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An App To Share Civic Complaints Gains Popularity Where The Government Hasn’t Been Listening

In a country known for corruption issues, urban residents in Brazil are flocking to an app that lets them share what they care about directly with city officials.<p>Brazil is a country plagued by problems of rampant corruption, political and otherwise, but that doesn’t mean politicians completely …

Balolo XBox One and PS 4 Wood Gaming Console Covers

It’s not uncommon to find portable devices covered in wood veneer for protection and as a fashion accessory. But German tech accessorizer Balolo has …

NASA is testing rocket parts made from laser 3D printing

By now you’ve probably heard the hullabaloo around 3D printed guns, but NASA is cranking up the heat even more with its laser 3D printed rocket parts, as noted by Ars Technica.<p>NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center recently completed a successful test of a rocket injector part. Printed using a …

Melkbos House by SAOTA

Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects (SAOTA) have designed the Melkbos house located in Cape Town, South Africa.<p>Description<p>This family home, …

Lambent Chair by Glen Lewis-Steele

New Zealand designer Glen Lewis-Steele has created the Lambent Chair.<p>Description<p>lam·bent<br>/’lambent/<br>Adjective<br>(of light or fire) Glowing, gleaming, or …

Sustainable Boat-Shaped Tahoe City Transit Centre Displaying Rustic Elements

WRNS Studio designed the brand new boat-shaped <b>Tahoe City Transit Centre</b>, to encourage a greater reliance on public transportation. The Lake Tahoe is …

Qatar National Convention Centre by Arata Isozaki

Gigantic tree-like columns support the overhanging roof of the Qatar National Convention Centre by Japanese architect Arata Isozaki, captured in …

How to Construct Large Structures Out of Small Ones

MIT researchers have developed a lightweight, interlocking composite component which can be snapped together to create airplanes, spacecraft and even …

Engineering

Mamelodi POD / Architecture for a Change

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project entailed the design and construction of a small housing unit in the informal settlement …

Parrish Art Museum / Herzog & de Meuron by Paul Clemence

The Herzog & de Meuron designed Parrish Art Museum in Long Island, NY is captured here by brazilian photographer <b>Paul Clemence</b> from …

Architecture