Colour - colour used in design can affect a persons mood and feelings.When you think about it, colour is all around us. It’s used to influence us through our behaviour and mood, feeling more relaxed andincrease productivity in the workplace.
A contemporary living room has wide glass bifold doors opened to connect the room to an outside balcony with trees beyond. High windows with louvres run across the wall above the bifold doors, allowing plenty of light into the room.
Texture - In this design known as the Masdar headquarters in Dubai it is clear that the designers have used the element of texture on the roof as it gives the feel of freedom and having the appearance of softness and creates a soothing feeling or mood.
Thermal Mass - In this design, thermal mass is used. Thermal mass is the ability of a material to absorb and store heat energy. To change the temperature of the high density materials such as tiles, bricks and concrete, these materials have high heat storage capacity and are therefore said to have high thermal mass.
This stunning, almost mystifying visualization was created by Michael Nowak for Polish Architectural Practice The razor-sharp lines and rich dimensional quality of the Crown House immediately stopped us in our tracks.
Lang Architecture have designed Hudson Woods, a unique dwellings in the Hudson River Valley, 100 miles from New York City. Hudson Woods offers modern, sustainable design, refined and energy efficient homes.