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Earthquake Resistant Steel Supports

The Audian Art museum in Whistler, British Columbia will be noticed for its artists but also for its architectural designers and builders.  The museum, which is schedule to open in October, is held up by an earthquake resistant steel structure that supports the building.  It…

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Hyperloop Test Track to be Built

The hyperloop was a concept created by Elon Musk last year that was meant to greatly increase the speed of travel.  Just recently, Musk claimed that he would build a 5-mile test track in Texas that will reach speeds up to 700 mph. That’s more…

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Wind Tress Coming to Paris

By March of 2015, the streets of Paris will have a new addition: Wind Trees.  Designed by French company New Wind, the Wind Tree is a turbine that is designed to look like a tree so that it is both a power source and visually…

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New Hoverbike From Aerofex

Aerofex, a firm in California, has created a hoverbike that they call “Aero-X”.  Lucky for Star Wars fans, this hovercraft resembles the one from the movie ‘Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi’.  The Aero-X is about 15 feet long and 7 feet wide….

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Shape-Changing Aircraft Flaps

NASA recently conducted a successful flight test with their new shape-changing aircraft flaps.  The difference between these shape-changing flaps, developed by FlexSys, Inc., and flaps currently used on airplanes is that the new ones do not contain any gaps.  This difference has improved aerodynamic efficiency…

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New Clinic Structure Plan to Fight Disease

Generally, hospital buildings are made airtight in order to contain diseases and prevent them from spreading.  A new structure plan has been created for two clinics in Haiti that is completely different from what we are used to.  Unlike the enclosed rooms of a usual…

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Professor Tests New Alloys for Stronger Structures

In the video below, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, Allison Beese, discusses her process of testing new alloys and composites for stronger structures.  Her goal is to understand how materials can be used in structural applications and how they react when loads are…

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700 Small Satellites to Provide Internet

Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and SpaceX, has revolutionized the automotive and aerospace industries with his inventions and now he is at it again.  He is currently working on the development of small, economical satellites in order to provide cheap internet access around the world.  The…

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ArtScience Museum in Singapore

The ArtScience Museum in Singapore was designed by architect Moshe Safdie and is an art piece in and of itself.  The museum, located on the Bay waterfront, resembles a floating lily.  Not only is it beautifully designed, but it is also environmentally sustainable.  The structure…

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Green Living Apartment Complex

Vincent Callebaut Architectures has just revealed its plans to create a green living apartment complex in Cairo, Egypt called Gate Residence.  Gate Resdience is a hyper-connected ecosystem that was inspired by coral reefs.  The hope is that this new building will help combat global warming…

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