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Shedding Light on 3D- printed, Upcycled Ashen Cabin

Shedding Light on 3D- printed, Upcycled Ashen Cabin

Brief A new video explores the making of the 3D-printed concrete Ashen Cabin near Ithaca, N.Y. The cabin incorporates wooden components from ash trees that couldn't be run through traditional lumber processing.   Insight Thanks to the latest video by Jarett...

Ontario City Finds Trenchless Solution for Pipes

Ontario City Finds Trenchless Solution for Pipes

Brief An area of Windsor, Ontario's west end industrial area encountered a problem when hydrogen sulfide gas caused a concrete line and nearby manhole walls to turn to mush, creating sinkholes along the four-lane Ojibway Parkway. The city plans to use a trenchless,...

Technology Embedded in Streets has Future Possibilities

Technology Embedded in Streets has Future Possibilities

Brief  Solar panels and sensors embedded in roads are being tested in Georgia and New York as next-gen transportation technology. The solar panels will be able to power an electric car charging port, while the sensors can collect and process data in real time.  ...

Demolition of the Concrete Mausebunker in Berlin

Demolition of the Concrete Mausebunker in Berlin

Brief Preservationists have succeeded in seeking a postponement in the demolition of the concrete Mausebunker in Berlin. The Brutalist structure, designed by Gerd and Magdalena Hanska and completed in 1981, will not be demolished before options for repurposing the...

Sellection of the Best Housees of 2020

Sellection of the Best Housees of 2020

Brief  From a new twist on a wooden cabin to an experimental 3D-printed concrete house, our selection of the best houses of 2020 showcases the 10 most interesting and well-designed examples of residential architecture we've seen this year.   Insight From a new...

London gets Taste of the High Life with New Elevated Park

London gets Taste of the High Life with New Elevated Park

Brief New York City's High Line elevated park has been such a success that the basic idea has been copied worldwide. A slice of the Big Apple is now coming to the Big Smoke with a new raised park for London that will include housing, retail, and offices.    ...

Sweden’s Winter Wonderland Returns with Opening of 31st Icehotel

Sweden’s Winter Wonderland Returns with Opening of 31st Icehotel

Brief Each December, the Icehotel is host to frozen bedrooms filled with amazing ice sculptures for a few months, before it all melts away into a puddle. This year's iteration contains a selection of icy artworks ranging from the abstract to the sublime.  ...