Algorithms are increasingly being used to aid design across a host of industries,...
Innovating with Renewable Materials
DuraSense biocomposites, Lineo lignin and the e-TALES online retail packaging portfolio are recently launched examples of innovative, competitive solutions based on renewable materials, all introduced by Stora Enso.
Mosa Introduces Murals Fuse
Mosa presents Murals Fuse, a ceramic series that offers a fresh approach in designing with tiles. Part of the award-winning Murals line, Fuse is lively and interactive, transforming architectural surfaces into vibrant works of art and bringing the user to the centre of the spatial experience.
Algorithmic design: an insight into T2.a Architects’ process
Algorithms are increasingly being used to aid design across a host of industries, and now Budapest-based T2.a Architects has incorporated the technology into a new residential building. The project’s chief architect, Bence Turanyi talks to Patrick Kingsland about how it is shaping the company’s wider design process.
Northern Powergrid promotes new sustainable wood manufacturing method
UK-based distribution network operator Northern Powergrid is promoting a new sustainable wood pole manufacturing technique that reduces the use of necessary materials by up to 85%.
Seismic shift: tech to make buildings more earthquake-resistant
Geoscientists recently predicted 2018 would see a noticeable increase in earthquakes across the world as a result of changes in the earth’s rotational patterns. This might be debatable, but what is not is the need for greater innovation in the design of quake-resistant buildings, as Ross Davies reports.
Wilshire Grand Centre, Los Angeles
The Wilshire Grand Centre is a large-scale, urban mixed-use project developed at the site of the former Wilshire Grand Hotel, in downtown Los Angeles, US. At 1,100ft, the Wilshire Grand Centre redefined the city’s skyline when it opened in June 2017.
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