Honda has designed a smart house that is an innovative eco-friendly, energy efficient lab, able to generate its own power as a solution to living off the grid.
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More people ride bikes the more that bike lanes multiply in cities, from New York to São Paulo. Over the past ten years, bike commuting in the U.S. has grown 62%. But it’s still a tiny fraction of overall transportation.
Massimo Moretti has a background in 3D printing, and he’s brought building housing on the cheap from locally and 3D printing together by building a 12 meter tall delta-bot that can print a house from clay.
Chapultepec Avenue slices through Mexico City splitting part of the city in two. With 10 lanes of chaotic traffic, it’s hard to cross the street, hard to bike, and generally not a place where people want to spend time. (Video)
For construction workers at the site of the new downtown stadium for the Sacramento Kings in California there won’t be any thoughts of slacking off. The construction site is being monitored by drones and software that can automatically flag slow progress.
‘Casa Brutale’ is a striking house design created by two Greek architects that perfectly complements the powerful concrete style known as brutalism – they’ve embedded their luxury brutalist home into a cliff, creating a severe yet inviting structure with an at once beautiful and terrifying view.
What would you think if someone told you they lived in a grain silo? You might imagine them sleeping on a bed of hay and bathing in a horse trough.
It sounds like science fiction, and perhaps it is: Researchers have found a way to generate invisible 3-D shapes in the air that can be felt by human hands. The technology, whose main use case is letting surgeons physically “feel” anomalies such as tumors in CT scans, could also revolutionize everything from advertising to architecture.
Robin Speronis lives off the grid in Florida, completely independent of the city’s water and electric system. A few weeks ago, officials ruled her off-grid home illegal. Officials cited the International Property Maintenance Code, which mandates that homes be connected to an electricity grid and a running water source. That’s like saying our dependency on […]
It’s hard to wait for the future to get here and give us all the amazing things we’ve dreamed up in our countless sci-fi books and movies (I’m still waiting for the hover-boards Back to the Future promised me). Though much of what we’ve seen on the big screen is still decades or millennia away… […]