Qualcomm may be ideal known as the company that makes the processors inside many smartphones and tablets, but its ambitions go far beyond eeking out a few extra megahertz with each new device. At its Developer and Analyst event last week, I saw the company’s vision of a vastly more mobile world.
THE future of a new pumping station that could protect about 11,000 homes from flooding is hanging in the balance. The planning application for the station in Kingswood was rejected earlier this month. The site of the proposed pumping station in Selset Way, Kingswood.
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.
A partnership with Habitat for Humanity is not only about building a home, but it is also about getting a hand up to build a better life. Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) is currently recruiting families for both immediate home ownership and for future homes to be built in 2013.
The fact that the noise dies though should not make us as a nation make the mistake that the dawns are quiet and all is well for eternity. That genius of a thinker, Karl Marx, in the ‘The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon’ wrote that “History repeats … first as tragedy, then as farce.” Born on April 28th, 1937 in al-Awja, a suburb of Tikrit, he endured a difficult childhood; often abused by his step father.
Bigger homes mean more green fields must go… As Eastleigh consults again on some changes to its draft local plan, research commissioned by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has revealed what people need and anticipate from their homes. The research was carried out for RIBA by Ipsos/MORI between Sep 2011 and Feb 2012 and the report, entitled “The way we live now”, will be used as evidence by the Future Homes Commission, a national inquiry that is currently developing recommendations for how ...
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.
A new study shows people are unhappy with the amount of storage space in their homes, with some unable to find a place for the hoover The RIBA and Ipsos MORI research looked at how people use their homes and what they look for when seeking a new place to live. Feeding into the institute’s Future Homes Commission – a national inquiry into the design and deliver of UK housing stock – the programme identified eight key factors which shape ...
FEARS have been expressed that new homes could have gardens the size of “postage stamps” because of Cheltenham’s need for housing. Councillor Leslie Godwin (People Against Bureaucracy Party, Prestbury) believes developers will be cramming houses on sites as regulations stipulating the density of homes are relaxed.
EPPING FOREST: Planners eye green belt for future homes 12:22pm Wednesday 4th April 2012 in Epping Forest News By Clare Hardy PLAYING fields, allotments and open spaces are among the sites most at risk of development after consultants identified sites for more than 90,000 new homes.