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the project is now underway and if all goes to plan, the first ship will sail through snøhetta's full-scale ship tunnel by 2025 or 2026. The post snøhetta begins construction on world’s first ship tunnel through norwegian coastline appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Work has begun on the conversion of the 1980s brutalist Pyramid of Tirana in the Albanian capital into a youth-focused cultural hub. Read more
Looking to extend the combat range of its aircraft and keep human operators removed from danger, DARPA has kicked off the development of a new missile-equipped drone. Called LongShot, the unmanned vehicle is intended to be launched from the air from a carrier vehicle, with the agency enlisting the services of three defense contractors to get the program off the ground.Continue ReadingCategory: Mi
Milirem Robotics has rolled out its Type-X Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV) for its first mobility tests. Unveiled in 2020, the RCV is a medium-weight autonomous armored platform, designed to provide reconnaissance and fire support for mechanized units and convoys.Continue ReadingCategory: Military, TechnologyTags: Robotics, Armor, Milrem Robotics
China's air mobility company EHang has added another location to its autonomous air taxi roster with the launch of an aerial sightseeing trial in partnership with real estate company Greenland Hong Kong.Continue ReadingCategory: Aircraft, TransportTags: Ehang, Air Taxis, Flying taxi, Autonomous flight
Back in early 2016, a Swiss electric micro-mobility company revealed an electric reworking of the front-loading BMW Isetta bubble car. Though expected to go into production last year, the Microlino was subjected to a future-retro design overhaul instead and the company has now started building prototypes ahead of manufacture in 2021.Continue ReadingCategory: Automotive, TransportTags: city car, E
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has approved a COVID-19 vaccine developed by pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech for use in the United Kingdom. With vaccinations in the UK beginning as soon as next week, the milestone marks the first of many COVID-19 vaccines seeking approval over the coming months.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle
the initiative brings the architectural community together by taking participants on a tour around the globe to visit selected cities and virtually meet some of their most relevant architects. The post architects, not architecture begins ‘virtual world tour’ with talks from kerstin thompson and john wardle appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The wheels are beginning to turn on an innovative new energy project in the UK that is set to become one of Europe’s largest energy storage systems. The 250-MWh CRYOBattery uses a cryogenic cooling technology to turn ambient air into liquid, which can then be used to store and release energy over long periods of time.Continue ReadingCategory: Energy, ScienceTags: Battery, Grid, Renewable Energy
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. 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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