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Four years ago, the Dream Chaser's first glide and landing test ended in a crash after its landing gear failed to deploy correctly. Since then, the reusable spaceplane has undergone a complete refurbishment and finally achieved its first successful flight and landing on Saturday...Continue Reading Dream Chaser spaceplane successfully completes glide flight and landingCategory: SpaceTags:
British furniture brand Vitsœ has opened a new headquarters and production facility in the English town of Royal Leamington Spa, featuring a saw-toothed roof and modular construction that means it can be easily updated. Read more
New York firm Barker Freeman Design Office has built a house clad in white cedar that sits directly on the beach just outside the city. Read more
the design takes cues from the neighboring historic architecture, comprised of a row of historic airplane bungalows. The post martin fenlon completes a new house in one of los angeles’ historic preservation zones appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
This family home in Dublin features uneven blockwork walls and a terracotta-clad sloping roof, to help it match an Arts and Crafts-style neighbour.  Read more
A pyramidal turfed roof tops one of several teaching and administrative spaces clustered around a multipurpose hall at this school in the Belgian city of Knokke-Heist by Amsterdam studio NL Architects. Read more
Dutch architect Chris Collaris has built a house in Amsterdam that is clad entirely in blackened timber, featuring an asymmetric gabled roof that extends out to form a sheltered entrance. Read more
in the skies by 2018: the cityairbus is designed to carry up to four passengers over congested megacities to destinations such as airports or train stations.The post airbus completes first full-scale testing of cityairbus flying taxis appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Just like freight trucking, mining operations where trains haul heavy loads along the same route seem a high-potential application for autonomous vehicle technologies. Mining giant Rio Tinto has been busy exploring these possibilities in the Australian Outback and has now completed the nation's first autonomous heavy haul rail journey as it looks for more efficient ways to move iron ore aroun
Pritzker Prize-winning studio RCR Arquitectes has completed a luxury apartment complex on an artificial island in Dubai, featuring glazed balconies on every floor and facades lined with textured glass louvres. Read more 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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