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Union for federal scientists breaks neutrality, will campaign against Harper

OTTAWA -- The union representing scientists and other professionals in the federal public service is abandoning its tradition of neutrality in …

INDEX: Design to Improve Life - 2013 Finalists

It's a common refrain: ambitious designers develop brilliant, potentially world-changing solutions to the large-scale problems... which never leave …

The world's best student housing: the top 10 architecture projects

This year's winner of the Carbuncle Cup for the country's worst building plumbed new depths of awfulness in standards of student housing – providing cramped cells that look directly on to a brick wall. Adding insult to injury, the planners refused permission for this abysmal scheme, only to have …

Hank Bought A Bus Project Transformed A School Bus Into A Tiny Living Space

<b>Hank bought a bus</b>, that’s the title of this project but really, Hank did buy a bus and convert it into a mobile tiny living space. As an architecture …

INDEX: Design to Improve Life - 2013 Award Winners

<i>This is the second of two posts on the INDEX: Design to Improve Life 2013 Awards program. See the previous post on the 59 Finalists here.</i><p>This past …

Cool Hunting Takes Off on Delta Air Lines - Cool Hunting

A funny thing happened while visiting Delta's Photon Shower at this year's TED conference. As we were waiting to experience the jetlag-fighting light therapy concept we crossed the path of Bob Kupbens, Vice President of Marketing and Digital Commerce for Delta Air Lines, and a longtime Cool Hunting …

Amazing Landscapes Distorted with Geometric Fragments

In this series, entitled <i>Landscape Monolith</i>, Reynald Drouhin alters crystal clear landscapes by turning sections of the land upside-down. Each odd shape, placed directly in the center of the horizon, offers a small window into a distinct, new place that perfectly blends with the surrounding …

Atom-Lapse: A Timelapse of André Waterkeyn’s Iconic Atomium Building | Colossal

<p>Designed by engineer André Waterkeyn for the 1958 World’s Fair in Brussels, Belgium, Atomium is a 102m (335 ft) tall model of a unit cell of an iron …