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MVRDV has revealed plans for three new office skyscrapers in Chengdu, China. The project will incorporate significant energy efficient design and will also honor the area's roots with some small buildings by replicating a village that previously stood on the site.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: MVRDV, Building and Construction, Skyscrapers, MVRDV, Office, China
Influential architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) and Stony Brook University have revealed plans for a large new development on New York City's Governors Island that will be focused on bringing people together to tackle climate change. The New York Climate Exchange will also walk the walk with ambitious sustainability features, including the ability to meet its own power and non-pota
Pairing an evolutionary anthropologist with a child psychiatrist has produced a new study that provides interesting insights into how children’s mental well-being and education might be improved by adopting the hunter-gatherer childrearing practices those living in developed countries have lost.Continue ReadingCategory: LifestyleTags: Africa, Children, Child, Hunting, Psychology, University of Ca
Tamron has announced the development of the 11-20mm F2.8 Di III-A RXD (Model B060) for Fujifilm X-Mount APS-C cameras. The Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 Di III-A is an ultra wide-angle zoom lens that delivers a 16.5-30mm equivalent focal length range. The lens has been available in Sony E-mount for Sony APS-C mirrorless cameras since 2021. We wrote in our review that "The Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 Di III-A RXD
Alongside the new FE 20-70mm F4 lens, Sony has announced the development of a highly-anticipated lens, a 300mm F2.8. However, today's announcement is only a very basic technology development announcement, so details are limited. By "limited," we mean very limited. We know that Sony is working on a 300mm F2.8 G Master telephoto prime lens and that the lens should be available early next year
At CES, Nikon announced the development of a pair of new full-frame prime lenses for its mirrorless Z system. The Z 26mm F2.8 is a compact, pancake prime lens. The Z 85mm F1.2 S, on the other hand, is an extremely fast portrait prime lens that promises better bokeh and light-gathering capabilities than Nikon's impressive Z 85mm F1.8 S prime lens. While full specifications are not yet availa
Foster + Partners continues its growing interest in using modern engineered timber with an ambitious new project in London, England. The mixed-use development will feature significant sustainable design and, according to the high-profile UK firm, will be one of the city's largest timber buildings.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Foster and Partners, sustainable design, Build
Cedar cladding and distinctive windows feature on the exterior of tall rowhouses that were designed, developed and constructed by California architect Brett Farrow. Read more
Pininfarina is best known for its work in the automotive industry, though has also dabbled in bikes, yachts, and more. The prestigious design house now plans to use its considerable expertise to create a luxurious wellness retreat and residential community among the lush landscape of the Mexican jungle.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Building and Construction, Pininfarina,
A study published in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatology has provided new evidence gut bacteria plays a role in the development of rheumatoid arthritis. The research suggests an abnormal immune response to a relatively common species of gut bacteria could influence the development of arthritis.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Gut B 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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