Religious institutions have unique needs. In any given week, a religious institution might hold several services, act as a wedding venue, as well as host study groups and fundraisers.
They need to have enough capacity to hold an oversized congregation on the weekends, but be flexible enough to accommodate varying group sizes during the week.
Welcome back to Architect Spotlight! 123 years ago today, on July 12 in 1895, Richard Buckminster Fuller was born.
Buckminster Fuller (as he was known) was an architect, innovator, theorist, and designer. His interest in design was evident from an early age. By the time he entered college he had already invented several devices and acquired a machinist’s license.
Biophilia is becoming a bit of a buzzword in the world of design. So what is biophilic design, and why has it become so popular?
Biophilic design is based on the idea that humankind’s intrinsic connection to nature can be used to design spaces that support ideal functionality in humans.
Have you ever wished you could sleep outdoors without all of the fuss of actually going camping?
Many of us have imagined how blissful it would be to simply sleep outdoors, to enjoy the twinkling stars, the sound of crickets and the soft breeze lulling us to sleep from the comfort of our very own beds.