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This Week in Tech: Gummy Bear Glass
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This Week in Tech: Gummy Bear Glass

A transparent housing shows off this sweet alternative to melted plastic, plus a... Read more

Fighting for the Driver’s Seat
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Fighting for the Driver’s Seat

Architects are in a position to lead the conversation on sustainability, building... Read more

The Promise of Nanomaterials in Architecture
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The Promise of Nanomaterials in Architecture

From scaling up graphene production to reinforcing concrete with nanocrystals,... Read more

This Week in Tech: The Science Behind Valyrian Steel
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This Week in Tech: The Science Behind Valyrian Steel

Plus, IBM adds an Internet of Things division, Los Angeles' street lights get... Read more

The Future of Plastics in Architecture
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The Future of Plastics in Architecture

Columnist Blaine Brownell, AIA, explores the potential for the often-overlooked... Read more

This Week in Tech: Putting Out Fire with Sound, a Table Saw that Spares Your Fingers, and a Future for Graphene
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This Week in Tech: Putting Out Fire with Sound, a Table Saw...

Putting out fire with sound, a table saw that spares your fingers, a future for... Read more

A New Kind of Studio: Teaching Nature-Based Design to Architecture Students
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A New Kind of Studio: Teaching Nature-Based Design to...

A recent graduate design studio at the University of Minnesota's College of Design... Read more

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Washington, D.C.'s Dunbar Senior High School Achieves LEED Platinum Washington, D.C.'s Dunbar Senior High School Achieves LEED Platinum

Designed by Perkins Eastman and Moody Nolan, the building received the highest number of points for a school certified under USGBC's LEED for Schools–New Construction system. Read more

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2015 Boston Blizzard Takes Its Toll on Region's Buildings 2015 Boston Blizzard Takes Its Toll on Region's Buildings

Record-breaking winter storms have dumped several feet of snow and ice on the city, causing buildings to buckle under the accumulated weight. Read more

This Week in Research: Self-Planning Streets, Wind Turbines On the Eiffel Tower, and a Knock-Activated Lock
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This Week in Research: Self-Planning Streets, Wind Turbines On...

We round up the latest in materials and architectural research. Read more

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