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Shigeru Ban Builds with Earthquake Rubble

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Shigeru Ban is known for his innovative use of plain, common materials such as paper tubes in his award winning architecture. Recently, he has announced an exploration with a new kind of material. He will ...

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Moya Power: A New Way of Generating Light from Wind

Published 6 days ago by Allie | no responses

Moya Power is a semi-transparent material innovation that harvests small amounts of wind to create energy. Low-cost and highly flexible, it can be applied to buildings, windows or bridges, for example, and can harvest energy ...

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The Origami Pot That Grows Alongside Your Plants

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Inspired by the art of origami, Growth is an appropriately named pot design that grows alongside your plant, accommodating more soil, water and expanding roots as it unfolds. Designed Bike and Begum Ayaskan from the ...

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MPavilion 2015: An Enchanted High-Tech Forest

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Set to open in Melbourne this fall, MPavilion 2015 is a weather-responsive, high-tech forest canopy – and a beautiful example of technology transfer between the worlds of building architecture and nautical engineering. The pavilion comprises ...

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Material Magic: Meet This Incredible Invisibility Cloak

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For centuries, scientists have tried to make visible object invisible. Now, a team of scientist from the University of California San Diego have taken a huge leap forward with a super thin ‘invisibility cloak’ design ...

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World’s First 3D Printed Office To Be Constructed In Weeks

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We’ve been following 3D printing trends for a number of years and are excited to see this latest leap in scale – an entire office building printed by a printer in Dubai. Construction is expected ...

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