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This Dental Clinic Interior Design Features A Sculpture Made From 2884 Wood Strips

Masquespacio have designed Somriures, a new dental clinic in a small town called L’Alcudia, that’s about 30 km (18 miles) away from Valencia, …

Interior Design

Camp Site House

Arranged on a six-acre plot full of mature trees, the Camp Site House is a rustic retreat on the Uruguayan coast. The compound consists of five …

Architecture

Taslimi Residence / Fleetwood Fernandez Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The design of this 5,600 square foot single family home in Santa Monica was rooted in a keen awareness …

Architecture

Discover Morocco's Breathtaking Hidden Treasures

Beyond Marrakech, the country is abundant with sublime tucked-away spots and and enough visual inspiration for a lifetime. Here's where to explore<p>If a person has visited New York City, have they really seen the United States of America? A trip to Rome certainly doesn’t mean someone knows what the …

Travel

Innovative 'Wooden Bricks' System Cuts Building Time to Just a Few Days

Brikawood is an intuitive and logical construction system of wooden bricks that allows the rapid construction of an entire house without the use of …

Want A Nice House Without Breaking The Bank? Call An Architect

In his original article in the Arquia Foundation Architecture Blog, the author Alberto Campo Baeza talked about how important an architect is in the …

Architecture

Hot Wheels at Detroit Auto Show: Pictures

Dodge

Smart windows channel magnetic fluids to shade and heat rooms

Our future selves might look back and wonder how we ever handled having just plain old glass in our windows. Curtains or blinds might get the flick …

This Extraterrestrial Stone Contains Compounds Not Found Anywhere Else in Our Solar System

Whoa!<p>A small pebble found in Egypt is decidedly Not From Around Here.<p>The Hypatia stone, as it is known, is not only extraterrestrial in origin. It …

Meteorites

Beyond the gossip, Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury reveals a president in crisis

Donald Trump’s staff knew he shouldn’t be president. Now they have to deal with the fact that he is.<p>As the old saying goes, every cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and ends as a racket. Donald Trump’s political career has proceeded in reverse. It began as a racket, became a business, …

Casa en La Loma / RVO Studio

<b>Shapes that suit the simplicity of the tropic</b><p>Planning spaces from natural resources seems to be easy. In this case, tropical climate and terrain …

Hyundai unveils new Nexo fuel cell SUV with an impressive 370-mile range

Hyundai plans to introduce at least 18 new eco-friendly car models by 2025, starting with the Hyundai Nexo fuel cell vehicle that made its debut at …

The E-Fan X jet heralds an electric passenger plane revolution

The E-Fan X is a hybrid-electric jet plane that may herald a new era of electric power in transportation. Designed by a consortium that includes …

Self-sufficient Arval HQ is completely powered by geothermal and solar energy

The new headquarters for car rental company Arval uses geothermal and solar energy to achieve complete self-sufficiency and zero-emission status. …

Oiio Oto transportation pods that climb buildings - the solution to LA traffic?

Oiio’s ingenous Oto pods are like nothing you’ve ever seen before. The bubble-like cabins sit on a swappable wheelbase that can follow roads or climb …

Electric car range may soon triple, thanks to new research

Battery Breakthroughs<p>As increasingly more companies and governments move to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, it is becoming apparent that electric …

The teenager inventor who could change the way the world fights climate change

Greenwich, Connecticut<p>Ethan Novek speaks fast and insists on giving you every detail, even in response to simple questions. It can be overwhelming. But it’s worth sticking with him. Novek started winning science fairs in middle school and was awarded his first patent at 16. Now, at 18, he has his …

Carbon Dioxide

Electric cars already cheaper to own and run than petrol or diesel – study

Electric cars are already cheaper to own and run than petrol or diesel cars in the UK, US and Japan, new research shows.<p>The lower cost is a key factor driving the rapid rise in electric car sales now underway, say the researchers. At the moment the cost is partly because of government support, but …

Electric Vehicles

Newly discovered property of graphene could lead to infinite clean energy

Physicists at the University of Arkansas have discovered a new property of graphene that could be exploited to generate endless clean energy. While …

This Mexico City home is built around a gorgeous vertical garden

The verdant Villa Jardín in Mexico City uses vegetation to unify its indoor and outdoor spaces. Architecture firm ASP Arquitectura Sergio Portillo …

How Zero Mass is using solar panels to pull drinkable water directly from the air

Zero Mass’ ambitious plan to change water<p>At some point while standing on the roof of an old car dealership in Scottsdale, Arizona, I noted that it was hot outside. Almost as if on cue, our cameras began to overheat and shut down.<p>The founder of Zero Mass Water told me that this kind of early …

Solar supercapacitor creates electricity and hydrogen fuel on the cheap

Hydrogen-powered vehicles are slowly hitting the streets, but although it's a clean and plentiful fuel source, a lack of infrastructure for mass …

Clean Energy

Strange Atomic Ripples in Graphene Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

Graphene

Why is Donald Trump launching a withering attack on nonprofits?

The administration’s tax proposals are a blunt attack on civil society that will ultimately damage American life<p>Not so long ago, conservative thinkers and Republican leaders were strong champions of private charity. George HW Bush talked about a “thousand points of light”, while his son created a …

Nonprofits

The Incredible Ways Heineken Uses Big Data, The Internet of Things And Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Every industry can benefit from Big Data, IoT and AI, and that includes brewers. Dutch brewer Heineken has been a worldwide brewing leader for the last 150 years, but today, as the No. 1 brewer in Europe and No. 2 in the world they are ramping up their results thanks to the use of big data and AI. …

Artificial Intelligence

Hyperloop-inspired company promises 200 mph travel — without the vacuum tubes

Arrivo, a high-speed transportation company founded by former SpaceX and Hyperloop One engineer Brogan BamBrogan, has announced a partnership with …

High-speed Rail

Steven Holl unveils office clad in colorful photovoltaic glass for Doctors Without Borders

Steven Holl Architects just beat out a slew of other firms with plans for the new Doctors Without Borders headquarters in Geneva. The …

Design

Transparent Solar Cells Like This Could Deliver 40% of America's Power

Here's how they work.<p>Solar energy is off the charts. Not only is uptake skyrocketing, but solar is now the cheapest form of new energy in dozens of …

Clean Energy

Futuristic solar home hidden inside 18th-century stone ruins

The stone ruins of an 18th-century Scottish farmhouse have been brought back to life as the envelope for a surprisingly modern solar-powered home. …

Joshua Tree Residence Made of Containers

The Joshua Tree Residence has been visualized by Whitaker Studio and it is situated atop the Californian mountainside. The particularity of this …