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What is a Wormhole?

A wormhole is a theoretical passage through space-time that could create shortcuts for long journeys across the universe. Wormholes are predicted by …

Quantum Mechanics

Shatotto Creates Another Astonishing Edifice of Concrete and Water

As in their Concrete House of Green Water, here SHATOTTO Architects are working just with concrete and water to create another stunner – this one in …

This Is What We Should Do with Old Oil Tankers

A Dutch design team wants to transform them into floating villages.<p>As oil is becomes more scarce, the oil tankers that ferry black gold across the world may cease to exist in the future. Dutch architect Chris Collaris along with art directors Ruben Esser, Sander Bakker, and Patrick van der Gronde, …

Kevin Plank's whiskey distillery wins final design approval despite concerns - Baltimore Business Journal

The Sagamore Spirit whiskey distillery planned for 301 E. Cromwell St. in Port Covington appeared for a third time before the city's Urban Design and …

How Architect David Adjaye Explores Design At A Human Scale

The U.K.-based, Tanzania-born architect’s new designs for Knoll are about “atmosphere as an emotional space for human beings.”<p>Though architect David Adjaye earned his stripes designing masterful structures, he has turned his eye to a more intimate scale in recent years, creating furniture and now …

MAD Architects Unveil Their First US Residential Project

MAD Architects has unveiled what will be their first US residential project, 8600 Wilshire. Planned to be built in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, the …

Why are these 11 buildings illegal in most of Portland?

2314 and 2316 SE Salmon: built in 1927, illegal to build today. A ride this week took a closer look at “The Missing Middle.”<br>(Photos: …

Scandinavia’s largest library is powered by the sun

Scandinavia’s largest public library opens its doors on June 20. Powered by solar energy, Dokk1 is a modern structure designed by schmidt hammer …

Three ways we will build the cities of the future from waste

From collecting aluminium once used in skyscrapers to building houses with self-healing cement and turning bottles into bricks<p>As the global population grows, it is also becoming more city-based with 70% expected to live in urban areas by 2050. It is a trend that has not escaped sci-fi in Hollywood, …

Studio Gil adds stairwell extension to a Modernist home in Primrose Hill

This brick maisonette in London's Primrose Hill has been modernised with a plywood-clad circulation tower and an elevated terrace overlooking …

A Designer Ponders What Atheist Architecture Would Look Like

June 19, 2015 by Hemant Mehta<p>As someone whose knowledge of architecture boils down to “That building looks tall,” it’s fascinating to see the work of</b> …

Gogoro's electric Smartscooter hits the market this month for $4,140

Gogoro’s battery-swapping Smartscooter is set to launch in Taipei – and the company just announced that it’s taking pre-orders this month. The …

A simple design innovation let a Chinese entrepreneur build a 57-story skyscraper in 19 days

Broad Sustainable Building, a Chinese architecture company, recently constructed a 57-story, 800 apartment building in 19 working days.<p>It's called Mini Sky City. The man behind it is Zhang Yue, a Chinese entrepreneur with an Elon Musk-ian streak for launching revolutions.<p>As the BBC reports, Zhang …

Skyscrapers

Roller Coaster Science: Thrills, Chills, and Physics

The first roller coaster at Coney Island, which opened in June 1884, would barely rate in the kiddie section of a modern-day amusement park. The …

Does time dilation destroy quantum superposition?

Why do we not see everyday objects in quantum superpositions? The answer to that long-standing question may partly lie with gravity. So says a group …

Only The Laws Of Physics Stop Mass Killers

4:50 PM 06/19/2015<p>By Heather Marchese, 1 Million Moms Against Gun Control<p>“When someone accumulates countless violations of law in mere minutes to …

A crazy new theory solves 40-year-old mystery about what happens inside of a black hole

What happens once you cross this threshold is a long-standing mystery that the world's leading scientists have been pondering for decades with little headway.<p>Now, a recent paper presented at a conference in Paris this week has proposed a solution by looking at black holes in a completely different …

Physics

New experiment could make Fermilab leader in physics research — again

The unprecedented launch of a billion-dollar international physics experiment could be exactly what Batavia-based Fermilab needs to ensure the vitality of its future.<p>The facility lost its formidable status in 2011 to a behemoth 17-mile underground proton accelerator at the Swiss-French border …

Method launches impressive new line of affordable prefab homes

1/7<p>Method-Homes-Elemental-Series<p>Prefab manufacturer Method Homes teamed up with Elemental Design to create a new series of cost-effective modular …