Innovation

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Designer and innovator Daan Roosegaarde was appointed by the Government in Holland to re-envisage the famous Afsluitsdijk Dutch causeway, a flood protector and road. Read More…

Walls that breathe with the weather

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SOFTlab is a design studio based in New York City, created by Michael Szivos. Read More…

Geothermal powerstation that achieves negative emissions

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Climeworks and Reykjavik Energy have started running the first power plant confirmed to produce "negative emissions" -- that is, it's removing more CO2 than it puts out. Read More…

Escape underground to beat congestion?

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You have to think differently about the problems we face in a world today wth an ever expanding population and challenges to grow our infrastructure to cope. Read More…

Human levitation is coming

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Human Levitation? Read More…

LIDAR technology leads to archaeological discovery

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LIDAR technology was used in the archaeological discovery of Maya ruins hidden in the jungles of Guatemala. Read More…

Matrix learning about the way we live

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Our world is data driven. We transfer information and communicate through binary, 1's & 0's. Our media, email and navigation relies on the web of data servers and information nodes. Read More…

Reinventing the life-jacket by PLOOTA

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PLOOTA are a group of innovators reinventing the life-jacket. Designed for all water based activity, the device fastens around the neck and attaches two tiny, inflatable floatation tanks that are activated by depressing the tank's end. Read More…

Tesla power in your home

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Tesla (website) are leaders in electric vehicle innovation. Their advancements in compact battery technology have revolutionized the industry and made electric cars viable, albeit at a premium. Read More…

Underground living on Mars?

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Researchers are now thinking differently on the potential for colonizing Mars.
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Super yachts designed with hybrid propulsion

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Originally featured by Designboom.com this superyacht is using new technologies to improve efficiency and operation. Read More…

Metal raining from the sky

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Alumilux Pavilion for the BB Construmat Construction fair Read More…

Nanomesh skin

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Scientists, led by Takao Someya from the University of Tokyo have created a thin electronic film that integrates with your skin for health monitoring and a clinic machine interface. Read More…

Machine + Construction waste = Mushroom bricks

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RedHouse Studio are a design firm in Cleveland, Ohio with a big sustainable agenda... Read More…

Energy positive design - the new future for sustainable design

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Powerhouse is a collaboration between a contractors, property developers, design and environmental consultants to create commercially viable buildings that are "energy positive," proactively addressing the impact of new development on the environment. Read More…

How lasers navigate self driving vehicles

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The "near" future of automotive travel is self-driving vehicles and there is some debate about on the tools used to enable this automation whether via cameras or a technology called "LIDAR." Read More…

Did you hear that? How you will listen to your body in the future

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Advances in 3D vision technology and Virtual Reality are widely publicized and Google glasses have made this wearable technology accessible. Advances in devices that leverage our auditory senses and hearing are next on the horizon. Read More…

Future cities will adapt to our needs with data

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Adaptive Architecture of "Sensory digital infrastructure" as UNSense describes it, will use data to adapt and adjust our living environment to our changing needs. A "technology that adapts to its users."
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Wearable robotics to transform snow sports

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Road Robotics are innovating with a wearable "power assisted" skeleton that supplements the human's body's muscle actions. Read More…

Learning from your family to reduce heart disease

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Unfortunately a heart conditions such as coronary heart disease, heart attacks, cardiac arrest or heart failure can be inherited. Color are a US based company that use DNA testing to assess this risk and so enable proactive medical care.
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The swimming robot

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MIT researchers have innovated, taking robotics to a new level with a robot that can flex and move with a fish like fluidity. Read More…

Electric change on every level

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With the advent of new battery innovation and the design evolution of the electric vehicle, our supporting infrastructure also needs to make change. COBE is an Architect's firm that is reinventing the archetypal gas station. Read More…

The future of international trade

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Virgin Hyperloop and DP World are partnering to utilize the Hyperloop technology to deliver cargo in ultra fast time. This makes even more sense than transporting passengers in our view and could revolutionize trade and transportation around the world. Read More…

Smart cycle safety from your wrist

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This is a smart bike helmet that features the safety elements of lighting, brake lights and turn signals to highlight a cyclist intentions to drivers at night.

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Sustainable flood protection

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NOAQ, a Swedish Company have innovated with a sustainable solution to combat an increasingly common natural disaster.

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Uber flying innovation over Paris

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Elon Musk and Richard Branson are taking us underground in their hyperloops but Uber is taking autonomous vehicles to the skies with their concept for flying taxis.

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20-20 vision in a bottle

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A research team from Bar-Ilan University's Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (BINA) have innovated "Nano-Drops," which in the future, could correct impaired vision and replace spectacles and contact lenses. Read More…

Wind power on Mars

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Researchers from the Centre of Space Physics (Boston University) are close to harnessing wind power on Mars. Read More…

Water train

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This passenger train emits water... Read More…

The Terminator Hotel

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As if taken from the movie Terminator, this is the world's first "free-form exoskeleton" tower.
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An insect orchestra

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Marguerite Tricaud is an Artist and Engineer with a fascination for musical improvisation - Sound Insects

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The Trailer Home reinvented

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Invisible Studi have developed an affordable "house" using locally sourced timber and construction waste. The structure is relocatable using a trailer. Read More…

Micro robots are the new mechanics

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The future aeronautical mechanics will be micro robots that will assess and maintain our aeroplane engines.

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Holedeck sustainable concrete structural slab

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As an Architect I am always striving to bring new efficiencies to our architecture to provide sustainable solutions that are viable for our clients. This evolution in concrete slab design takes some existing thinking and refines it further with a product with multiple applications. Read More…