoid the common design mistakes of architects

Designers have long been warned to avoid “patterned” surfaces, such as the ornate arches of high-rise buildings, and avoid “stacked” surfaces.But it’s a subtle rule that is often overlooked, says architecture historian and design critic John Raffaelli.“It’s an old principle, it’s been around since the Victorian era,” he says.They can then say: ‘This is how […]

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