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ICON unveils a new large scale 3D printer to build affordable homes

March 20th, 2019 at 11:13 am » Comments Off

  Mayor Steve Adler with ICON Cofounder Evan Loomis at ICON’s headquarters for an event to unveil its newest large-scale 3D printer, Vulcan II which can be used to create affordable homes Austin-based ICON on Monday unveiled its new “Vulcan II” 3D printer that can print up to a 2,000 square foot house quickly at […]



Your health and where you live : Are these connected?

February 22nd, 2019 at 3:55 pm » Comments Off

Your health depends on many factors, such as the quality of food you eat, what you put on your body, what you breathe, what chemicals you are exposed to, how much exercise you get every day, and more. While there is a considerable amount of control that comes with each of these factors, there can […]



Super-tall, super-skinny, super-expensive: the ‘pencil towers’ of New York’s super-rich

February 12th, 2019 at 12:32 pm » Comments Off

The proposed 2022 skyline overlooking Central Park. Photograph: Andrew C Nelson/Jose Hernandez/Skyscraper Museum An extreme concentration of wealth in a city where even the air is for sale has produced a new breed of needle-like tower. By Oliver Wainwright It is rare in the history of architecture for a new type of building to emerge. […]



Designing homes that appeal to Millenials

January 22nd, 2019 at 11:44 am » Comments Off

   Millennials are more accustomed to an apartment lifestyle than previous generations, spending time in rented properties before making the decision to own a home of their own. In fact, young adults are buying homes an average of five years later in life than they did a decade ago. As a result, their idea of […]



This is what the cities of the future could look like

January 21st, 2019 at 12:26 pm » Comments Off

Could hyperloops be the future of inner-city travel?



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