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Duplex Living: Utilising the Space in Your Home
Residential
Monday January 9 2017

Duplex Living: Utilising the Space in Your Home

Have you ever put a bed in a room purely because it was marked ‘bedroom’ on your official floor plans? Many of us can start feeling...

Fleet of Robots to Build 3D Printed Mars Shelter
Technology
Tuesday September 29 2015

Fleet of Robots to Build 3D Printed Mars Shelter

Foster + Partners has designed some of the most famous buildings in the world and, if one of its recent designs is anything to go by,...

Canada’s Bold Design for a 20km Space Elevator
Buildings
Tuesday August 18 2015

Canada’s Bold Design for a 20km Space Elevator

A newly patented design for facilitating rocket launches envisages the construction of a 20 kilometre tall "space tower" extending all the way into the Earth's stratosphere....

The Perils of Space Debris
Environment
Wednesday June 10 2015

The Perils of Space Debris

In the story Alice in Wonderland, an opium smoking caterpillar called Absolem is known for his riddles and sage advice.  

Inside the World’s Narrowest Home
Residential
Saturday May 9 2015

Inside the World’s Narrowest Home

A house built in an extremely narrow vacant space between two existing buildings measures a mere 127 centimetres at its widest interior point and only 76...

Japan to Capture Solar Energy from Space
Energy
Saturday March 14 2015

Japan to Capture Solar Energy from Space

A major Japanese machinery company says it has succeeded in transmitting energy wirelessly, marking a step toward solar power generation in space.

The Challenge for Tertiary Education Spaces
Public
Friday January 30 2015

The Challenge for Tertiary Education Spaces

In early September, I attended the Tertiary Education Management Conference (TEMC) in Cairns.

Curvaceous Capsule Offers a Voyage to the Edge of Space
Commercial
Monday May 12 2014

Curvaceous Capsule Offers a Voyage to the Edge of Space

Commercial space travel is slated to offer aspiring astronauts a taste of the stratosphere.

New Urban Park Designed Under Abu Dhabi’s Cracked Desert Floor
Urban Planning
Thursday May 8 2014

New Urban Park Designed Under Abu Dhabi’s Cracked Desert Floor

Following the rapid growth of the city’s recent development, a proposal for Al Fayah Park re-conceives a major piece of public land in Abu Dhabi, aiming...