The spread of knowledge from North Africa and Arabia, following a mysterious region- wide cataclysm, brought the how-to of the arch to Europe in early 1200s. The arch-boom also spread west to India where Muslim conquerors introduced the true arch to Hindu temple-builders. A transformative new idea; the innovation of an age.
Parametric tower ideas, parametric architecture, tower design ideas, It will be the tallest building in Scandinavia Project: Karlatornet Tower Designer: Serneke Group Location: Gothenburg, Sweden Situation: Under construction
Timber-vaulted, metal-skinned restaurant pavilion, a new shared dining space for the Wildernesse Estate retirement community.Pegasus LifeSevenoaks, Kent£1.9 million315m2On site of 19th century conservatory and kitchen gardenTransparent quality of traditional glasshouse or orangeryTimber vaults sit on a grid of columns, with arches defining large glazed openingsCentral elevated lantern houses an open kitchenMinimal repeated elements for ease of constructionRelated researchHomesRel