Browser.Sites based in two of the world's most exciting architectural cultures have very different approaches to content.
Design Meeting Point
Spanish-based, the website Design Meeting Point is accessible in both English 1. English - (Obsolete) The source code for a program, which may be in any language, as opposed to the linkable or executable binary produced from it by a compiler. The idea behind the term is that to a real hacker, a program written in his favourite programming language is and its native language. In the main, it is intended for architects, designers of all kinds, photographers and academics. It covers current news of exhibitions and events, has a diary, and catalogues of links and products.
The products are particularly well organized. Look up furniture for instance, and you will be offered ranges including 'home', 'office', 'street' and so on. Under 'office', further categories of chairs, desks and other furniture types are offered. When the type is chosen, a range emerges, with each item clearly illustrated and a link to the manufacturer given. Entries of all kinds are heavily biased to Spain Spain, Span. España (āspä`nyä), officially Kingdom of Spain, constitutional monarchy (2005 est. pop. 40,341,000), 194,884 sq mi (504,750 sq km), including the Balearic and Canary islands, SW Europe. , although there are diary dates, competitions and conferences from other places as well. Directories of links and professional firms are provided, although these are no more than lists of physical and electronic addresses.
Contemporary architecture in the Netherlands is the subject of ArchiNed, which gives a remarkably systematic and comprehensive survey of all the usual fields to be found in national websites: news, museums and galleries, professional directories with links, schools, products, publications and so on. In Dutch (mostly translated into English), the site also acts as a job centre, and a diary of events (lectures, competitions, exhibitions). There are many links to useful websites, both in the Netherlands and elsewhere.
Summaries of recent articles in Dutch architecture magazines are given, and new books are reviewed, as are controversial new buildings and projects like MVRDV's Hanover Hanover, city, Germany
Hanover, Ger. Hannover, city (1994 pop. 524,820), capital of Lower Saxony, N Germany, on the Leine River and the Midland Canal. Expo Pavilion (AR September 2000). A remarkable search engine allows sophisticated (and, if necessary) messy mess·y
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3. (programming) BOS - The Basic Object System. or Rem Koolhaas Remment Koolhaas (born November 17 1944 in Rotterdam) is a Dutch architect, architectural theorist, urbanist and "Professor in Practice of Architecture and Urban Design" at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University, USA. (seven pages of the latter). The only problem seems to be tardiness Tardiness
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