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3D Printer Makes 10 Buildings a Day

A building company in China has pioneered the use of 3D printers to construct multiple buildings using recycled materials.<p>China’s Yingchuang New …

Engineering

Will Giant Lego Bricks Revolutionise Construction?

The development of a Lego-style brick for the construction industry could change the way that real world infrastructure and facilities are …

Lego

Straightforward Science Behind Global Warming

I am astounded at the responses that I receive from politicians regarding the current repeal of parts of the clean energy package of legislation. …

Climate Change

Ten Useful Apps for Builders

With the construction industry becoming increasingly digitised, here are 10 apps designed largely with builders in mind.<p><b>BIMx (Free, iOS, …

Apps

Are Glass Skyscrapers an Environmental Mistake?

An architect behind London’s 30 St Mary Axe skyscraper - also known as the Gherkin - has suggested that it’s time to rethink glass buildings.<p>Writer …

Skyscrapers

Building Materials Can Clean Polluted Air

Oxides of nitrogen are harmful components of air pollution, contributing to the formation of ground-level ozone and fine particulate pollution that …

Pollution

Why Russia No Longer Fears the West

The West is blinking in disbelief – Vladimir Putin just invaded Ukraine. German diplomats, French Eurocrats and American pundits are all stunned. Why has Russia chosen to gamble its trillion-dollar ties with the West?<p>Western leaders are stunned because they haven’t realized Russia’s owners no …

Is Hillary Clinton Stunting the Democratic Party's Development?

If the party looks back to the 1990s with its presidential nominee, it could be bad news for the rising generation of leaders.<p>Hillary Clinton has dominated the Democratic presidential discussion like few other candidates before her. Two years out from the Iowa caucuses, she already has a top-tier …