Architecture

Architecture is the art and science of designing and erecting buildings and other physical structures. It can also mean the practice of an architect, where architecture means to offer or render professional services in connection with the design and construction of a building, or group of buildings and the space within the site surrounding the buildings, that have as their principal purpose human occupancy or use. Architecturec can be used as a general term to describe buildings and other structures as well as a style and method of design and construction of buildings and other physical structures.

Miss The World Trade Center? Princeton’s Robertson Hall Remains Reminder

The twin towers of New York's World Trade Center destroyed on Sept. 11, 2001 were designed by Japanese-American architect Minoru Yamasaki. Just before he started work on it, he designed Robertson Hall, home of the Woodrow Wilson School, on the Princeton University campus. which has an uncanny resemblance to its former associates.

Reflecting On The Towers: At The Center Of The World

Originally viewed in the 1970s as a project that added too much office space to Lower Manhattan, the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center became a symbol not only for New York, but for the United States, for capitalism, for the cosmopolitan / urban life, for modernity itself.

Google Buys Frommer's To Compete With Apple, Yelp

Google has reportedly purchased the rights to the Frommer's travel brand from publisher John Wiley & Sons for an undisclosed sum, according to The Wall Street Journal, presumably to bolster its local reviews of small businesses, restaurants, sights and destinations around the globe. With the combination of Frommer's and Zagat, Google will be able to give audiences plenty of ways to view reviews and/or ratings of local businesses around the world throughout its mobile Android platf...

Apple Delays MacBook Pro With Retina Display Shipping: Why Do Launch Orders Need Another Month?

If you hoped pre-ordering a new MacBook Pro with Retina Display would make you the first one on your block with Apple's latest, greatest laptop, think again. Many customers that placed orders for Apple's 15-inch Retina Display-powered MacBook Pro were originally quoted a 7-10 day waiting period. Those same customers are now receiving e-mails from Apple, stating their beautiful new laptops won't ship until or after July 25.

Fake Europe In Real China [SLIDESHOW]

You don't have to go far from China these days to get the taste of living in Europe. There's just one problem: it's all a big fake, as these photos show

Apple To Release 13-Inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display In October 2012?

Before Apple shocked the WWDC audience with a completely-redesigned MacBook Pro with a stunning Retina Display, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicted Apple would unveil such a notebook, and he even correctly forecast most of the features. On Thursday, describes how Apple will follow up the 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro with a smaller, 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display, to be released in October 2012.

2012 Porsche Panamera S Hybrid Review: 100% Porsche But With Room For Four

Rarely do the words sports car and luggage go together in a sentence without the connecting phrase does not have enough room for. Well no more, because the 2012 Porsche Panamera S Hybrid is a genuine sports car, and it can in fact easily deal with some bags at the airport. Moreover, it succeeds in actually combining a sports car with hybrid technology without totally neutering the driving experience. Read our review to learn more.

MacBook Pro With Retina Display Review: Apple Connects Beauty With Power

Announced on Monday at WWDC 2012 in San Francisco, the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display has been completely redesigned by Apple from the ground up. Several new architectural features have been included outside and inside the computer shell to make the computer stronger, faster and less noisy, but the real showstopper is the display.

Is Gabriel's Rapture' Sexier Than Fifty Shades Of Grey? Author Sylvain Reynard Says ?Seduction Begins With The Mind?

Sylvain Reynard's debut novel Gabriel's Inferno portrays the sultry encounters of a young graduate student, Julianne, and her enigmatic professor, Gabriel Emerson. The romance was hugely popular and fans of the book were eager for a follow up. Their hopes were met when Gabriel's Rapture was released last month. The alluring sequel, which begins in Florence, Italy, focuses on the repercussions of their forbidden love affair.

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