2023 has turned out to be an incredible year for Saudi Arabian architecture so far. First the country confirmed its 170-km (105-mile)-long The Line is going ahead, then revealed plans for a cuboid tower big enough to hold 20 Empire State Buildings.
Could two separate events, the housing crisis & plastic pollution, converge in a project to build homes? One LA-based startup 3D-prints modular backyard homes of recycled plastic that aim at lighter, faster, more affordable builds.
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Ice build-up can pose a problem for roads, aircraft, wind turbines and power lines, among many other things.
A local group has transported 60 fold-up structures to use as temporary homes.
On December 31, 2020. Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador issued a national decree to end the use of glyphosate and genetically modified corn by 2024:
MIT researchers have discovered that when you mix cement and carbon black with water, the resulting concrete self-assembles into an energy-storing supercapacitor that can put out enough juice to power a home or fast-charge electric cars.
Squeezing a comfortable interior into a tiny house is always a challenge given the size constraints. However, some firms attempt to overcome this with clever design that allows them to transform in size and shape.
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Working with private industry, the University of Cambridge has gone one step beyond 3D printing with a concrete infrastructure unit that was not only made in an hour, but incorporates sensors to make it self-monitoring and, one day, self repairing.
An ambitious development of a hundred homes named Wolf Ranch looks set to become a major step forward in 3D-printed construction going mainstream in the United States. Located near Austin, Texas, the project's first model home has now been revealed a
All Kinds of Trash is Turned into Valuable Graphene That Can Cut Environmental Impact of Concrete by a Third
Scientists for the first time have witnessed pieces of metal crack, then fuse back together without any human intervention, overturning fundamental scientific theories in the process.
Americans are building natural-disaster-proof homes shaped like domes that cost roughly the same as the average US house
The ancient Romans were master builders and engineers, perhaps most famously represented by the still-functional aqueducts.
Despite its many advantages, glass has one major Achilles' heel – it's brittle.
Many architects look to Nature for inspiration for how to make their buildings look more natural even though buildings are very unnatural objects.
Micah Woods taught woodshop and welding to high school students, but he dreamed of using his skills to build his own home with high-end wood furniture.