Modular

Flexible apartments offer efficient living for 7 students

Space Scholarship offers 7 students a chance to live in a shared Bangkok condominium<p>Thai property developer AP Public Company has created shared living spaces in Bangkok for college students who have limited funds for housing. Designed in collaboration with Italian studio Fabrica, the project, …

Condominiums

How General Motors Will Beat Tesla on Electric Vehicles: Profits

CEO Mary Barra said GM's upcoming electric vehicles are being designed with an emphasis on profitability, something that has eluded Tesla so</b> …

Tesla

3D-printed pod homes for the homeless could cling to NYC buildings

Creative agency Framlab has proposed a type of parasitic architecture for housing New York City’s growing homeless population. Called Homed, the …

Housing

BMW proposes elevated e-bike cycleways to ease congestion & speed commutes

<b>Instead of banning cars from city centers, this automaker recommends elevated roads for electric bikes & scooters to ease congestion and emissions.</b><p>In …

Transportation

Volvo XC40 Enters Production in Belgium

Automaker starts using Compact Modular Architecture<p>Volvo began production of the XC40 today in Ghent, Belgium. But don’t get too excited, because the small crossover won’t arrive in U.S. dealerships until well into next year.<p>The XC40 is the first vehicle to sit on Volvo’s new Compact Modular …

Autos

These LEGO sets are 20% off and make great stocking stuffers from $4 Prime shipped

Amazon is offering the LEGO Creator Mighty Dinosaurs 31058 for <b>$11.99 shipped</b>. You’ll score free shipping on orders over $25 or with a Prime membership. That’s good for 20% off the going rate and scores you $3 in savings. Today’s deal is a new Amazon all-time low as well. This set includes over …

Lego

3D printed modular units for the homeless would use under-utilized vertical walls

The issue of homelessness is growing in big cities like New York, where affordable housing and land to build it on is increasingly scarce, while the …

Sustainability

Pariah Moonshine Part II: For Whom the Moon Shines

<b>by Joshua Holden</b><p><i>This post originally appeared on The Aperiodical. We republish it here with permission.</i><p>I ended Part I with the observation that the …

Mathematics

Stadler launches Wink multiple-unit offering a range of traction options

STADLER: A recent order from Arriva marked the launch of Stadler’s latest multiple-unit family, which it has named Wink, meaning Wandelbarer …

Netherlands

Vancouver proposes 3.9% property tax hike for 2nd year in a row

A public hearing will be held Dec.1, with council set to vote on the budget Dec. 12<p>The City of Vancouver is proposing a 3.9 per cent property tax …

Real Estate

OnePlus 5T breaks launch day sales records, lacks Project Treble support

There’s a lot to love about the newly unveiled OnePlus 5T, and despite all the controversies surrounding the company these days, it seems customers …

OnePlus

fabrica conceives flexible and functional co-living space for seven students in bangkok

<b>fabrica — the communication research centre based in treviso, italy — has conceived a co-living space in bangkok that seeks to create a place for</b> …

Italy

​The $1 Storage Solution You Can't Afford to Live Without

I've picked up the odd Dollar Tree clear plastic bin here and there for, well, I can't remember what for now that I use them for <i>everything.</i> …

Hacking

Exclusive: Victrix Armaments Precision Rifles

By Michael O. HumphriesThe Victrix Armament Tormentum is a beefy and powerful precision rifle available in .375 and .408 Cheytac.During a recent …

BRIEF-SNC-LAVALIN TO SUPPLY GAS PROCESSING EQUIPMENT FOR PRODUCERS MIDSTREAM LP

Nov 22 (Reuters) - SNC-Lavalin Group Inc SNC.TO :<p>* SNC-LAVALIN AWARDED MIDSTREAM OIL AND GAS PROJECT IN THE DELAWARE BASIN OF THE UNITED STATES<p>* …

Oil

How recycled roofs are transforming homes in slums

<b>"You go into slums and villages and it is a problem-rich environment."</b><p>Hasit Ganatra saw people in the slums of Ahmedabad in Gujarat, India, and realised that their lives were blighted by the quality of their homes.<p>Around 65 million people across India live in slums, according to data from the 2011 …

Housing

The new PlayStation VR headset doesn’t have to exist | Ars Technica

Modular design should allow for minor upgrades at a lower price.<p>You'd be forgiven if you didn't realize that Sony released the second version of its …

Virtual Reality

OnePlus confirms it won't have Project Treble on any current devices, including the OnePlus 5T

Android updates have never been very fast or consistent, but Google took some steps to improve the process several months ago. That's when it …

Android News

9 Travel Hassles We’re Dying to Redesign

Airbus' modular plane concept. Source: The Verge<p>Photo by Airline Reporter<p>Qatar Airways Airbus A350 crew rest area.

Travel

Softube announces UA Apollo support in Console 1, the Fix Phaser plugin and updates for Modular

<b>Softube has clearly been pretty busy of late; as well as announcing updates for its Console 1 hardware and Modular software, it’s also taken the</b> …

Experts tell Chancellor: We need £300m for prefabs in the capital

Planning experts are asking the Chancellor for £300 million for prefab homes to help tackle London's housing crisis.

Sadiq Khan

LEGO unveils two new 2018 Creator sets

Last month we brought you a look at some of LEGO’s 2018 Creator series [take a look here], and now another two sets have been revealed: Sunshine …

Lego

The Industrialisation of Product Design – Muzli -Design Inspiration

Does the proliferation of Design Systems affect our creativity?<p>I read a discussion recently on Designer News that discussed the impact of Design …

UX Design

Battle Systems Running Core Battle Sci-Fi Skirmish Game Kickstarter

You might know Battle Systems for all that awesome terrain that they make. Well, if you’ve been wanting a specific game to go with said terrain, your …

Board Games

Our Kids Are Safe: It's Homeless People Who Are in Danger

Protests against citywide housing for homeless ignore the real dangers to those living on the street.

Canadian News

Honeywell To Provide Cryogenic Gas Processing Plant To EagleClaw Midstream Ventures

DES PLAINES, Ill., Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell <b>(</b><b>NYSE:</b> <b>HON</b><b>)</b> today announced that EagleClaw Midstream Ventures, LLC will use UOP Russell modular cryogenic equipment to process 200 million standard cubic feet per day of natural gas at its gas processing facility in the Permian Basin in …

Permian Basin

Kudhva Prefab Cabins

Scattered throughout an old slate quarry on the cost of North Cornwall, the Kudhva Prefab Cabins are derived from their native word for hideout. The …

Shopping

Perth start-up to build on low-cost wall design

A Perth start-up plans to revolutionise Australia’s house building industry by delivering a low-cost precision-engineered wall system that can be …

Construction

Softube expands Modular with 4MS Pingable Envelope Generator

I was waiting this module for long time… now you can do much more with your Modular setup. And with recent releases of other modules – Buchla complex …

Okanagan home owners embracing modular market

What a difference a few months have made for a Penticton company.<p>The plant is running at full capacity thanks, in part, to Okanagan homeowners …

Okanagan