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Pollard Thomas Edwards has completed a 300-home development in north London, comprising two low-rise courtyard blocks and three towers designed to evoke the streamlined aesthetic popularised by Art Deco design. Read more
The International Space Station (ISS) is getting a major upgrade starting this year, as Boeing is tapped to deliver six new solar arrays. They will provide the orbital laboratory with up to 30 percent more electricity for research and commercial applications.Continue ReadingCategory: Space, ScienceTags: Boeing, International Space Station, Solar Power, Photovoltaic
While it's important for biologists to know which organisms have colonized the seabed in a given area, excavation is both labor-intensive and ecologically unsound. That's where the Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structures – or ARMS – are made to come in.Continue ReadingCategory: Biology, ScienceTags: Ecology, Ocean, University of Gothenburg, Smithsonian
apart from proposing a portable tiny house design, 'rodar' reflects on the future of housing and territorial occupation, on the right of housing access, while questioning the use of public areas in overpopulated cities. The post andrés & josé’s mobile tiny house could help provide shelter to the homeless appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Spider venom isn’t normally something you want in your body, but in some cases there might be exceptions. Australian researchers have now identified two peptides from tarantula venom that show promise in blocking organ pain, working particularly well in mouse models of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Pain, Pain Relief, Spiders, Venom Evil, University
NASA has released a video showing what sunsets might look like on a number of different planets. The simulations were created by Geronimo Villanueva, a planetary scientist from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, using a computer modeling tool being developed for a possible future mission to Uranus.Continue ReadingCategory: Space, ScienceTags: NASA, Planet, Sun
the project involved carving out the existing cement floor to grow plants within the outline of chinese characters. The post DnA plants chinese herbal garden to provide space within densely populated neighborhood appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
BAE Systems has successfully tested a tactical ground-based version of its Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rocket. Designed to allow ground combat units to engage distant targets without air support, the rockets were fired from a FLETCHER 2.75-inch/70 mm Weapon System concept built by Arnold Defense.Continue ReadingCategory: Military, TechnologyTags: BAE Systems, Rocket
by monitoring hives, the company ensures they lead to healthy and productive colonies. The post beehero’s smart beehives monitor hive health in real-time to provide precision pollination appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
it comes amidst shortages following the global outbreak of COVID-19. The post H&M to provide protective gear to hospitals around the world amid shortages 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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