The dream of flying cars dates back to the 1960s when the animated series "The Jetsons" envisioned a future where these airborne vehicles dominate the sky. In the past few years the flying car concept has
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Hefty baggage fees are one of the worst parts about air travel--one pound over the limit and you could be out $100. That's why engineer John Power invented JakToGo, a wearable solution to help airline
The building’s innovative treatment of acoustic insulation and its economic energy consumption are coupled with a stunning design that creates a great working environment for the company’s employees.
Ed Mazria is the influential environmental architect behind the 2030 Challenge, which aims to eliminate the use of fossil fuels in new construction, and to cut the use of fossil fuels in existing
In a permanent extension of a 2007 law, San Francisco has made it illegal for the City to buy or distribute plastic water bottles. Bottled water contributes to massive amounts of litter and plastic waste
When coal was discovered in the Northern Chinese city of Ordos 20 years ago, it underwent a massive boom that was expected to create a wealthy city of one million people, but now it's home to a mere
Located in the heart of Berlin, the Estrel Hotel hosts the largest combined convention, entertainment, and hotel complex in Europe. To prepare for the 2016 opening of Berlin’s newest airport, developers
China's air pollution problems are well documented and numerous, so the government has announced plans to tackle the problem with a unique solution. Not by cutting emissions (because that would be too
Imagine a future where you can step inside a flying car, buckle up, and then sit back and relax as it automatically takes off and navigates to your destination. That future may not be too far off, as
Grimshaw Architects won an international competition in 2007 to design the Pulkovo Airport, which was recently opened up to passengers. While Grimshaw has retained control as concept guardians, the
Indonesian citizens near Surabaya are fleeing their homes as Mount Kelud has erupted, spewing ash and debris as far as 80 miles from the volcano. Mass evacuations began yesterday as the volcano in East
Terminal 2 will take over operations now that it is complete from the original Terminal 1 in Mumbai and serve as a grand entrance into the city and a hub of transportation for 40 million passengers a
Russian officials have been scrambling to prepare the city of Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics - and part of their plan is to round up and kill hundreds of stray dogs. In response to the lethal campaign
The Kirkenes Snowhotel in Norway has found a way to attract animal-loving guests from around the world by launching the world's first dog sled taxi to pick guests up from the nearby Kirkenes Airport.
The newly renovated Terminal 3 at SFO is the inspired work of the same design team behind SFO's LEED Gold Terminal 2. Gensler has created a welcoming, light-filled space to make how we travel more
In a city warmed by constant sun in the summer, locals are constantly looking for a way for temporary relief from the blistering sun. Blanc’s gorgeous green wall does just that, beckoning visitors to
Founded on state-of-the-art ecological and urban strategies, Sasaki’s urban master plan celebrates the rare opportunity to transform an existing 320-hectare urban airport site into a dynamic,
Anthropocene is a term used to describe the era in which modern man has made an impact on the earth. While it's not an official term in the field of geology, there's no denying that we've put our big fat
The Lakewood Cemetery Garden Mausoleum in Minneapolis designed by HGA Architects and Engineers is a daylit addition to two existing mausoleums built as a simple mass of split-faced grey granite. Designed
Twelve acres of land form the "Culture Island," which is separated from the German mainland not by water, but by a different and fantastical approach to living. Forester Jürgen Bergmann learned the art
Navia: World’s First Commercial Driverless Electric Car Hits the Streets, Won’t Break Any Speed Records
We've been hearing talk of self-driving cars for ages, but now it looks like rumor has finally become reality with the release of Navia, the world's first commercial driverless car. Surprisingly, a
Q: What do you get when you combine a turtle and a hamburger? A: One of the funniest news stories of the year! (Don't worry, the turtle survives.) Even though 2013 had its share of dark and disturbing
Southwest Airlines just unveiled plans to install climate sensors in its planes, essentially creating a new weather monitoring network in the air above our heads. So far 87 Boeing 737s have been equipped
Ever since Hurricane Sandy wrought havoc on the East Coast, ‘resilient design’ has been a hot topic of conversation — and not just amongst architects and designers, but politicians, engineers and
Nearly 3,000 people signed an online petition this week to protest the Port Authority of NY and NJ's orders to kill snowy owls on sight at John F. Kennedy airport in New York City. The Port Authority made
The mile-long floating city is nearing start of construction, according to Florida-based Freedom Ship International Inc. It will boast 25 floors of activities, schools, hospitals, art galleries, shops,
Studio Fuksas Completes Spectacular Terminal With Honeycomb Skylights at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport
The Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport terminal's curvaceous, mesh-like skin evokes the form of a living, breathing creature with its sweeping roof canopy and texturized walls. By slicing openings
America once had one of the greatest infrastructure networks in the world - however today our cracked streets and failing bridges stand as testament to the lack of investment and the need for improvement.
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