On Monday, innovation magnate Elon Musk took to Twitter to announce a new product offering coming out of his Boring Co.'s tunnel construction business. The company, Musk tweeted, will soon sell "lifesize LEGO-like interlocking bricks made from tunneling rock that you can use to create sculptures & buildings." The material will be "rated for California seismic loads, so super strong, but bored in the middle, like an aircraft wing spar, so not heavy," he writes. Musk did not provide further details or a more specific timeline. [Twitter]

Design and information technology professionals explain how they stay one step ahead of cyberattacks by securing cloud platforms, prioritizing network security, and integrating blockchain technology. [ARCHITECT]

In the latest episode of our ArchitectChats podcast (Episode 19, which is part of the "Timber on the Rise" series), Perkins+Will senior sustainable building adviser Rebecca Holt shares insights from the inaugural design and construction guide for nail-laminated wood. [ARCHITECT]

French architecture firm Coldefy & Associates released a design proposal for the world's largest tropical greenhouse to exist under a single roof. Using pressurized ETFE air cushions within an aluminum frame, the biodome will cover more than 160,000 square feet in the Côte d'Opale region of France. [Coldefy & Associates]

Cabin of 3D Printed Curiosities by Emerging Objects
Photos by Matthew Millman, courtesy Emerging Objects Cabin of 3D Printed Curiosities by Emerging Objects

Additive manufacturing technology is disrupting residential construction, but researchers are still perfecting the methods and materials for its application. Blaine Brownell, AIA, explores the latest trends and innovations. [ARCHITECT]

Norwegian architecture firms Haptic Architects and Nordic – Office of Architecture announced a master plan for what they call "the first energy positive airport city" a the Oslo City Airport, which will run exclusively on the energy it produces. The 914-acre site will feature almost 11 million square feet of new construction, including a hotel, convention center, and residential and commercial space with integrated smart technology for sustainable living. Constructed is expected to begin in 2019 and will likely take up to 30 years to complete. [ARCHITECT]

Call for Entries: ARCHITECT invites design firms, manufacturers, researchers, students, startups, and innovators in all building-related disciplines to enter our 12th annual R+D Awards by April 20. New this year, Autodesk is offering winners of the program the opportunity to participate in its BUILD Space resident program, in Boston. Winners will be featured in ARCHITECT's July issue and online. [ARCHITECT]