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New research from the Urban Land Institute suggests that micro units – typically larger than a one-car garage, smaller than a double – have staying power as a housing type that appeals to urban dwellers in high-cost markets who are willing to trade space for improved affordability and proximity to downtown neighborhoods.
Students in Barcelona have created a composite material using shape memory polymers that can deform and return to their original state when activated by cues like heat, humidity, and light.
Less than a year after opening its ultra-green, hydropowered data center facility in Luleå, Sweden, Facebook is back at it in Mother Svea with yet another novel approach to data center design.
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A new technology promises to push the limits of data center energy efficiency by using liquid instead of air to cool the servers.
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