AJ Bailey

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A 3-D Printer That Uses the Sun to Create Glass Objects Out of Sand

Marcus Kayser's Solar Sinter project turns the desert's resources into bowls<p>When design student Markus Kayser wanted to test his sun-powered, sand-fed 3-D printer, he knew the gray skies outside his London apartment wouldn't do. So he shipped the 200-plus-pound contraption to Cairo, Egypt, flew …

The 10 Most Inspirational TED Talks for Architects

Inspiration is a funny thing: when you need it is nowhere to be seen, and just when you're not expecting it, it can blindside you in the least …

A 137-Mile 'Cycling Utopia' Floating Above London's Rail Lines

Cars, buses, and rogue pedestrians are all conspiring against cyclists in congested cities, forever running them down, scaring them silly or simply …

Technology predictions for 2014: smarter cities, bigger games

From expanded connectivity, drones and patent wars to cheaper tablets, monster games and smart wearables<p>This is the year that cities become even smarter. Local authorities and councils the world over have invested in social capital and connected infrastructure with the aim of better understanding …

TED: How an Obese Town Lost a Million Pounds / Mick Cornett

In 2007, Oklahoma City was ranked the most obese city in America. The heavy news caused the city’s - at the time - overweight mayor, Mick Cornett to …

Oklahoma City

The 10 Smartest Cities In North America

Which cities are doing the most to become the sustainable, connected, innovative city of the future?<p>See the next list in our series of smart city rankings: Asia / Pacific.<p>The survival of our species on planet earth is largely going to be determined by what happens in our cities. By 2050, 70% of the …

Smart Cities

4 Smart Designs For New Cities That Can Withstand Any Storm

Without serious preparation, most cities will be overwhelmed by rising waters. Here are some ideas for how to deal with climate change, from protective wetlands to shipping container reefs.<p>Since most cities are built next to water, the risk of floods threatens more people than any other natural …

Staten Island

Tag: Indoor Gardens

Gardening 101: Prayer Plants<p>by Kier Holmes<p>Everything You Need to Know About Houseplants<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Object of Desire: Stylish Stoneware …

Parrish Collection by Emeco & Konstantin Grcic

When you pair up German designer Konstantin Grcic with notorious chair manufacturer Emeco, you have one hell of a partnership. The Parrish …