Typical Caribbean and Colonial Style Architecture

The photos highlight typical roof designs that compliment Caribbean and Colonial style architecture. These roofing style can be a combination of hip and gable or in many instances just one on it own. These types of roofing material can vary but most popular are the aluminum aluzinc sheeting and asphalt shingle fitted to timber frame … Continue reading

Green Villages and Residential Communities

Having a tour through Villages, and residential community in the country side  was certainly enjoyable and fascinating experience. Some of my observations were the natural and green surroundings, the layout of the houses and the blending of the ocean, sky, and trees that create the beautiful and natural environment. The photos highlight villages in Scarborough, … Continue reading

Ocean Front Development

I was captured by the impressive skyline ocean front development in Trinidad & Tobago, Trinidad, Port of Spain. The modern look enhance the architectural environment. The photo highlighting  the  Hyatt Regency building was taken during my visit to Trinidad. The building comprised mainly of hotel accommodation, venue for high profile meetings and conference. Related articles Total … Continue reading

The use of concrete as a architectural form in the 1920s

These photos Highlight  The Rudolf Steiner’s Goetheanum  located in Dornach, Basel, Switzerland.  My recent trip to the Goetheanum site was excited and stimulate reflections of architecture both past and present. The Rudolf Steiner’s  Second Goetheanum was one of the first concrete building to be built. The building was completed in 1928. Related articles Architectural Technologist – … Continue reading

Shapely Eco Building

This shapely designed Eco building described as  the pods leisure centre open in Scunthorpe UK is rated  excellent when it comes to green roof. The roof is constructed using glulam beams and covered with a wide range of roofing materials. Thanks to S&P architects for a landmark design that blends well with the landscape. Related articles … Continue reading

Some Typical Traditional Housing Facade in the UK

Some typical traditional facades that were used some 50 years ago. These facades are still popular in this century residential housing designs and construction. The photo shown above highlight some suburb housing in Tooting, St Georges,  United Kingdom. This photo shows clearly the brickwork, pebbles dash and pre-cast facades which still maintain an outstanding finish. … Continue reading

Interior View of Commercial Buildings

Taking a look at some interior of commercial buildings that meet the demands of modern lifestyle. The photos highlight a the shopping mall with a combination of traditional and modern designs. The special effects of natural  lighting from glass roofs enhance the sustainability of these building. The shape and colour  of  these interior also strike … Continue reading

A Glimpse of Scottish Architecture

Scotland is one of my favourite place for old and unique architecture. A glimpse of Scottish  architecture send a strong message of it culture, people and great history. The city of Edinburgh is very famous for it historical attractions, I did enjoyed my tour around the city of Edinburgh where many of the buildings are … Continue reading

A snap at some Housing and parking in Wallington UK

During my walk to the library on Sunday I was able to snap this photo showcasing the order of the housing and style of architecture in this area of Wallington, United Kingdom. The photo tell a story of the street parking and footpath as well as a quiet neighbourhood that capture my attention. This type … Continue reading

Some of the World Smallest Residential Buildings

The sliver house located in London, England with a dimension of approximate 3 meter wide (10ft) sandwich between the surrounding brick buildings with building fabric constructed out of glass tells a story of space and cost management. The Singel 166 house located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands is one of the narrowest house tightly squeezed between … Continue reading