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Kiyonori Kikutake – A Renowned Architect

Posted by on May 24, 2018 at 10:35 pm

Japanese architect April 1, 1928 – December 26, 2011   Architect Kiyonori Kikutake is one of the founders of the movement Metabolist Japan. He Studied in Waseda University in 1950. This was a marked era in architecture Japan, by the influence of modernism and Le Corbusier especially. The influence of Le Corbusier reached Kikutake through […]

Types of Mosaics and Mosaics Laying Methods

Posted by on April 10, 2013 at 12:25 pm

Mosaic is the art of creating images or patterns using small pieces of colored glass, stone, or other materials The earliest known mosaics date to around the eighth century BC, when the Greeks made mosaics with pebbles. The art form spread to the Romans as well, and it was used extensively in the internal decoration […]

Granite Surface Treatment Process: Flamed Method

Posted by on October 6, 2012 at 3:25 pm

Having seen the polished method for granite surface treatment, this is yet another video on the flamed method. Commonly used in commercial and outdoor pavement, flamed surface granite is sought after for its anit-slip properties and uniform texture and colour tonation. Flamed surface granite is often seen in public areas such as MRTs and civil buildings, as […]