There's little doubt that the neatly packaged nature of a certain Swedish furniture-maker's products are a big reason for its success, and lately we're seeing how flatpack kits can have a certain appeal for those looking into alternative housing solu
London's relatively expensive housing market means owning an architect-designed home is out of reach for many residents of the UK capital. A new company aims to address this by selling prefabricated houses designed by top-drawer architects at a reaso
Katerra is taking systems approaches to remove unnecessary time and costs from building development, design, and construction.
Pierpaolo Lazzarini, the Italian designer behind the UFO 2.0 floating home, has conceived a floating community made up of solar-powered pyramid-shaped buildings. The Wayaland project is still very much in the concept stage at present, but Lazzarini i
First prize went to a collapsible skyscraper which can be quickly assembled to give refuge to those in disaster zones
Zaha Hadid designed a lot of high-profile buildings throughout her career, but, surprisingly perhaps, only one private residence by the late starchitect has been completed to date.
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3D-printed architecture seems to have taken another step towards the mainstream, with the news that engineering firm Arup and CLS Architetti are collaborating on the first 3D-printed concrete house in the European Union. Named 3D Housing 05, the proj
Designer Max Zhivov recently unveiled his latest project, the Modul Go.
Australia's Austin Maynard Architects recently completed a modern family house that's focused on ensuring a great view from practically everywhere inside. The home also draws inspiration from Star Wars gadgetry and features a degree of sustainable de
Spanish architectural firm Elii has recently transformed a tiny apartment in Madrid into a smart home filled with space-saving and multi-purpose furnishings.
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Graphene spends most of its time in a two-dimensional form, but that makes it hard to make use of its long list of advantages, like its strength, light weight, and electricity and heat conduction.
University of Maryland engineers have created a new insulating material capable of blocking at least 10 degrees more heat than styrofoam or silica aerogel. It's also 30 times stronger than styrofoam, and appears to be much more environmentally friend
A collaboration between housing non-profit New Story and construction technology firm Icon aims to use 3D printing technology to house the homeless. While it's early days yet, they hope to produce low-cost 3D-printed homes in El Salvador by late 2019