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Revolutionary Fabric Cast Concrete

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Fabric Form designers Ron Culver and Joseph Sarafian have devised a fascinating method of casting concrete in Lycra sleeves stretched by robotic arms. The innovation could lead to complex new architectural shapes and forms. To ...

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Elytra Filament Pavilion Features New Robot-Fabricated Building Material

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This week, the robot-fabricated Elytra Filament Pavilion opened at the Victoria & Albert museum in London. It’s unusual structure is made from a super strong and lightweight new filament made up of glass and carbon ...

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Craft Brewery Creates First Ever Edible Six Pack Rings

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Made of left over wheat and barley from the beer making process, these biobased six pack rings can be eaten or simply left to decompose. This material innovation comes from Saltwater Brewery, a group of ...

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Modern Stained Glass Meets Tradition in Tehran

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Inspired by materials and traditional Iranian architecture, the facade of this new apartment building in Tehran is comprised of slatted timber in combination with stunning stained glass. The work of Iranian office Keivani Architects, the ...

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3D Printing a Better, Cooler Wheelchair

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Bringing wheelchairs into the era of digital design, the Go chair by design studio Layer prevents common wheelchair user injuries by custom 3d printing their chairs to fit the user’s precise body contours. At the ...

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Illuminating Innovation of Glow-in-the-Dark Cement

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Currently under development in Mexico’s Michoacan’s University of San Nicolas Hidalgo (MSNH) is a new kind of glow-in-the-dark, solar powered cement that is able to absorb solar energy and then radiate it back into the ...

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