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Last week, President Barack Obama rolled out a plan to reinvigorate textile manufacturing in America. Part of the new plan is a challenge issued by the Department of Defense worth $150 million, which will
DesignLabWorkshop 3D-printed the Solar Bytes Pavilion’s 94 modules using a 6-axis robot arm in the Robotic Fabrication Lab at Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design.
Proving that ocean garbage is anything but trash, a Canadian company has built the world's first-ever 3D-printed item made entirely from recycled ocean plastic. The Recycling Council of British Columbia
Foster+Partners’ ComCast Innovation and Technology Tower May be the Tallest LEED-Certified Building in the U.S.
Foster+Partners just unveiled the first renders of their 59-story ComCast Innovation and Technology Center, which will be erected right next to the company’s headquarters in Philadelphia. The 1,121-foot
In business, innovation is non-negotiable. Stay fresh, rot, or go stale. That’s never been truer than today, with volatile prices, weather, regulations, supply chains, and public sentiment. You don’t
Green technology advances by leaps and bounds - and in 2013 we saw no shortage of incredible innovations. From an ingenious ocean cleanup invention that could combat plastic pollution to a pedal-powered
The halls were packed with an enthusiastic crowd, and you could tell that the business of construction was back in a big way. The first place we hit was the Passive House Zone where a strong contingency
The Winners of the first Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge were announced this weekend at the Institute’s Innovation Celebration in New York City. Organized by the Cradle to Cradle Products
The first Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge, coordinated by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute in partnership with Make It Right, was launched in November of 2012. By June of
Metalsa SA and Brooks + Scarpa unveiled the plans for the dramatic industrial building back in 2012 and we're thrilled to see it completed and in operation. The project is located in a new Research and
Completed in April of 2012, the KIOSC combines both sustainable practice in building design along with secondary and TAFE (Technical and Further Education) curriculum. Students in grades 7-10 from
Originally built in 1978, the GORI paint factory was considered innovative and set new standards for manufacturing facilities. It was the first factory plant in Denmark to unite production and management
Liz and Kyle von Hasseln, students at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), have won the school's newly established Gehry Prize, reports Archinect News. The Hasselns, a
UP:SF was the second stop on the tour (the festival has already been to Singapore), and it was presented by Gray Area Foundation for the Arts in partnership with Intersection for the
Team Andalucian’s Patio 2.12 House Places First in Energy Efficiency and Innovation at the Solar Decathlon Europe
Four Andalucian Universities used their combined talents to design and construct the Patio 2.12 entry for the European Solar Decathlon. The delightful courtyard at its center creates a very relaxing and
Do you know where to turn if you have an idea that will make society better? We are many who dream of change in our society, but turning those dreams into reality might prove to be a tricky deal. Soramist
This week Cisco Systems cut the ribbon on its Toronto Innovation Center -- a place where developers and tech professionals can come together to integrate different building technologies in order to
It might not be obvious when you're shopping for new clothes, but according to World Bank, 17-20 percent of industrial water pollution is caused by the clothing industry. Disheartened by the damage, and
“Beijing Bohai Innovation City establishes a new model of transit-oriented development at an unprecedented scale,” said project chief designer Thomas Hussey of SOM’s Chicago urban planning studio in
The main hub of the Microbial Home is the Bio Digester Kitchen Island. It converts solid human (a little disturbing, but ok) and vegetable waste into methane gas that powers the rest of the home's
OSORB We've written about Osorb before, but we were eager to see this miracle material in person. Made out of what is essentially glass, the substance acts like a nanomechanical sponge that absorbs
The conference is collaboratively organized by Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design students and brings together the world's leading minds in social entrepreneurship and design. At this
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Formerly the building site for WWI tanks in the UK, Lincoln's new "Think Tank" is set to achieve BREEAM Excellent status. Designed by Marks Barsfield Architects, this beautiful innovation center is
As the historic city center of Queretaro, Mexico has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, development around the city must conform to certain standards to protect the heritage of the area.
A group of designers are teaming up with artisans from the Oaxaca region of Mexico to host a program that will provide training, collaboration, promotion and fair commercialization of their work. This
ResilienCity seeks to set the vision for the future of Boston’s Innovation District, a new neighborhood built on brownfield sites that will provide residences and workplaces for over 300,000 people.
Sustainable Living Innovations is composed of a consortium of design and engineering firms that have spent the last couple of years designing a ground-up integrated prefab system. The system is both
Achair, a stylish seat produced by the ancient technique of bending wood with vapor, was recently honored in this year's Wood Awards in the “innovation” category. Hand-made by British furniture
The Botswana Innovation Hub is set to be located on a 57 hectare veldt (wide open space in Africa) outside of Gaborone. 270,000 square feet of office and laboratory space will be provided for technology
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