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on January 22,2015

Across the cultural grid, from food to retail to transportation, America's urban areas are already undergoing a major metamorphosis. Here are the six major trends shaping our cities, from Fast Company.

Using 3D printing, Arup engineers were able to design and fabricate this lightwe
on June 18,2014

The firm's research shows that 3D printing has the potential to reduce costs, cut waste, and slash the carbon footprint of the construction sector.

on June 12,2014

Constructing a concrete dome is a costly process, but this may change soon. A team from the Vienna University of Technology has developed a method that allows concrete domes to form with the use of air and steel cables instead of expensive, timber supporting structures.

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on November 27,2013 in Feature

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on August 11,2010 in Column

At that time, Sir, we recommended that your energy/environment team: 1) focus on conserving energy in existing buildings and homes; 2) concentrate...