World’s first electric dump truck stores as much energy as 8 Tesla Model S...

Even the construction industry can “go green.” A collection of Swiss companies is proving this to be true by developing the world’s largest electric...

A Material That Throws Heat into Space Could Soon Reinvent Air-Conditioning

Eli Goldstein, a fresh-faced cofounder of SkyCool Systems, pulled open the garage door on the side of the Stanford spinout's cramped workspace in Burlingame, California,...

Tree-shaped structure shows how mushroom roots could be used to create buildings

While some architects have been experimenting with mushroom mycelium as a cladding material, architect Dirk Hebel and engineer Philippe Block have gone one step further...

New ways to help decrease built environment carbon emissions are literally in the clouds

As more and more organisations take their business operations to the cloud - in other words, engage in disruption - there’s less demand for...

Plyscrapers Will Allow Us to Build High Rises While Reducing Carbon Emissions

Ever since the 10-story Home Insurance Building in Chicago was called the first “skyscraper” in 1885, architects have been striving to create ever-taller buildings....

Buildings to Generate Their Own Power With Innovative Glass Blocks

Buildings could soon be able to convert the sun’s energy into electricity without the need for solar panels, thanks to innovative new technology. Renewable Energy...

The green impact of modular construction

Modular construction can create many benefits for the environment in addition to efficiency and cost savings as outlined here by Suhayl Laher of Tiles...

UK’s first self-driving grocery delivery van hits the streets of Greenwich

Food delivery has taken an interesting new turn. Residents of Greenwich, UK now have access to the country’s first self-driving grocery delivery service thanks...

Tree-Planting Drones Are About To Start An Entire Forest From The Sky

For the past five years, a group of villagers in the delta of the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar has painstakingly planted 2.7 million mangrove...

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New technology set to transform 600,000 construction jobs

A new report by Mace claims that up to 600,000 jobs in the construction sector could be replaced by new technology in the next...

Autodesk joins consortium to print ‘smart’ self-learning bridge

Autodesk and the UK’s Alan Turing Institute are among the partners in a consortium to monitor the behaviour of one of the world’s first digitally...

AI and predictive design at DCW

Architects and architectural technicians attending Digital Construction Week (18-19 October at London's ExCel) will discover how they can benefit from artificial intelligence and predictive...
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