An increase in extreme weather conditions is requiring architects to increasingly take flooding...
- After the flood: the pioneering architects embracing flood-conscious design
- Volumetric construction could solve housing crisis
- PwC VR experience showcases disruptive technologies to businesses
- 3D printing used to produce metallic glass alloys
- Scientists develop cheap and 3D-printable smart glass prototype
RoomNetTV Launches Free To-Guest Global Content
Following the recent launch of its industry-first Hotel IPTV Media player for Apple TV, the specialist provider of Apple technology products to the hospitality industry has introduced new capabilities that provide hotel guests with free-to-use global video content.
After the flood: the pioneering architects embracing flood-conscious design
An increase in extreme weather conditions is requiring architects to increasingly take flooding into account in their designs. Elliot Gardner takes a look at some of the projects pioneering in this area, and hears from some of the architects involved in such projects about the best practices for flood-conscious design.
Volumetric construction could solve housing crisis
A shift to volumetric construction, an offsite factory-based prefabrication building method, is the solution to solving the UK’s housing crisis, according to a study by architectural practice Ackroyd Lowrie.
Chaoyang Park Plaza
Chaoyang Park Plaza is a mixed-use development constructed in the central business district of Beijing, China. The 120m-high plaza comprises 120,000m² of commercial, office and residential space.
PwC VR experience showcases disruptive technologies to businesses
Professional services firm PwC has unveiled its virtual reality (VR) experience, which it claims gives companies a better understanding of technologies that could have a disruptive effect on their sector.
RoomNetTV Introduces the Definitive Apple IPTV Solution for Hotels
Hotel guests can now watch live IPTV services using a hotel’s existing infrastructure directly onto AppleTV 4 and Apple TV 4k, thanks to RoomNetTV and the latest development of its Apple TV platform.
Scientists develop cheap and 3D-printable smart glass prototype
Engineers from the University of Delaware have developed a smart glass prototype that costs a fraction of the price of existing smart glass structures and can be 3D-printed.
Futurist predicts holistic and affordable renewable future
Futurist Glen Hiemstra has predicted that the growth of smart machines and the decline in cost of producing solar energy will contribute to a ‘low-carbon, smart future’ in a report published in collaboration with energy supplier First Utility.
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