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Minor Charges Court Building Proposal / ABA
Alison Furuto, archdaily.com
Designed by ABA (About: Blank Architecture), their proposal for the Minor Charges Court Building focuses on creating a building that is a tool to increase productivity in several levels and at the same time does not represent a burden on th…

The future of railways could run on wind power | Impact Lab
Electrified railways in Britain could be powered by up to 70% by wind turbines placed alongside the tracks, if a trial getting underway is successful. A new project, part-funded by the Department for Energy and Climate Change, aims at reducing the carbon footprint of electrified railways using a specially designed wind turbine developed by British manufacturer X-Wind Power.
The Vertical Forest Building, Vancouver by Arno Matis Architecture
aline chahine, architecturelab.net
Posted in Projects The project’s ‘vertical forest’ facade is a contemporary interpretation of light through Vancouver’s evergreens.”
Chungha in Gangnam by MVRDV
Amy Frearson, dezeen.com
Dutch studio MVRDV has transformed the facade of an ageing mixed-use building into a stack of shop windows in Gangnam, the trendy district of Seoul described in the world-famous Korean pop song.
Ads with a New Purpose by Ogilvy & Mather for IBM
Dan Howarth, dezeen.com
These billboards by creative agency Ogilvy & Mather stretch outwards to double as street furniture.
Top 50 Internet of Things Applications - Rankinglibelium.com
50 Sensor Applications for a Smarter WorldSmart Cities01Smart Park­ingMon­i­tor­ing of park­ing spaces avail­abil­i­ty in the city.02Struc­tur­al healthMon­i­tor­ing of vibra­tions and mate­r­i­al con …
Silicon Valley is now paying even less attention to climate change and that sucks
Katie Fehrenbacher, gigaom.com
Dur­ing the hour long inter­view that Tesla CEO Elon Musk gave this week at the D11 con­fer­ence, my Twit­ter feed was filled with intense ado­ra­tion and acco­lades about how inspir­ing Musk is and how his com­pa­nies are dis­rupt­ing sec­tors fa…
Chicago Sun-Times Fires Photo Staff, Will Train Reporters to Use iPhones For Photos
by Husain Sumra, macrumors.com
A day after the Chica­go Sun-Times fired the entire­ty of its 28-per­son photo staff, Chica­go media crit­ic Robert Feder (via Cult of Mac) is report­ing that the news­pa­per is train­ing its reporters in iPhone pho­tog­ra­phy to pro­duce t…

Light Filters Down Below

Jessie Fox, hiddencityphila.org

Photographer Jessie Fox found herself down below, in an abandoned subway station; here’s what she saw

Apartment No. 1 by AbCT
Amy Frearson, dezeen.com
This apartment block in the Iranian town of Mahallat was constructed using the otherwise useless offcuts from local stone cutting businesses.
Where Is the Bottom? Americans Continue to Drive Less and Less
Angie Schmitt, streetsblog.org
Population adjusted miles driven by Americans hit a new low in February. It’s been nearly seven years since the peak in miles driven by Americans in 2005, and the downward trend shows no signs of slowing. Image: dshort.comThe downward slide…
How the Decline of the Traditional Workplace Is Changing Our Cities
Emily Badger, theatlanticcities.com
Tech­nol­o­gy has blurred the walls of the work­place in at least two dra­mat­ic ways. Peo­ple who once worked inside the clear con­fines of a cubi­cle, inside an office, with­in an office tower in a com­mer­cial dis­trict, can now work from near­…
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Outrage as Brazil cyclist loses arm


A road collision in Brazil causes outrage after police say a motorist drove off with a cyclist’s severed arm attached to his vehicle.