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the team behind the ambitious scheme say that they expect the printing process to take just six weeks. The post the first 3D-printed apartment building in germany is under construction appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Boston Dynamics' Spot is a versatile little robot. Able to pull trucks, work on oil rigs, and even herd sheep, the dog-like bot has now learned a new trick and has been helping Foster + Partners with its ongoing Battersea Roof Gardens project in London, England.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Boston Dynamics, Foster and Partners, Robot, Building and Construction, New Atlas
3D printing is a very exciting area of architecture at the moment, with new advancements seemingly announced every few months. Following news of an entire 3D-printed community and a 3D-printed two-story home, a three-story apartment building is now being built in Germany using what's described as the fastest 3D construction printer on the market.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTa
the robot can be controlled remotely, is terrain-agnostic, and can repeatedly follow a pre-mapped route – avoiding obstacles or even climbing stairs. The post foster + partners and boston dynamics monitor construction with ‘spot’ the robot dog appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Architecture studio Generate has developed the Tallhouse library of timber-based building systems to help architects build affordable housing and reduce construction-related carbon emissions by up to 50 per cent. Read more
the project seeks to provide students with a human-scale environment despite its large size. The post crossboundaries reveals images of its ‘haikou school’ under construction in china appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the 300-bed hospital is set within a verdant landscape where a calming lake seeks to optimize the overall patient experience. The post foster + partners begins construction on state-of-the-heart hospital in cairo appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
As renewable energy generation grows, so does the need for new storage methods that can be used at times when the Sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing. A Scottish company called Gravitricity has now broken ground on a demonstrator facility for a creative new system that stores energy in the form of “gravity” by lifting and dropping huge weights.Continue ReadingCategory: Energy, ScienceTags
this aesthetic means that materials such as concrete, steel, and sawn oak have been left exposed internally, and service ducts and pipes are visible. The post fletcher priest-designed ‘brunel building’ in london reveals its construction methods appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the square building comprises a series of concave glass façades. The post gmp architekten completes construction of silk road international conference center in china 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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