Published News

Given its status as the most widely-used manufactured material on Earth, reducing the huge environmental footprint of concrete would have significant consequences for the health of the planet. Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have put forward a new formula for stronger concrete that not only cuts a large amount of damaging materials from the equation, but makes use of upc
to celebrate world earth day, the amsterdam footwear brand launches a minimalistic capsule collection made from WATER ZERO® ripstop, an innovative fabric that cuts down water waste by more than 60% during the production process. The post amsterdam footwear brand launches earth day water zero capsule collection appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The ANYmal walking robot has been around for a few years now, and even got some wheels last year. Now Switzerland's ANYbotics has announced a new fully autonomous four-legged robot coupled with inspection analytics software for complete end-to-end inspection of energy and industrial processing plants.Continue ReadingCategory: Robotics, TechnologyTags: Quadruped, Robot, Safety
available in a classic white colorway, the polaroid go camera creates a new format of instant cameras for a new generation. The post polaroid introduces the polaroid go — the world’s smallest analog instant camera appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A feature trialed in Steam's experimental Steam Labs program has now been upgraded to appear on Steam proper. ...
Textile designer Elaine Yan Ling Ng has created a collection of speckled wall tiles made from shells of eggs discarded by bakeries. Read more
Ordinarily, riding an electric scooter doesn't feel that much like riding a Jet Ski. Germany-based entrepreneur Oguzhan Abayrak has set out to make it more so, though, with his Uready tilting e-trike.Continue ReadingCategory: Urban Transport, TransportTags: Trike, Electric Vehicles, Scooter, Tilting-Vehicle, Kickstarter
ghanaian-canadian artist ekow nimako has rendered an afrofuturistic cityscape in approximately 100,000 black LEGO pieces. The post ekow nimako renders an afrofuturistic cityscape in 100,000 black LEGO pieces appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
All walking animals have something in common – their preferred walking speed is largely determined by what's known as "resonance." Bearing this in mind, Dutch scientists have calculated what may have been the default walking speed of Tyrannosaurus rex.Continue ReadingCategory: Biology, ScienceTags: Utrecht University, Dinosaurs, Walk
the 'on cities' masterclasses include appearances by twenty leading experts in the fields of architecture and urbanism. The post norman foster explores the future of the urban context with his ‘on cities’ masterclass 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

Add to Technorati Favorites