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bipedal robot 'cassie' is trained to navigate through 'proprioception,' or body awareness. The post after walking through fire, blind bipedal robot ‘cassie’ learns to climb stairs appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
American artist Theaster Gates has been revealed as the next designer of London's Serpentine Pavilion, the first non-architect to be given the annual commission. Read more
With their often high-sugar diets and lax brushing habits, many children are particularly susceptible to cavities. An experimental new treatment could help, however, using enzymes to weaken the plaque that forms on the teeth.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: University of Pennsylvania, Bacteria, Fungus, Teeth, Cavity, Dental, Enzyme, Children
'with our co-housing project at the biennale, we want to show how the common space between the private dwellings offers possibilities for sharing and social activities,' siv helene stangeland and reinhard kropf tell designboom. The post helen & hard on installing a co-housing project in the nordic pavilion at the venice architecture biennale appeared first on designboom | architecture &
There's so many great talks in the Advocacy track at the all-digital GDC 2021, here's a few you shouldn't miss. ...
Audacious French company Nawa showed off a concept bike in 2019, claiming its supercapacitor-hybrid battery pack could massively boost power and urban range for electric motorcycles. Now, it seems we'll get a chance to see if the numbers stack up.Continue ReadingCategory: Motorcycles, TransportTags: Ultracapacitors, Nawa Technologies, Electric Motorcycles, Hubless, Hybrid, Concept Bikes
built in 1942 by richard neutra, the branch house was thoughtfully renovated and brought into the 21st century by renowned architecture practice MINARC. The post richard neutra’s branch house in los angeles hits the market for $4.3M appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Over the past few years, Panasonic has put a lot of attention and focus into their ever-expanding S-series line of full-frame cameras and lenses. There are already several different camera models and a growing number of native L-mount lenses, as well as new firmware updates that add more features and improvements. With that, many have likely wondered about Panasonic's commitment to their Micr
The company behind the Smart Herb Garden we reviewed back in 2014 has launched a new indoor garden on Kickstarter. The Click & Grow 25 system promises to grow "substantial amounts of greens for everyday use, without becoming a time-consuming hobby."Continue ReadingCategory: Around The Home, LifestyleTags: Kickstarter, Garden, Farming, Plants, Organic
the 'muma hut' invites visitors to interact closely with the area, where around 80 bison were reintroduced to roam freely in nature. The post wood + shingle tiny hut built by romanian volunteers encourages locals to immerse in nature 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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