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Paint Types Used in Architecture

These are the five different paint types used in Architecture and interior design, with their advantages / disadvantages. Finally broken down simply. Stick around to the summery at the end which explains it in simplistic terms - its not rocket science.  Its all about  reflectiveness,...

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Sustainability & LEED

This articles is about sustainability and green buildings and LEED, which is a rating system used to rate green buildings.   Russell gives an overview of sustainability and LEED (Leadership in Energy Environmental Design) rating system including:   1. What is sustainability? 2. Why get a building sustainability rated or...

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The Luminary, Dar Es Salaam

OVERVIEW DESIGN CRITERIA The Luminary brief  was to design a high quality, functional workplace that reflect inspiration and innovation from the driven local environment.  A work life less ordinary to Dar Es Salaam. The building had to attract international clients, so a high standard of quality is expected....

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Ponte City's Inner Core

Ponte City – The Urban Slum

This building got taken hijacked by gangsters who stripped the entered building including the elevators. They charged people to stay here and drug dealing and prostitution thrived behind its grey walls. Of course there was no maintenance for the building so people threw their trash...

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The Broke Architect

Russell M. Henderson (Architect Russell) and Jason Boyle This is the eighth recorded episode of The Broke Architect Podcast brought to you by the Global Architect Alliance (GAA)  In this episode RIBA Nuclear Architect, Jason Boyle talk to Russell M. Henderson  also known as Architect Russell,...

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How to Design Buildings?

Designing a building can very complicated and long process. But it does not have to be. This article will teach you a process you can go thru to make designing a building more structured and simple, not just for the designers but for everyone working...

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Architect Work Experience in UK

Getting the right  architect work experience to become a registered architect can be difficult and there are a lot of challenges on the way. In this article you will learn from Russell's experience as he talks about working as an architect in the UK, leading...

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Sydney. Architect Experience in Australia

Architect Experience in Australia

This article is going to be about working as an architect experience in Australia. I'm going to talk about subjects like First impressions Arriving in Australia Finding a job in Australia, Work life and salary Visas Getting registered as an architect. Lessons learnt and advice Podcast: Video: First...

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Architect’s Life in Bangkok, Thailand

Moving away from home can have its challenges and is a life changing experience.  It's a tough decision and you can miss your friends and family. Especially and architect's life in Bangkok, Thailand.   Podcast: Video: In this episode, Russell talks about 1. How to get a job in Thailand 2....

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Who is Architect Russell?

Four different continents 🌎 A burning passion 🔥 And viral content 📷 Who really is Architect Russell? Russell Henderson is a British Chartered Architect who moved to Dar Es Salaam 10 years ago and never left. But this story is rather different. Russell is a content creator...

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Paje Beach Zanzibar

Paje Beach. One of the best places to stay in Zanzibar. In this article, I'll be trying to make it all the way round to Jambo Disco at Paje Beach Zanzibar. -Hotel and Price -The legendary Paje Village. And is there really no ATM available there? -Then trying...

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National Park In Tanzania African Safari

National Park In Tanzania African Safari In this article National Park in Tanzania African Safari you will find out: -Is going to a National Park in Tanzania African Safari  really a one-in-a-lifetime experience? -How much is an African safari at a National Park in Tanzania ? -How many different...

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What is BIM? (Quick, simply explained)

What Is BIM In Architecture?(Quick, simply explained) Architects don’t really use CAD any more in architecture, unless you are a Dinosaur. So what is BIM? Instead they use Building Information Modelling (BIM).  So what is BIM? Well its (kind of) a type of software used to model...

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Top 25 Best Tik Toks 2020

Top 25 Best Tik Toks Viral Vertical Vids from Architect Russell Here are Architect Russell most popular short videos 2020 on TikTok. Top 25 Best Tik Toks in no particular order really. All videos is in high definition so better quality than on Tik Tok. I would...

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