Architecture and gastronomy a perfect marriage I ARK Architects

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Architecture and gastronomy are disciplines that provoke multisensory experiences. The idea comes from the conviction of Manuel Ruiz that haute cuisine and good architecture are similar. Both combine materials and ingredients that, on their own, do not appeal to us but when combined in a specific way bu a good chef an excellent architect, the result can […]

The art of interact with nature through architecture: breaking down barriers

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ARK Architects’ philosophy is based on dialogue with nature, by use geometric shapes as a language and from there create idyllic environments and unique experiences     Nature is life. Breathing fresh air inside one’s own home significantly increases our quality of life. Gardens –because of their freshness, aroma, wellbeing and the possibility of uniting […]

Neuroarchitecture: Could this movement lead to the architecture of the future?

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Neuroscientists reveal why we love texture, curves and symmetry, and explain how our brains respond to different spaces. Have you ever felt uneasy or, worse, trapped within a room or building? Perhaps it was a long, narrow corridor with no discernible exit, or maybe it was a dimly lit room with a low ceiling or […]

Sauna, the luxury of designing people’s well-being I ARK Architects

Home saunas have been used for thousands of years in Finland and nearly a third of all adults there take them regularly. The concept has years of experience in design, with a team of brilliantly creative minds who offer a personal design service on both high-end refurbishments and luxury new builds. Immersing you in a […]

PUERTO BANUS, MARBELLA. An unique place in the world

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Puerto Jose Banus, better known as Puerto Banus, is a luxury marina and tourist destination that has become, since it was opened in May 1970, one of the largest entertainment centers in the Costa del Sol, reaching fame and international prestige. The best-known firms in the world are set up in this fashionable destination. Some historians […]

The importance of models in Architecture by ARK Architects

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The importance of architectural model making could be thought to have reduced in recent years. With the introduction of new and innovative architecture design technology, is there still a place for model making in architecture? “Architectural technology is one facet of a world that is increasingly virtual and mediated by technology. Whist these technologies have become […]

Neuroscience, a tool for modern architecture- ARK Architects

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  In today’s world, integration of and synergy between disciplines is common, since many fields of study, especially those that involve human beings, are connected. Using this notion as a basis, we must clarify what the prefix neuro- means, before explaining the relationship between neuroscience and architecture design.   Neuroscience is a discipline that brings together other […]

Neuroarchitecture- From Neuroscience to Architecture and back again

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Neuroarchitecture Area by ARK Architects Tom Albright listed particular problems concerning architecture where neuroscience may be relevant: Navigating through a complex space Focusing attention on relevant aspects of a complex space Assessing how the built environment influences social organization? Effects of lighting on behavior and cognition Learning, memory, communication in a developing child What is beauty? [His views […]

The Importance of Landscaping Design by ARK Architects

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A luxury landscaping design is about more than just making a yard beautiful. After all, a well-cared-for lawn can make even a bare yard look appealing. Landscaping architecture is about transforming your yard into beautiful retreat while minimizing the impact human activities have on the plants and the environment in your yard. While adding a […]

“Fashion is architecture, it’s a question of proportions” Coco Chanel

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ARCHITECTURE AND HAUTE COUTURE, TWO UNIVERSES WITH A SAME GOAL: TO CREATE BEAUTY Structures, proportions, textures, colours, volumes … Are we talking about architecture, or perhaps haute couture? Either of these is possible because both worlds share aesthetics, both universes are gazed upon, provide inspiration and nurtured. They both, in any cases and on the […]