For years, people have been speaking about so-called ‘Smart Homes’ that will transform live as we know it and forever modify the way we go about our daily lives. Both fiction and speculative science have been replete with visions of the dwellings of the future, from the fantastical to the more mundane.
Commenting on today’s announcement from No.10 on housebuilding, Paul Gamble, Chief Executive of Habinteg said: “We know from the amount of demand we have for Habinteg’s wheel chair accessible properties just how hard it is for many disabled people to find suitable inexpensive accommodation.
SAN JOSE, Calif. – The youngest juror, a 24-year-old whose favorite court attire was T-shirts bearing names of rock bands, chose a Beatles sweatshirt for Friday’s dramatic unveiling of the $1.05 billion verdict in favor of computer titan Apple Inc. One of the oldest was a retired electrical engineer who, as foreman, signed the unanimous verdict that Samsung Electronics Co.
Manila Bulletin – MANILA, Philippines – Malaysia, an economy that is expanding from its agricultural and manufacturing roots, is exploring opportunities in the services sector and is intent on pursuing opportunities in emerging segments such as biotechnology, technology and design. To sustain growth, Malaysia is diversifying its economy by promoting services to neighboring countries such as Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia.
(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The SLS will launch NASA’s Orion spacecraft and other payloads, and provide an entirely new ability for human exploration beyond low Earth orbit. These NASA reviews set technical, performance, cost and schedule requirements to provide on-time development of the heavy-lift rocket.
Oakland, CA (PRWEB) April 06, 2012 LearnVirtual announces new on-line training program on Bioclimatic Design: A Primer for Green Building. This six-part series starting May 9, at 12 pm Pacific, demonstrates ways to minimize future building energy consumption at the earliest phases of design without having to depend on pricey high efficiency HVAC renewable energy systems to minimize the loads.
Published: 4:30PM Monday March 12, 2012 Source: ONE News A central Christchurch street after the February quake – Source: ONE News Related Scientists have been discussing future building technologies in a change of focus for the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission today.
A British company has unveiled a graphic of a floating island that could be the future of life at the sea – Agencies A British company has unveiled a graphic of a floating island that could be the future of life at the sea.
Suntec Singapore is to host the Build Eco XPO, which brings together industry practitioners, professionals and key buyers across the regions to learn, network and do business with Southeast Asia’s developing economies. There is wide-reaching agreement that future building design, architecture and the use of building products must become more ecologically sound, more innovative and more sustainable; BEX Asia 2011 offers attendees and exhibitors the chance to find new ways of achieving these green goals.