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[Translate] 2018 R+D AWARDS Honorable Mention: Hydroformed Shading, a Metal Feature Shaped by Water For Harvard University’s...

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[Translate] Mind & Matter Blaine Brownell explores uses of the plant-based alternative in concrete, textiles, varnish, and other...

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[Translate] Technology Plus, a national BIM guide compiled for building owners, 3D graphene for space architecture, and more...

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[Translate] These products and technologies draw inspiration from the natural world. By Blaine Brownell   IAI The beginning of a new...

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[Translate] Business Wire In Brief SolarWindow has announced that they are working on transparent veneers that can be places on...

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[Translate] Industrial Rev 2.0 Cockrell School of Engineering A team of engineers found a way to operate smart windows in a low temp,...

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[Translate]                                      Photo via mnmMOD by Charlie Radka  INHABITAT Imagine a building material that...

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THE $7,000 TINY HOUSE

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[Translate] David Friedlander   LIFE EDITED Architecture In a resounding sign that tiny living has hit the mainstream, 84 Lumber, one...

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[Translate] CoeLux  VIA FUTURISM In Brief Using nanoparticles, CoeLux accurately simulates sunlight anytime and anywhere, creating an...

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[Translate] This beautiful eco-friendly home only costs $133 per square foot to build. By Amanda Froelich / True Activist   VIA...

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[Translate] THE GUARDIAN As the global population grows, it is also becoming more city-based with 70% expected to live in urban areas...

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[Translate] Delft University of Technology CRACKS OUT By Ana Sofia Knauf   GRIST Some potentially good news for green architecture:...

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[Translate] ccontill By Ask Umbra  GRIST Q. I live in an affluent subdivision of 1980s executive-style homes. Over the past few...

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[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok)  TREEHUGGER Design / Sustainable Product Design © Emerging Objects Though it promises to...

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[Translate] SHROOMS WIZ By Sara Bernard GRIST “On a scale of ‘Button Mushroom’ to ‘Mature Mushroom,’” says Peter McCoy without irony,...

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[Translate] MGA By Liz Core  GRIST If you live in a city, it’s high time to start making room, people. World population is over 7...

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[Translate] By Heather Rogers  GRIST Cross-posted from ProPublica Scott Ableman In early 2011, after years of study, the Occupational...

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[Translate] Point of View The METROPOLIS Blog Tamy Cozier Recycling bins at Corian’s Yerkes plant in Buffalo, NY All photos...

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[Translate] At the dawn of civilization, settlers on the Nile River made use of an everyday material to do something amazing John...

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[Translate] Point of View The METROPOLIS Blog David Turturo What’s left of Bertrand Goldberg’s Prentice Women’s...

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When Arthur C. Clarke said…

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