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Benoy architectural and design firm has unveiled its design for the Suzhou Center in Suzhou, China. Scheduled for completion in 2017, this unique structure will feature the world's largest
Most university campus buildings are hard on the outside, using brick, concrete, metal and stone to create their familiar facades. The people at Kengo Kuma wanted to break away from that to make a
After Elon Musk announced plans to post a video of himself using a holographic computer interface inspired by the one Tony Stark uses in the film Iron Man, it looks like the Tesla CEO and inventor has
No matter how valiant the attempt, sometimes it is just impossible to finish that last helping of casserole for dinner. Instead of letting perfectly good food languish in the fridge, the developers of
Unlike the automobile, the pneumatic car tire has undergone little innovation over the past 100 years. Now Korean manufacturer Hankook is giving the humble wheel a makeover with the i-Flex, an airless
Ever wish you could ditch your electric bill? Tesla is working on a house battery that could help you break up with your expensive utility company, essentially turning any home into an off-grid abode.
In the United Kingdom, driverless cars are now deemed safe enough to be tested on roadways, paving the way for new vehicles, like the Lutz Pathfinder pod. The electric-powered pod can seat two people, go
Can we stand a revival of the happy hippy movement? If it means that we'll have more eye-popping trailers like this one revived by Pierre Arnoux in France, then we say go full steam ahead. At only 20
WoodWorks, an initiative of the Wood Products Council, just announced the winners of its 2015 Wood Design Awards at the Bay Area Wood Solutions Fair in Oakland, and the designs are stunning! The buildings
Ford has announced the opening of its new Research and Innovation Center in Palo Alto, California, which will help Ford accelerate its development of technologies and experiments in connectivity, mobility
Architect Richard Martinet of Affine Design designed five shell-like pavilions between Avenue de la Costa and Place du Casino in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. Once they're built, the round structures with their
Officials are working to determine the impact of a pipeline breach that occurred Saturday morning, and spilled up to 50,000 gallons of oil into the Yellowstone River near Glendive, in eastern Montana.
Google recently announced that functional prototypes of its self-driving car are now ready for real-world testing and now Google is reportedly reaching out to suppliers that will help build the autonomous
When folks zip down icy, snow-covered mountains at warp speed, it's only natural that some (OK, most) of those people are going to take a fall. That's why skiing and snowboarding, while fun,
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Researchers have discovered a way to test bacteria for drug resistance more rapidly. It's a potentially life-saving method that will enable doctors to find and attack bacterial infections quickly, instead
2014 was a huge year for environmental news - and Inhabitat kept you posted on all of the highs, lows and breaking developments as they happened. Studies pointed to the collapse of industrial civilization
This year there was a range of technological innovations that could not only improve our lives but help save the planet as well. We saw a group of 16-year old girls who revolutionized crop yields, an
Green design will save the world, and this year designers went all out with an incredible range of innovations. Sada brought us an incredible hubless folding bike while Klemmens Torggler introduced the
Technology advances in the blink of an eye - while many are obsessed with the latest high-tech devices, let's not forget that low-tech innovation can also be revolutionary. ECAL students Damien Ludi and
We at Inhabitat are bona fide prefab lovers. And while we tout the benefits of the prefab process every day, it's also important to step back and examine the potential of the prefab market, its
Watch this MIT Researcher Triple the Size of a 200-Foot Apartment Using ‘Minority Report’-Like Gestures
MIT Media Lab's Changing Places team has created a futuristic device that could make your tiny apartment feel more like a spacious penthouse. Introducing CityHome, a motorized and compact "home in a box"
Graphene, the first two-dimensional crystal known to man, could be the key to stronger, longer lasting batteries. Similar in atomic structure to the graphite found in pencils, graphene has properties you
The America's Wetland Foundation is calling for a plan that will make restoration of the coast attractive to business, particularly along the Gulf Coast. A meeting held at the Tabasco headquarters on
NASA and the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) have data. Big data! Together the two organizations have amassed a wealth of open-access climate-related data and now they are calling on citizen-scientists to
A team from the University of New South Wales, Australia, just set a new world record for solar energy efficiency by successfully converting 40.4% of available sunlight into electricity. And what's even
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