Ago 032012
 

avandalucia1GAlso known as tension structures, tensile structures are architectural forms created from tensioned membranes that provide designers and end users a variety of aesthetic free-form canopy designs. The tensile structure is a construction system based on lightweight structures, basically used as hedges.

These structures achieve great stability combining and balancing the strength of rigid items (posts, arches, etc.) with the versatility and adaptability of flexible elements (banners and cables).

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Ago 022012
 

laminas solaresThe solar control films for home window tinting are sheets of auto adhesive plastic, usually made of a polyester base with a scratch-resistant coating,   which are fixed on the inside of the windows glass, and have the quality to avoid a large percentage of the sun’s rays, heat and ultraviolet ray entering the inside of the house. These films are invisible and can be place them by ourselves, but it is advisable to be done by a professional to obtain excellent results.

In modern architecture the glass is becoming more important as a constructive element. This has as a result a high heating of spaces. Many homeowners and renters can benefit from lower heating and cooling bills by installing solar window film.

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Jul 312012
 

escalera con diseno minimalsita

A good option for those who are building or remodeling their house and want to give a touch of distinction,modernity and elegance to it, is adding minimalist staircase .

Nowaday the stairs have  become part of the world of design. Stairs leading-edge models stand out for the simplicity and the use of non-conventional materials for its construction. We can find really dazzling options for any environment. How simple is becoming stronger in the modern stairs construction.

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Jul 232012
 

interior minimalistaMinimalist architecture is the tendency of reducing to the essentials, without excessive use of decorative elements. It is icharacterized by the extreme simplicity of its forms, pure  lines, clear spaces and neutral colors, in an environment with balance and harmony.

The idea of minimalism can be described as “less is more,” or as some designers and architects are fond of saying, “doing more with less.” Minimalist architects use space as a design feature in and of itself. Instead of trying to fill space with features, they create designs in which the empty space is as carefully thought out and used as everything they add to the room. Basic shapes and straight, clean lines are also important techniques used in minimalist design, as is playing around with different kinds of lighting.

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Jul 222012
 

glasstec2006_6Do you dare to install a glass staircase in your home or office?  When we think about a glass staircase the first thing that comes to our heads is how dangerous they can be if they break, but the truth is that the technology with which they are made, makes them capable of withstanding the weight of 4 people of medium texture.

These stairs are notable for their modern designs, which are ideal for reception of minimalist environments or public spaces. Glass stairs besides provide a function in our house, turn out to be something decorative, especially if we use a minimalist design on the inside of the space where you are.

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Jul 192012
 

piscina para ejercicio

An exercise pool, also called endless pool, is a counter current swimming and compact pool that uses a jet of water to make you swim in one place.

It can be used for the aquatic exercise and physical therapy.  It doen’t matter if is for a new pool or modify an already constructed, the exercise pool change completely the experience of use of the swimming pool, you really can now swim in the pool of your home in endless form.

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Jul 112012
 

endless infinity poolIf you are looking for ideas to build an infinity pool, vanishig edge or overflow pool,as they are called too, in a spectacular way, we leave here a wonderful display of photos of infinity pools, with a very original and innovative aspect. No doubt this kind of pool is one of the most popular designs in pools, and also the most expensive, since it is the preferred  for landscape architects and designers  experts in this field.

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Jul 112012
 

serenitypoolfsmauiIn many hotels and architectural magazines we often see visually pleasing pictures of pools that seem to be quite indefinite in size. These are called infinity or overflow pools. In these pools the water level is the same as superior part of the pool’s terrace, which means that there is no difference of levels between the perimeter surrounding the pool and the water.

In this kind of perimeter or in a specific designed side of the perimeter a canal forms where the overflow water drains, in which a large mirror seems to come out of the pool’s surface.

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Jul 052012
 

Why build a swimming pool when you can buy one?
If you want to buy a pool for the summer  but do not want to have it in your yard all year, the above ground pools are a good choice, very cheap and quick placement.

One of the biggest differences between a portable pool and a traditional swimming pool is the ease of assembly. Where the old-style pools of yesterday can take days, weeks and even months to assemble, an the removable Pool, following the manufacturer’s instructions, takes only minutes.

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