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New Architecture Materials That Are Altering Construction

When you think about architecture, you probably think about massive skyscrapers, uniquely designed buildings, or structures that appear to defy gravity itself, but building materials often influence all of those designs. Many buildings are often composed of simple, basic materials, but what happens when new architecture materials are developed? We explore some of the newest

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Industrial Style Architecture: A Simple Guide

When you drive past a mill or mine there’s a good chance you don’t give it a second glance. Industrial buildings today are purpose-built often without care for aesthetics, but instead practicality. While this may initially seem like the worst way to design a structure (at least from an aesthetic standpoint)  industrial-style architecture can also

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2021 New Architectural Styles and Trends You Can Expect to See

The new year brings with it a restart and refreshes on many new trends and new architectural styles while others continue to cement themselves in both design and construction. For example, with the environment in a consistent focus nowadays, sustainable design is no longer a feature, but a trend that continues to be present, year-over-year.

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Functionalism & Modern Architecture in the Okanagan Valley

Many of the buildings we see around us today were created by following the tenets of popular architectural movements from the post-war era. During that time period, lavish ornamentation and decoration was sidelined as the need for practical structures that were economical and practical, yet sturdy and capable of standing the test of time became

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