3D Printed House Built in One Day

Apis Cor company has successfully created a 3D printed house that was built in less than a day. The house is printed using a concrete mixture as the medium to construct the walls which are reinforced with fiberglass. Strong but lightweight materials are used in the house’s flat roof to allow for fast construction as… Continue reading 3D Printed House Built in One Day

Shell Concept Car

Shell unveils the Project M concept car in collaboration with Geo Technology and Gordon Murray Design in Beijing, China. The high-efficiency petrol-burning vehicle claimed it will use a third less energy in its lifetime than a typical city car and around half the energy to build and run than a typical small family car. All… Continue reading Shell Concept Car

Building A 57-Story Skyscraper in Just 19 Days

The Chinese are famous for using prefabricated modular technology. A construction company called Broad Group completed a 57-story skyscraper in just 19 days, by using prefab modules, sometimes at a rate of three floors per day. Their reduced use of concrete means it’s more eco-friendly as well. The China Academy of Building Research has confirmed that the… Continue reading Building A 57-Story Skyscraper in Just 19 Days

CSIS Global Data Chandelier

The Global Data Chandelier is a custom light fixture commissioned by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) for their new headquarters in Washington, DC. The chandelier’s 425 illuminated pendants form a low resolution world map when viewed from below. Global data like energy consumption, renewable water resources, and GDP can be displayed on the map… Continue reading CSIS Global Data Chandelier

30-Story Hotel Building Built in 15 Days

A 30-story hotel in China rises from ground to completion in just 15 days! The hotel is so solid that it can resist a 9 magnitude earthquake.  It’s also five times more energy efficient than an average building of its size. Watch the hotel being built in the time-lapse video below.