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Read more on 2021 New Architectural Styles and Trends You Can Expect to See

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.…

Read more on Stone in Architecture: The Most Common Types

Stone in Architecture: The Most Common Types

Stone in architecture has been around for literal ages and there are good reasons for that. As one of the most reliable building materials, stone architecture can also last for eons if properly maintained. However, because there are a multitude of different kinds of stones, some are better suited for some applications over others. Below,…

Read more on Ongoing Architectural Trends for 2020  

Ongoing Architectural Trends for 2020  

As we get further into the year, some predicted trends fall by the wayside while others dominate the market. Architectural trends are constantly shifting and changing as the current definition for what it means to be “modern” also changes throughout the year. Here are a few of the major trends we’ve noticed that you should take note…

Read more on Functionalism & Modern Architecture in the Okanagan Valley

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…

Read more on The Importance of Art in Modern Architecture

The Importance of Art in Modern Architecture

  “If it is correct that logic is the basis of the creator's slightest reasoning, I believe it must not be allowed to interfere with one's dreams” - Victor Horta   Logic and Architecture Much of the architecture that we appreciate today has derived its inspiration from unlikely sources. When you look at the buildings…