Shreeya Patil

Architecture School: 10 Interesting Things You Must Know Before Joining

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The difference in Work Pre and Post Architecture School  A lot of your school work will include design as a major aspect of everyday work. It requires you to research, or work on designs for a couple of weeks. Office work requires more of a management aspect. Talking to clients, contractors, and consultants, and coordinating …

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Climate Control in Buildings: Desperate Need of the Hour in the 21st Century

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Climate Change Urbanization is one of the many reasons for climate change. Climate change has become a global concern. It not only changes the temperature outside but also affects other aspects indoors that affect the lifestyle of the people living inside. A region with a naturally hot and humid climate suffers the most when it …

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Re-designing for Better Urban Mobility

Urban mobility

Introduction Transport systems are a combination of railways, buses, bicycle pathways, as well as pedestrian walkways. Countries with a well-developed public transport system (sustainable urban mobility) are more likely to cope up with the downturn in oil production as compared to cities that heavily depend on cars for transportation. Along with being means of transportation, …

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Lightweight Architecture: Innovative Materials and Construction Techniques

Lightweight Architecture

Introduction The main objective of a building is to support live loads. In the majority of cases, the dead load of a particular building can be hefty enough. The ratio of a structure’s dead load to its live load determines how lightweight the building is. The smaller this ratio gets, the lighter the building is. …

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Ancient Architecture: Essential Lessons to Learn for Modern Architects

Ancient Architecture

Problems with Modern Buildings Cities with glass facades and skyscrapers have trouble dealing with climate change and increasing heat. Buildings provide enough shade from the sunlight and an adequate amount of ventilation. These buildings are more sustainable and environmentally–friendly. As a result of global warming and greenhouse gases, cities are threatened by extreme temperatures. The …

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Built Environment and Mental Health: Interesting Impact of Building Design on Human Psychology

Built Environment

The built environment around people, directly and indirectly, affects them. Poor housing quality leads to psychological distress. Living in an area that is too congested may have unfavorable effects on a person’s wellbeing. Design elements have a direct connection with a person’s psychological health and they also help a person navigate space.  Living in loud …

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Bedroom Interior Design: 10 Design Ideas Every Interior Design Lover Should Know

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Design Tips for Bedroom Interior Design Comfort Comes First Whether you are full-fledged designing a house or gave your bedroom a little makeover, bedroom interior design is always challenging. This is because your bedroom is a space that is supposed to promote feelings of comfort. Inculcating coziness in the space while keeping functionality in mind …

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