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At the Shenzhen headquarters of Chinese tech giant Tencent, twin skyscrapers are connected by sky bridges designed to help employees meet. Read more
Dyneema is a lightweight synthetic fiber with a strength greater than steel, making it great for use in everything from protective clothing for motorcyclists to bullet-resistant blankets for classrooms. Japanese outdoor company Locus Gear is now putting it to use among the frigid mountaintops, launching what it describes as the ultimate dome tent that is wrapped in a new breathable Dyneema co
the piece is an immersive light installation which isolates the sun’s rays into architectural elements in space. The post pneuhaus’ atmosphere installation is a dynamic labyrinth of light appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
In this GDC 2018 session, Guerrilla Games' Eric Boltjes discusses the development of Horizon Zero Dawn. ...
MindShift Gear, the sister company of ThinkTank Photo, has released its all new Exposure messenger bag lineup. Like its backpacks, the MindShift Exposure lineup is made with outdoor photographers in mind, complete with water-repellent material and a rugged bottom.The Exposure shoulder bags come in two versions: the Exposure 13 and the Exposure 15. As the names suggest, the Exposure 13 can fit a 1
As the science of epigenetics has begun to explain exactly how our gene activity can be modulated by external environmental factors a great debate is brewing - just how heritable are these epigenetic markers? Are the epigenetic results of stress and a bad diet in your life transferred to your children? New research is suggesting this could indeed be the case. ..Continue Reading Epigenetic inh
the dwelling's modest footprint demonstrates that luxury lies not in lavish size but in the relationships between spaces both internally and externally.The post THOSE architects’ ‘house frances’ in australia reveals link between dwelling and site appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Michael Van Valkenburgh and David Adjaye have won a competition to transform a riverside parcel in Downtown Detroit into a thriving public park, with plans for a beach, multiple pavilions and a small isle for roosting birds. Read more
ESA's Mars Express orbiter is getting a major software upgrade that will extend its service life for years to come. On Sunday, the space agency uploaded the update into the veteran deep space probe's computers where it will remain stored in memory until a scheduled restart on April 16. If successful, it will take some of the burden off the aging gyroscopes used to keep the unmanned spacecraft
thanks to their spherical shape, the solar cells can absorb light from all directions, generating electricity when exposed to sunlight or indoor light.The post ryosuke fukusada uses spherical solar cells to light up penguin’s eyes appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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