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Materials Science - Architecture - 15.01.2018
Insulating with microscopic bubbles
Insulating with microscopic bubbles
Better thermal insulation means lower heating costs - but this should not be at the expense of exciting architecture.

Materials Science - Architecture - 27.12.2017
Where structure and ornamentation merge
Where structure and ornamentation merge
Researchers at ETH Zurich have fabricated an 80 m2 lightweight concrete slab at the DFAB House, making it the world's first full-scale architectural project to use 3D sand printing for its formwork.

Innovation - Architecture - 06.12.2017
Auto-reactive facade ventilation saves energy
Auto-reactive facade ventilation saves energy
Research news High-rise buildings with glass facades are energy-guzzlers: They heat up like greenhouses and therefore have to be cooled for most of the year.

Art and Design - Architecture - 04.12.2017

Computer Science - Architecture - 17.11.2017

Architecture - Environment - 17.11.2017

Economics / Business - Architecture - 15.11.2017
A balcony in the summer, living space in the winter
A balcony in the summer, living space in the winter
Entrepreneurship As enjoyable as a balcony is in the summer, it usually spends the winter months virtually deserted.

Architecture - 26.10.2017
Exhibition studies U.S international relations through architecture
Exhibition explores impact of the U.S. embassy in Cuba, which opened in 1953 and closed in 1961 following the end of diplomatic relations between the countries.

Architecture - Civil Engineering - 25.10.2017

Architecture - History / Archeology - 23.10.2017
Tracing historic Japanese architecture
Tracing historic Japanese architecture
The TU Wien is planning a photogrammetric survey of historically important models of traditional Japanese buildings.

Architecture - Civil Engineering - 10.10.2017

Architecture - 02.10.2017
Prof. Francis Kéré accepts appointment at TU Munich
Prof. Francis Kéré accepts appointment at TU Munich
Campus news The world-renowned architect Francis Kéré will take over the newly created professorship for "Architectural Design and Participation" at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) Department of Architecture as of October 1, 2017.

Architecture - 19.09.2017
An Imperial researcher discusses advances in aircraft air quality
An Imperial researcher discusses advances in aircraft air quality
Professor Peter Childs from the Dyson School of Design Engineering discusses air quality in aircraft cabins in his Q&A.

Architecture - Politics - 30.08.2017
UChicago appointed co-commissioner of U.S. Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale
The U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Biennale has a prominent position within Venice's Castello Gardens, which house all of the national pavilions.

Architecture - 24.08.2017
Custom building envelopes straight from the printer
Custom building envelopes straight from the printer
Research news Researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed multifunctional and translucent facade elements that can be produced with a 3D printer.

Architecture - 03.08.2017
"The city is becoming a stage and the buildings are screens" - TUM
Research news Light and light design are vital to urban planning and the design of buildings. In this interview, Prof. Hannelore Deubzer explains the new possibilities presented by artificial light, but also why it should be used in moderation.

Architecture - Health - 28.07.2017
University Statement : Oxford Hospitals Fire Safety
In response to today's announcement by Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust concerning fire safety at its hospital sites, the University's Head of the Division of Medical Sciences, Professor Christopher Kennard, has written to staff.

Environment - Architecture - 26.07.2017
Searching for an ancient Maya pilgrimage path: The elusive pools
Searching for an ancient Maya pilgrimage path: The elusive pools
CARA BLANCA, Belize — Armed with a compass, a map, a GPS device and a drone, we begin our exploratory trek through the jungle.

Environment - Architecture - 24.07.2017
Lessons from pre-industrial climate control
Lessons from pre-industrial climate control
Alpha Arsano is standing next to the MIT Chapel's marble alter, admiring the view through the domed skylight above.

Environment - Architecture - 21.07.2017
Why cities are part of the climate change problem and solution
Climate change is often seen as a global issue but over the past 20 years it has become a vital urban issue.

Architecture - 07.07.2017
Tracking the heartbeat of modern cities
Tracking the heartbeat of modern cities
It has been 35 years since globally influential urban planner Professor Michael Batty last visited Brisbane.

Architecture - Environment - 29.06.2017
Glowing and misting, Jenny Sabin’s ’Lumen’ installation opens
Associate professor of architecture Jenny Sabin 's latest work is a temporary outdoor installation that functions as a work of art and provides shade, seating and cooling for visitors to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) PS1 in Long Island City, Queens.

Architecture - Art and Design - 28.06.2017
Work gets underway on Welsh-designed Indian temple
After almost eight years of designing and planning, construction has finally begun on an ancient Indian temple designed by Cardiff architect Professor Adam Hardy.

Architecture - 26.06.2017
Volunteers ready for rescue duty as Campanile's peregrine chicks get ready to fly
Volunteers ready for rescue duty as Campanile’s peregrine chicks get ready to fly
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Architecture - Environment - 19.06.2017
We are much more unique than assumed
We are much more unique than assumed
Termin At the third Kunstareal-Fest on June 24 - 25, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) will showcase architectonic highlights of its buildings not otherwise immediately visible to the public, and will send the robot Nao to the Pinakothek der Moderne.

Architecture - Health - 18.06.2017
Prepared text of the 2017 Stanford Commencement address by Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar
Commencement speaker Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar encouraged the graduates to snap their fingers while he rapped part of his Commencement address in the style of the musical Hamilton .

Architecture - Environment - 16.06.2017
Lessons from the London high-rise fire
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Architecture - 14.06.2017
Clean energy stored in electric vehicles to power buildings
Energy stored in electric vehicles can be used to power large buildings, thanks to ground-breaking research from WMG, University of Warwick Researchers discover that by intelligently managing vehicle-to-grid technology, energy from idle vehicle batteries can be pumped back into the grid - and this would improve vehicle battery life by around 10% 'Smart grid' developed, which calculates how much energy can be taken from electric vehicles without

Event - Architecture - 07.06.2017

History / Archeology - Architecture - 31.05.2017
The man with cities on his mind
The man with cities on his mind
Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani hasn't just written definitive reference works on urban planning and shaped a generation of ETH architects; he has also run numerous projects of his own.

Environment - Architecture - 31.05.2017
"We have no other choice but to build sustainably"
Research news Prof. Werner Lang's objective is constructing residential buildings with a positive ecological footprint.

Architecture - Environment - 25.05.2017
Berkeley Lab Helps California Get to Zero Net Energy Homes
Berkeley Lab Helps California Get to Zero Net Energy Homes
California has established ambitious goals to reduce energy consumption in buildings, including a policy goal for all new residential buildings to be zero net energy (ZNE) by 2020.

Art and Design - Architecture - 10.05.2017
Sculpture in Context - Perspectives of a Virtual Recontextualization
Exhibition Opening of Ancient Cast Collection at Freie Universität Berlin on May 11, 2017 ' 112/2017 from May 10, 2017 An exhibition of sculptures in an architectural context will open on May 11, 2017, in the Cast Collection of Ancient Sculptures.

Environment - Architecture - 07.05.2017
MIT opens its energy-use data to the MIT community
MIT opens its energy-use data to the MIT community
MIT has launched a new website in beta form, making available a broad swath of detailed information about energy use and carbon emissions on campus.

Architecture - 03.05.2017
Preserving alpine architecture through drawings
Preserving alpine architecture through drawings
A new publication, a panel discussion and projects by EPFL students consider the future of alpine villages and their often-abandoned architectural heritage - particularly their emblematic granaries.

Architecture - 26.04.2017
3-D printing offers new approach to making buildings
3-D printing offers new approach to making buildings
The list of materials that can be produced by 3-D printing has grown to include not just plastics but also metal, glass, and even food. Now, MIT researchers are expanding the list further, with the design of a system that can 3-D print the basic structure of an entire building. Structures built with this system could be produced faster and less expensively than traditional construction methods allow, the researchers say.

Architecture - Civil Engineering - 20.04.2017
Toward greener construction: UW professor leads group setting benchmarks for carbon across life of buildings
A University of Washington-led research group has taken an important step toward measuring - and ultimately reducing - the global carbon footprint of building construction and long-term maintenance.

Architecture - Politics - 18.04.2017
School of Architecture Senior Exhibition, "What Do We Know?” Opens April 27
Miller Gallery and the School of Architecture at Carnegie Mellon University will jointly present "What Do We Know?” in the Miller Gallery from Thursday, April 27, through Saturday, April 29.

Architecture - 18.04.2017
"Buildings should be individualists"
Research news As an artist, Professor Tina Haase has a special way of seeing architecture. In this interview, she explains how art can inspire next-generation architects on ways to give tangible form to their ideas and why it's important for buildings not to lose their individuality.

Architecture - History / Archeology - 06.04.2017
Art and architecture faculty awarded fellowships
Art and architecture faculty awarded fellowships
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Three University of Illinois faculty in the College of Fine and Applied Arts have been awarded prestigious academic fellowships in their fields.

Architecture - 05.04.2017
From a border wall to a big, beautiful bridge
From a border wall to a big, beautiful bridge
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Architecture - 29.03.2017
Periodic ventilation keeps more pollen out than tilted-open windows
Periodic ventilation keeps more pollen out than tilted-open windows
Research news One in five persons in Germany suffers from a pollen allergy. During pollen season, the question of how to air rooms without triggering allergies constantly arises.

Architecture - 28.03.2017
Illinois architecture professor's book examines the biases in design of products and places
Illinois architecture professor’s book examines the biases in design of products and places
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — If you've ever had difficulty using a product or felt uncomfortable adapting to a piece of furniture or wearing certain clothing, it might not be your fault, but rather the result of poor design.