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Texas architecture firm Rhode Partners has built a 58-storey residential skyscraper in Austin, Texas, from stacked glass blocks angled around a central core. Read more
Manufactured by Austrian startup Tec-Innovation, the InnoMake shoe uses ultrasound sensors to warn blind users of obstacles in their path. The footwear may soon become even more capable, though, thanks to integrated cameras.Continue ReadingCategory: Wearables, TechnologyTags: TU Graz, Blind, Smart shoes, Video Cameras, Ultrasound, Obstacle avoidance
this modular skyscraper system responds to the COVID-19 pandemic by bringing the travel experience of tourist destination countries to a dedicated site in a host city, domesticating international travel by going glocal. The post ‘the glo-cal experience’ is a post-pandemic modular skyscraper system aimed to revive tourism appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazin
Any fitness expert will tell you, weightlifting is about more than just lifting weights up and down. A new set of "smart" gloves is designed with that in mind, as they track multiple performance metrics in real real time.Continue ReadingCategory: Wearables, TechnologyTags: Kickstarter, Gloves, Fitness
from professional to personal use, seven case studies show unique, tailor-made spa designs from effe perfect wellness. The post effe spa designs pair high-tech steam generator with wellness rituals appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Do you want to get paid $10,000 plus benefits to travel for two weeks and take photos? That's what Days Inn by Wyndham offers to one photographer this August with the return of its 'Sunternship Program.'Days Inn wants 'an aspiring photographer and adventure-seeker' to hit the road for a two-week-long internship, during which the 'suntern' will 'explore some of America's most desirable locations a
In this classic 2000 postmortem, then-Angel Studios engineer Todd Meynink recounts the trials and tribulations Angel faced in porting Capcom's Resident Evil 2 to the Nintendo 64. ...
It's been nearly three years since Torsus introduced the rugged Praetorian off-road bus. This week, it announced some updates to the go-anywhere workforce shuttle, adding in new LEDs capable of lighting up pitch-black job sites, beefing up the air conditioning to keep up with Saharan temperatures, and giving the bus integrated firefighting capabilities for situations in which there's no local fir
frieze new york kicks off today, and designboom speaks with loring randolph, director of programming, about this year's highlights. The post highlights and insights from frieze new york 2021, now open at the shed appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Alexandria Park Tiny Home Village is a development of 103 micro homes designed by Lehrer Architects to provide homeless housing in Los Angeles. 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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