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This Robot Can 3-D Print A Steel Bridge In Mid-Air


15/06/2015


Autodesk and MX3D have teamed up on a robot that can actually ‘draw’ city infrastructure, on location and without human intervention. In 2017, Dutch designer Joris Laarman will wheel a robot to the brink of a canal in Amsterdam. He’ll hit an “on” button. He’ll walk away. And when he comes back two months later,

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These laser scans of London are a new way to see the world


08/06/2015


Matthew Shaw and William Trossell document the world with lasers. When the duo founded ScanLab Projects in 2011, they were a pair of freshly minted architecture school graduates who’d gotten their hands on an extraordinarily expensive commercial-grade laser scanner. Today, their London-based studio is at the forefront of large-scale 3-D laser scanning, specializing in striking,

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The Coolest Thing About 1 World Trade Center’s New Observatory Isn’t The View


01/06/2015


No tourist heading to the 100th floor of 1 World Trade Center—the 1,776-foot-tall skyscraper that stands as the spiritual successor to the Twin Towers—is going there strictly for the view, but it’s nice to protect the skyline, anyway. That’s the underlying philosophy behind City Pulse, a new installation by Local Projects—the same media studio behind the coolest features

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Amazon Prime Air Drones: Deliveries Within 30-minutes of Orders


25/05/2015


Amazon is testing its drone delivery service, Prime Air, in Canada. This brings it closer to real world use in the US and Europe. Amazon Prime Air wants to have packages dropped at people’s door steps within 30-minutes of ordering. According to The Guardian, which got access to the secret closed testing site, Amazon has been conducting outdoor flights

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A New Look for London Luton Airport


18/05/2015


Ico Design has launched a new brand identity for Luton Airport which aims to reposition it as one of London’s leading airports and improve its public image ahead of a £100 million redevelopment programme. The new identity has so far been applied to walkways and an exhibition space at Luton and will be rolled out across

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