Italian architect Renato Vidal has created a prefabricated foldable house that takes less than a day to install once on site.
It is an idea at once audacious and simplistic, a seeming impossibility that is now technologically within reach: cities floating in international waters -- independent, self-sustaining nation states at sea.
Here's an application for 3D printing that will probably be more useful to most people than trinkets, homemade guns, and prototype parts: Floors.
Concrete has been around for millennia, but that doesn't mean we can't cook up new ways to build with the world's favorite construction material. It's been electrified to melt snow and used as an "ink" in 3D printers to quickly print entire buildings
The lovely, state-of-the-art energy efficient home was built by a team of students from Missouri.
MIT researchers have discovered the beginnings of a new approach to producing concrete that is inspired by the hierarchical arrangements of simple building blocks in natural materials.
Growing the size of a space habitat over time.
Beginning as a ceremonial bonfire to mark the summer solstice in 1986, Burning Man has grown into a giant annual community and arts event. The festival has transcended its counterculture roots to become an extraordinary celebration of elaborate, and
The concept of a floating island has been with us throughout history, but sprang back into the limelight just four years ago when Wally Yachts came up with an island-themed megayacht named the Wally Island.
This innovative and aesthetic structure is entirely self-sustainable, and while working to produce oxygen.
"Architecture is not about math or zoning -- it's about visceral emotions," says Marc Kushner. In a sweeping -- often funny -- talk, he zooms through the past thirty years of architecture to show how the public, once disconnected, have become an es
While shows like the Australian 4x4 Expo and Overland Expo highlight tough, no-nonsense trailers and motorhomes ready to get dirty right now, the Düsseldorf Caravan Salon dedicates some space to futuristic campers and technologies.
It's bigger than you'd think.
Burning Man takes place every August in the middle of the Black Rock Desert in northwest Nevada. It's not a pleasant place, with triple-digit temperatures, 30-mile-an-hour winds and blinding sand storms. Yet that doesn't stop some 70,000 burners pour