Architecture Brew #25

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Hello Hive!

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Here we are again and truly delighted to present our weekly curation of celebrated posts from the Architecture+Design Community, your digital dose of Architecture and Design!

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With your faithful patronage, we're happy to have currently achieved our 25th Edition where awesome blog posts about architecture and design around the world are selected for upvotes, reblogs, and curation trails. This has been made possible through the help and support of the #OCD team hence, we sincerely extend our appreciation and special gratitude to them.

Every week, we gladly honor and reward distinguished authors for their wonderful contributions of deserving content to the community based on the following criteria:

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With great excitement and pride, here are this week's highlights from April 28 to May 2, 2021:

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@barskiArchitecture + Design: Old log house, city of Rivne, Ukraine.

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Tentatively, the area of this house is about seventy square meters. In front of the entrance to the house there is no cold dressing room, which protects from the penetration of cold air into the house in winter. But, such houses are easy to warm up with a wood-burning stove. Wood is an excellent heat insulator and breathable material, which prevents mold from developing on the walls of the house.


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@soulsdetourDimitrovgrad, the Artificial Child of Communism

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That's why it's sad when you walk the streets and watch the cracked and falling plaster of these old monumental buildings, the crumbling balconies and columns. It is as if this little artificial child of the then system is no longer needed by anyone and is completely abandoned by his parents, who left with the departure of the regime. And it's just ... sad.


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@lizelleAncient Roman Features in Modern Day

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Arches are also used in Engineering design and here we see the Umtamvuna River Bridge that connects the province of KwaZulu-Natal with the Eastern Cape. This is the largest steel suspension bridge in South Africa with a span of 206 metres and an archway that has a height of 35 metres above the road which in turn is 30 metres above the water level of the Umtamvuna River. The natural curve of an arch dissipates the force outward thus reducing the tension and giving a bridge its strength.


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@afterglowStreet Lights - An Overlooked Architectural Structures that Contribute on Road/Street Safety

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@pradityaArt Meet Science!

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@kattycrochetCurious facts about the Palace of Justice in LimašŸ˜² Datos curiosos sobre el Palacio de Justicia de Lima

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@marcosmilano71[ENG] Sanctuary Our Lady of La Candelaria. / [ESP] Santuario Nuestra SeƱora de La Candelaria.

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@juecoreeCarbon Market: A Modern take of Cebu's Heritage

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@besamu[ENG] LEGOLAND, a city designed for children and not so children [ESP] LEGOLAND, una ciudad diseƱada para niƱos y no tan niƱos

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@obrisgold1Work in progress, building a soakaway pit in my church

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@zellypearlUnfinished Projects ~ What Is The Way Out?

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@marcosmilano71[ENG] Natural light shines for everyone / [ESP] La luz natural brilla para todos

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@feidermanMy creative process and some renders / Spanish too

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@sorprendentePerspective and Vanishing Point in my photos / Admiring the architecture Perspectiva y Punto de fuga en mis fotos / Admirando la arquitectura

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