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Self Powered Robotic Building Builder

MIT has managed to build a robot that not only builds buildings, but can do so using solar power. Deliver the quarter of a million dollar robot to a work site (or a disaster zone) and it can print out a foam building in less than a day. 93 more words

Tide Changing in Seattle as Neighbourhood Council Input nixed by City

Next City describes the changes occurring to the thirteen neighbourhood district councils in Seattle. These groups of activist homeowners have “held virtual veto power over nearly every decision on Seattle’s growth and development.”  293 more words

Urban Design

Public transportation in Oslo (V)

The red buses

The Ruter logo is  a white hash sign over a red background. The same red color is used on the buses that carry people across Oslo.  332 more words

Infrastructure

Dafne Schippers Bicycle Bridge

At the border of the district ‘Oog in Al in Utrecht, the Netherlands, a bicycle bridge will arise over the Amsterdam Rijn canal, connecting the old inner city with the new district Leidsche Rijn. 170 more words

Public transportation in Oslo (IV)

Quality of Service

One of the best ways to visit Oslo is the tramway (Trikk in Norwegian).  The tram network has  only half a dozen lines and covers the central part of the town, as well as some of the most important peripheral districts. 626 more words

Infrastructure

Smart Materials Market-Piezo-electric Materials Lead Due to Rising Demand from IT, Robotics, By 2020

Smart materials can be included in the category of reactive materials that change their properties as a response to changes in external environment. Possessing multiple physico-chemical properties that enable these materials to change as per the external stimuli, smart materials have the capacity to adapt to the changed environment via alteration of their properties. 539 more words

Chemical And Material