Celebrating advances in space age construction, the Institute for Computational Design (ICD) and the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE) has joined forces with pupils at the University [...]
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London architectural studio Suprblk has used pods, not walls, to remodel an apartment based in an aged biscuit factory by opting for bespoke pods as opposed to walls. The space-saving [...]
Although the inclusion of commercial-style gas ranges and wood burning fireplaces in New York Passive Houses might be questionable to some, architect Michael Ingui recently insisted at the Passive House [...]
The Playable City Project is a global initiative intended to link up those from different cultures and communities by way of urban play, which employs modern technology to initiate a [...]
Marking the culmination of the 3000-kilometre race run by solar cars, Team Twente had run a distance of almost 680km – racing just in advance of other Dutch competitors Vattenfall [...]
In the early 1980s, a Chalmers University of Technology research report concluded that--of 46 patients surveyed at a suburban Pennsylvania hospital—those who stayed in rooms with scenic natural views experienced [...]
Although many love stone benchtops in their bathrooms and kitchens, their building comes at a price; with hundreds of Australian workers now suffering from Silicosis. As a result, Queensland now [...]
With large-scale building and infrastructure pipelines in our communities, Australia must practice all forms of digital innovation and artificial intelligence in order to enhance efficiency, accuracy and productivity in our [...]
The United Nations reports that the construction sector accounts for nearly 40% of the world’s total energy consumption and CO2 emissions. A consortium of Swiss researchers offers a solution in [...]
Contrary to the old phrase, Home Sweet Home, an unhealthy domicile—one beset by mould, dampness, leaks, and dingy spaces with restricted airflow—can hinder the health of residents. Mould can lead [...]