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Artificial leaf produces clean gas

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Researchers at the University of Cambridge developed an ‘artificial leaf’, which uses only sunlight to produce a type of gas that is currently produces from fossil fuels, and which could eventually be used as a ...

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A car made of flax and recycled ocean plastic

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Students from Eindhoven University of Technology presented the design of their sixth car. Called Luca, the vehicle is made of flax and recycled plastic from the ocean. The aim of the design was to incorporate ...

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The world’s first all-timber football stadium

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English football club Forest Green Rovers selected the design by renowned architectural firm Zaha Hadid Architects as their new stadium. The design, embodying low carbon construction, will be the world’s first all-timber football stadium. Called ...

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Super lightweight 18-carat gold made with plastic

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Researchers at ETH Zurich developed a nugget of super lightweight, 18-carat gold, which is made using a matrix of plastic, rather than a metallic alloy. Gold is a popular material for the use in jewellery, ...

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A 3D printed pavilion made from recycled plastic bottles

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MEAN (Middle East Architecture Network) designed a 3D printed pavilion made from plywood, 3D printed concrete and 3D printed recycled PET. Designed for Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), the pavilion is “an exploration in scaling ...

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A 3D printed stainless steel architectural structure

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Developed by AirLab at Singapore University of Technology and Design, AirMesh is said to be the world’s first architectural structure made of 3D printed components in stainless steel. A polyhedron with four rectangular view frames, ...

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