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Computation, 3D printing, and testing of bone-inspired composites

By Damir Beciri
One Comment25 June 2013

mit-3d-printed-oysterResearchers at MIT have developed an approach that allows them to create physical sample of a multiscale computer model of a synthetic material. The approach allows creation of complex hierarchical patterns such as bones. The process could be scaled up to provide a cost-effective way to manufacture composite materials that are tailored for specific functions… »


Top 5 articles regarding green architecture in 2011

By Rob Aid
2 January 2012

top-5-2011-green-architectureDue to larger coverage of that niche, we introduced a new category that contains all our news and articles about sustainable architectural achievements and technologies used to accomplish them. In this year’s articles about green architecture we covered completed projects that showcase efforts to reduce carbon emissions and save resources, and we published a few… »


Green architecture – House of Vestas in Denmark

By Damir Beciri
3 Comments28 November 2011

house-of-vestas-1Vestas, a global wind turbine company from Denmark, has recently completed their new headquarters in Aarhus, Denmark. Named House of Vestas, the new office building exhibits various sustainable features and it is built to meet the to the low-energy class 1 building according to the Danish building code and expected to become the first LEED… »


Organic architecture – Woodland Home, Wales

By Damir Beciri
One Comment17 October 2011

woodland-home-wales-1Woodland Home in Wales, UK, is an inspirational project that doesn’t rely on modern materials and it was literally built from green materials. The house was built with maximum regard for the environment and by reciprocation provides a unique opportunity to live close to nature. Unlike the Earth House Estate in Switzerland, the Woodland Home in… »