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Container Skyscrapers Offer Innovative Housing Solutions

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CRG Architects has unveiled a concept for two skyscrapers built from brightly coloured shipping containers. The idea is that the design will serve as a housing solution for slum areas of Mumbai, India. How it works: ...

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Building with Sea Salt in the Desert

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Recent TU Delft architecture graduate Eric Geboers has developed a way of separating salt out of seawater in order to create a new type of building material – along with water that can be used ...

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Bamboo Skyscraper

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Bamboo grows within five years to a fiber stronger than any wood whatsoever. So why is it not used more often as a building material? CRG Architects used this question as a guideline for their ...

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Building in Rock

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We know that as a material, concrete is able to authentically approximate the look and feel of natural stone with great success. ‘Antoine’ is a design by Bureau A that takes this a step further ...

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Breakthrough in Glass 3D Printing

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G3DP is a new additive manufacturing platform designed to 3D print optically transparent glass with incredible accuracy. Designed by a team at MIT called Mediated Matter, the creators of the printer believe it will allow ...

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Fragile

Published 2 weeks ago by Allie | no responses

“Fragile” by Royal College of Art graduate Mireia Gordi i Vila is a collapsible and reusable design for packaging that can fit objects of varying sizes with ease thanks to a flexible and resilient elastic membrane. ...

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