Computer Guidelines and Standards – AIA CAD LAYER GUIDELINES

Layer Name Components The following tables provide the primary components of possible major and minor group designations, as well as general and specialized discipline designators. Taken all toghether, these tables should provide sufficient information for most layers neded in the discipline of architecture. Space does not permit such lists for all related disciplines. Drawing View…

The Cascade, Armenia

The Cascade is a giant stairway made of limestone in Yerevan, Armenia. It links the downtown Ketron area of Yerevan with the Monument neighborhood. Designed by architects Jim Torosyan, Aslan Mkhitaryan, and Sargis Gurzadyan the construction of the cascade started in 1971 and was partially completed in 1980. Inside the Cascade, underneath the exterior steps, are seven escalators that rise along the length…

Opera House Sydney

The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre at Sydney Harbour in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is one of the 20th century’s most famous and distinctive buildings. Designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon, the building was formally opened on 20 October 1973 after a gestation beginning with Utzon’s 1957 selection as winner of an international design competition. The government’s decision…

Sears Tower

  Today we travel to Chicago, IL. Yes you guessed it the Sears Tower, umm I mean the Willis via Magnificent Metal Mondays — METALCON Blog The Willis Tower, built as and still commonly referred to as the Sears Tower, is a 108-story, 1,450-foot (442.1 m) skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois, United States. At completion in 1973, it…

Gare do Oriente Station

Gare do Oriente, or alternately, the Lisbon Oriente Stationis one of the main Portuguese intermodal transport hubs, and is situated in the civil parish of Parque das Nações, municipality of Lisbon. Welcome to Lisbon, Portugal and the Gare do Oriente Station. The station serves as a transportation hub for subways, taxis, buses, and community rails. It was designed by Spanish architect, Santiago Calatrava. The steel…

Valencia City of Arts and Science

The City of Arts and Sciences is an entertainment-based cultural, sci-fi-style and architectural complex in the city of Valencia, Spain. It is the most important modern tourist destination in the city of Valencia and one of the 12 Treasures of Spain. The City of Arts and Sciences is situated at the end of the former riverbed of the river Turia, which was drained…