Michael Neal

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Norman Foster: ‘I have no power as an architect, none whatsoever’

Ahead of a major urban design conference, the architect says we must plan for a more sustainable lifestyle – and discusses his disappointment at the likely rejection of his Thames Hub airport<p>“Do you believe in infrastructure?” asks Norman Foster, with challenge in his voice. He does. …

Resources for Complete Beginner Entrepreneurs

Do you want to start a company? Here are a list of resources to help you get started.<p>Fresh off the starting blocks, many entrepreneurs find themselves bewildered by the complexity of starting a new business.<p>Unless you're being handheld, mentored, or otherwise coddled on your entrepreneurial …

Can we design the ideal city or must it evolve organically? – Jared Keller

In 1970, Paolo Soleri set out to build a utopia in the barren desert of Arizona. The Italian architect’s sojourn in the wilderness was an unusual …

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Swooping Hoover Dam Re-Design Creates Spectacular Views for Visitors

The Hoover Dam is one of the world's most impressive man-made structures. A staggeringly large concrete barrier measuring 222 meters high and 379 …

This House Hidden In A Cliff Has Amazingly Terrifying Views Of The Sea

Two Greek architects have created a striking house design called ‘Casa Brutale’ that perfectly complements the powerful concrete style known as …

Articles about architect lost his sight and kept working thanks breakthrough technologies blind on Dwell.com - Dwell

As one of the few blind practicing architects in the world, Chris Downey occupies a unique place in design.<p>Most deserts are dry and dusty expanses of blue skies, bleached soil, and rulerflat horizons.<p>The original facade of a 1920s house in Estoril, Portugal, is preserved, despite a full interior …

Architecture

Growth Sector: Will Mycelium Become the Next Concrete?

24 June 2015 by<p>THESE WALLS CAN TALK<p>The organic brick created by The Living, an architectural firm based in New York City, doesn’t feel anything like …

Architects are Using 3D Printed Furnishings to Bring a Fun Factor to Clients

When a client tries to imagine how their home or structure will look, they face a relatively daunting task in that experiencing a full-scale version …

Vermilion Sands living roof takes hydro-seeding to the next level

The LED-lit Vermilion Sands temporary installation is a living canopy made from 260 pyramid-shaped modules covered in vegetation. Designed by Matthew …

Free-Floating Planets May be More Common Than Stars

PASADENA, Calif. -- Astronomers, including a NASA-funded team member, have discovered a new class of Jupiter-sized planets floating alone in the dark …

Inside Obama’s Stealth Startup

President Obama has quietly recruited top tech talent from the likes of Google and Facebook. Their mission: to reboot how government works.<p>For Eric Maland, the whole thing goes back to that San Francisco wedding. Mikey wasn’t there—well, wait, actually, Mikey was there. But Eric didn’t meet him at …