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  • MUURATSALO EXPERIMENTAL HOUSE by Alvar Aalto
    DESIGNED IN 1952-54 LOCATION: Finland, Jyväskylä Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (3 February 1898 – 11 May 1976) was the most powerful and significant Finnish architect and designer. 200 out 500 buildings was designed by Alvar Aalto have been built. He worked mostly in International Style Modernism, where he combined functionality, atmosphere, simplycity and even national, cultural identity. As Sigfried Giedion mentioned : "Finland is with Aalto wherever… read more
  • How to change a look of your home with bricks
    When we say bricks we are talking about the feeling. Home is a place where we feel warmth and cosy. Therefore the decision of materials which will be presented in home intretior is very important. Through the decades bricks have been presented in interior design. Beginig from the medieval era truogh Victorian age till our time bricks suit every building and every interior. Nowadays there are hundrads… read more
  • Concave brick façade by KdV architectuur with collaboration of Vandersanden
    If you take a look on the project De Cammeleur in Dongen, The Netherlands, created in a collaboration between KdV architectuur and Vandersanden, you are going to find the point where do the bricks and architects imagination contributes into the expressive and unusual building. „The curved façade marks a technical masterpiece of prefabricated building elements. The façade is composed of one story high elements, made up of… read more
  • Augmented reality. New technology to achieve complex tasks in building construction.
    Fologram developed a new system that helps to avoid the errors and eliminate complicated drawings. This is a step-by-step guide that provides bricklayers with digital instructions with visualisation superimposed to the workspace. There has been a workshop in the University of Tasmania, where the students and staff have been working in teams to build a full scale dry stacked brick wall. „The University of Tasmania, Architecture and… read more
  • Your next home could be built by robots
    Developed by New York-based company Construction Robotics, SAM100 (Semi-Automated Mason) a bricklaying robot SAM is ready and willing to lay 3,000 bricks per day, while a human lays in average around 500 bricks per day. It’s made up of a conveyor-belt, mortar pump and robotic arm. A bricklaying robot called SAM100 (Semi-Automated Mason) that builds walls six times faster than a human bricklayer. As instance, Flex Lab… read more