Residential Spaces – KITCHENS

KITCHENS Typical Dimensions Typical Layout Types Storage guidelines: minimum 18 sq. ft. (1,67 m2) basic storage, plus 6 sq. ft. (0,56 m2) per person served. The total distance of all three sides of the work triangle should average between 23 lineal feet (7 010) and 26 lineal feet (7 925).

Battersea Power Station

Battersea Power Station is a decommissioned coal-fired power station, located on the south bank of the River Thames, in Nine Elms, Battersea, in the London Borough of Wandsworth. It was built by the London Power Company (LPC) to the design of Leonard Pearce, Engineer in Chief to the LPC, and CS Allott & Son Engineers. The architects were J Theo Halliday…

Form and organisation – THE FIBONACCI SEQUENCE

THE FIBONACCI SEQUENCE The Fibonacci Sequence is a recursive series of numbers, where each number in the sequence is the sum of the two numbers preceding it. A simple sequence beginning with 0 follows: 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55 … Any two adjacent numbers in the sequence may be…

Kuruschima-Kaikyo Bridge over Kijima strait, Ehime Japan

The Kurushima-Kaikyō Bridge, which connects the island of Ōshima to the main part of Shikoku, is the world’s longest suspension bridge structure and was completed in 1999. The bridge is part of the Shimanami Kaidō, an expressway that spans a series of islands and connects Hiroshima Prefecture in Honshū to Ehime Prefecture in Shikoku. The bridge and the expressway were both conceived by the Honshū-Shikoku Bridge Project. The Kurushima-Kaikyō…

Form and organisation – THE GOLDEN SECTION

THE GOLDEN SECTION The properties of proportion of the golden section have been employed by architects, artists, mathematicians, and musicians since the acient Greeks reconignized its proportional ordening in the human body. Even tody many believe it to contain mystical qualities, whose unique mathematical and geometrical relationships create a harmonic condition that is nature’s aesthetically…

Aeral View of the Millennium Dome, London – ENGLAND

The Millennium Dome, also referred to simply as The Dome, is the original name of a large dome-shaped building originally used to house the Millennium Experience, a major exhibition celebrating the beginning of the third millennium. It is the ninth largest building in the world by usable volume. Located on the Greenwich Peninsula in South East London, England, the exhibition was open to the…