Architecture and Construction

Virtual world used to tackle climate change, establishing wind farms we can no longer see

Currently in the UK around two-thirds of planning applications for wind farms are rejected. Concerns over the impact wind farms will have on local residents…

MIT duo see people-powered "Crowd Farm" Plan would harvest energy of human movement

The so-called “Crowd Farm,” as envisioned by James Graham and Thaddeus Jusczyk, would turn the mechanical energy of people walking or jumping into a source of…

NJIT professor says certain home shapes and roofs hold up best in hurricane

Civil engineer Rima Taher, PhD, special lecturer in the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT, spent two years examining the findings of research centers…

Perspectives on Architecture: Global Responses

The lecture was given by Christopher Nash, Managing Director of Grimshaw, who spoke on the theme of ‘Perspectives on Architecture: Global Responses’.Christopher Nash is currently Director in charge of Stansted Airport Generation 2 Masterplan, Bournemouth Winter Gardens, and perhaps most interestingly the Cutty Sark conservation project. He has also been involved in the design and construction of many of the buildings on the University of Surrey campus. In addition to his active involvement in projects, he is also responsible for the strategic planning of Grimshaw business worldwide….

The yearning to feel your gut drop­-the roller coaster as a machine, an economic system, and an experience

The yearning to feel your gut drop­-the roller coaster as a machine, an economic system, and an experienceIn 2007 there are more than 2,000 roller coasters in…

Handheld device 'sees' damage in concrete bridges, piers

Engineers at MIT have developed a new technique for detecting damage in concrete bridges and piers that could increase the safety of aging infrastructure by…

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