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Cloak of silence

Published 12 years ago by materia | no responses

Scientists have shown off the blueprint for an “acoustic cloak”, which could make objects impervious to sound waves. Being woken in the dead of night by noisy neighbours blasting out music could soon be a ...

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All you want to know about Bamboo

Published 12 years ago by materia | no responses

Dr. Pablo van der Lugt has launched his website in which all of his 7-year bamboo research (MSc, PhD at Delft University of Technology) can now be downloaded. Keywords in his research are Sustainability, LCA, ...

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Pictures on the façade

Published 13 years ago by materia | no responses

PLUS Architects worked together in cooperation with the Youth Service, Education and Society in Rotterdam with parents and the school board of the Primary school “De Pijler”. By improving and providing a more pleasant stay ...

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Stunning Triangular Skyscraper

Published 13 years ago by materia | no responses

Herzog & de Meuron revealed Le Project Triangle which takes advantage of both solar and wind power. An incredible structure that will rise 200 meters from the Porte de Versailles in Paris. The stunning skyscraper ...

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Origami with Aluminium

Published 13 years ago by materia | no responses

A lattice girder? A metal grid? More of an origami, created like in the purest Japanese tradition but this time without paper. Ycami has worked with sheets, yes, but aluminium ones. Two mm thick, cut, ...

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Concrete curtain

Published 13 years ago by materia | no responses

Always irritated by those curtains blown trough an open door? Now there is a solution for that. Memux architectural design from Vienna made curtains out of concrete elements, gathered on a flexible mesh of geo-textile. ...

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