If our future homes are urban, compact and temporary, than the furniture of the future will look something like BrickBox. These modular units function both as shelves and moving and/or storage boxes. They can be stacked like bricks — or LEGOS — and fit into any sized apartment, even in tough spots like under the stairs.
19 juni – 1 juli 2012 I UngBo 12:s arkitekttävling för studenter har studerande från nio lärosäten runtom i Sverige tävlat på fyra specifikt utvalda tomter i Malmö, med väsentligt skilda förutsättningar. Tävlande har inte bara tagit hänsyn till Malmös klimatmål om 100 % förnybar energi, utan även fokuserat på konkreta lösningar som kan stimulera debatten om bostadsbyggandet och unga vuxnas bostadssituation, för respektive tomt.
DOHA // Qatar is in a quandary. Its march towards wealth and modernity has left it missing the simplicity of its pearl-diving past. That sense of loss is the driving force behind an architectural revival in the capital city that aims to recapture some of its construction heritage and is rapidly drawing in the large guns of global building design.
JAMES WEIR The boomer off-shore Taranaki Maari and Manaia fields could hold another 20 million to 90 million barrels of oil, according to one of the joint venture partners. New wells costing hundreds of millions of dollars could potentially double the field life, to as late as 2040, according to one of the partners, Cue Energy, with several new wells possible next year.
Hi-tech housing of the future is revealed 10:30am Thursday 17th May 2012 in News By Sam McGregor An artist’s impression of the eco town A2 Dominion will build 393 homes packed with eco technology to kickstart a 5,000-home eco settlement at North West Bicester.
Home » ACC » UNC’s Future Building Blocks: James McAdoo and Marcus Paige After the UNC Tar Heels injury induced departure from the NCAA Tournament this year, it looked as though the team’s recent stretch of dominate play would come to an abrupt end. To the surprise of many fans, the news broke that Heels were losing their superstar front court tandem of reining ACC Player of the Year Tyler Zeller and former ACC Defensive Player of the Year John ...
Long long ago, people began to dream of a high-tech house that could provide mankind with a very convenient lifestyle. No matter what peaked the imagination, the goal for gadgets would be for a house to be so “smart” it could serve you on its own just as a real butler would. And now, these futuristic appliances are a reality and ready to be brought home.
The FINANCIAL — The 2012 Irish OSCE Chairmanship will host a high level conference in Dublin on 27 April, entitled ‘Shared Future: Building and Sustaining Peace, the Northern Ireland case study.’ According to OSCE, the conference will present the experience of achieving a peaceful political settlement in Northern Ireland as a case study of possible relevance to conflict resolution efforts in the OSCE area and elsewhere.
Briefing on the ‘Alternative Energy Future: Building a Practical Energy Policy’, with discussion on the ‘uneven track record’ of U.S. energy policy since the 1973 oil embargo, and how the nation can make progress toward the goal of affordable, reliable and clean energy. Speakers at NPC news conference incl former Under Secretary of Energy for Science Steve Koonin, Resources for the Future Senior Fellow Emeritus Robert Fri, Columbia University Professor of Law Michael Graetz, MIT Professor of Environmental Economics Michael ...