Beyond Form, Shape, And Image: Appreciating Building As Art
The famous Swiss architect Peter Zumthor said, "What I try to do is the art of building, and the art of building is the art of construction; it is not only about forms and shapes and images." I'm a freelance photographer who makes a living from taking pictures of large construction projects such as skyscrapers, roads, and dams. After a project is finished, the photographs are usually displayed at the grand opening to provide a nostalgic record of each stage of the project. I've learned the importance of paying attention to the finer details, the art behind the construction, rather than the big picture. Over time, I've developed quite an eye for creative construction techniques and the approaches undertaken by different contractors. This blog is a little celebration of the art behind every piece of construction and the people who put it together. Do enjoy.
Laying pre-bought turf is by far the quickest way to get a beautiful lawn, as you don't have to go through the ordeal of planting seed, waiting for it to grow and then sorting out any gaps and patchy areas. With that said, just because actually putting down turf is fairly fast, you do need to spend some time preparing beforehand.
Although there are a number of things to do if you want to give your new turf a good start, one of the most important is dealing with any weeds on the ground. [Read More]
There's no better way to accessorize your patio area and improve its functionality than by adding furniture. Whether you want to go all out and get sofas for the space or just invest in some simple seats, adding furniture creates an outdoor sitting area where you can relax, read a book or even hang out with family. However, you have to choose the right pieces that not only add value to the space but also improve its aesthetic appeal. [Read More]