The Cylinder House is built ‘around’ the trees for spatial efficiency

A volume based on a cylinder - this notion is pretty rare when it comes to the field of architecture. However the creative firm Town and Concrete has envisaged an entire residential structure (to be constructed in 2019) based upon modular cylindrical spaces that would encompass around a substantial 3,000 sq ft area. (more…)

This Building Features Walls Fitted With Motion-Sensing Displays-3

Washington DC building features motion-sensing, audio-playing walls fitted with giant interactive displays

Innovation, be it in science, technology or design, is a constantly-evolving process. Architects, for instance, are continually trying to re-imagine things that are otherwise commonplace and forgettable. As part of a new project, the team at Manhattan-based ESI Design has transfigured boring, white walls into incredibly futuristic displays that can change colors in response to…

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Transport System To Soon Head Underwater-1

Elon Musk’s high-speed Hyperloop transport system to soon head underwater

Ever since SpaceX CEO Elon Musk made the incredibly futuristic concept known to the world in 2013, there has been a lot of buzz surrounding Hyperloop. Just last month, Hyperloop One (previously named Hyperloop Technologies) conducted the first successful test of the high-speed transportation system. According to CTO Brogan BamBrogan, however, the company is already…

Near-Invisible Trains Will Be Plying Across Japan By 2018!-1

Near-invisible trains will be plying across Japan as early as 2018!

Wondering what the train of the future would look like? If architect Kazuyo Sejima has her way, we could soon be travelling in near-invisible trains, with super-reflective exteriors that blend seamlessly into the surroundings. What's more, Seibu Group, the Japanese company that commissioned Sejima to create the design, is actually gearing to bring the rather unusual…

Engineers At Samsung To Build Camera-Fitted Smart Contact Lenses-1

Samsung to build camera-fitted smart contact lenses controlled by blinking

In the world of wearables, technology is developing at lightning speed. A few days back, for instance, we talked about Microsoft's incredibly innovative "holoportation" system that allows users to have real-time interactions with 3D virtual renderings of other people. The engineers at Samsung are constructing something even more futuristic: smart contact lenses fitted with a display…

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