Historical architecture in Cuba photo's by Michael Eastman. Cuba's architecture is Spanish Colonial , steps back in time as nothing has been altered since the Cuban Revolution. It has an old world feel with crumbling plaster walls in an array of amazing colors.
Wine Cellar Entrance Crafted with an antique Mexican door, this custom exterior door exudes old world elegance. It features the antique clavos of the original door, and a cast bronze deadbolt and iron pera pull. 7709C Jensen Photo by Eric Swanson
Designed by Matharoo Associates, this beautiful curtain door was created for the diamond merchant’s residence in Surat, India. At 5.2m high and 1.7m wide, the door is comprised of 40 wooden sections. Each section is carved so that the door integrates 80 ball bearings, 160 pulleys, a counter weight, and a wire rope. Stacked one above the other when closed, each plank can then rotate by a simple push causing the door to reconfigure into a sinusoidal curve.
I tried to design this house with traditional ideas, in harmony with the cityscape. This house integrates a house wall with an outer privacy wall and establishes the courtyard in the center of the house. I think this house is the realization of a new