AECOM’s tulip-shaped design selected for Istanbul’s new Air Traffic Control tower

January 6, 2016 by  
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iGA, a consortium of five Turkish contractors, selected AECOM and Italian firm Pininfarina to design Istanbul’s new Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower and technical facility. The design combines the aesthetic properties and dynamics of the aviation and automotive industries, reflecting speed and movement through its architectural form. The winning entry was chosen from six entries of famous firms, including Zaha Hadid Architects, RMJM and Moshe Safdie. Read the rest of AECOM’s tulip-shaped design selected for Istanbul’s new Air Traffic Control tower

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New World Trade Center Park Will Perch Above 9/11 Memorial Site

November 21, 2013 by  
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If this is your first time hearing anything about the new park planned for the World Trade Center site , that’s probably because it’s been kept relatively covert until now. As mentioned in The New York Times this week, the green space was designed to float above the 9/11 Memorial site , giving visitors elevated views. Read more about the planned park here . READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aecom , battery park city , Elevated Parks in New York , Financial DIstrict , Joseph E. Brown , Liberty Park , Liberty Street Park , lower Manhattan , Parkland , Port Authority of New York and New Jersey , santiago calatrava , St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church , world trade center , World Trade Center Park , World Trade Center Redesign , WTC Park , WTC Site        

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Blueshift Helium is the World’s First Wireless Supercapacitor-Powered Speaker

November 21, 2013 by  
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Electronics that rely on batteries have the disadvantage of succumbing to obsolescence once their charging and discharging cycles have reached their limit, but one firm is moving away from that model. Portland, Oregon-based Blueshift has created the world’s first wireless speakers powered by supercapacitors . This novel power-storage system not only allows their Helium speakers to juice up in just five minutes for six hours of continuous play, but it is designed to last a lifetime. Read the rest of Blueshift Helium is the World’s First Wireless Supercapacitor-Powered Speaker Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bamboo exterior , blueshift , bluetooth technology , helium , Helium speakers with infinite charge , Oregon , Portable Speakers , Portland , sam beck , smartphone compatible , speaker set , speakers powered by super capacitors , supercapacitor        

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Construction to Begin on Zaha Hadid’s Sustainable 2022 World Cup Stadium in Qatar

June 6, 2013 by  
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In preparation for hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup , Qatar has hired starchitect Zaha Hadid to design a sprawling new soccer stadium. Hadid’s studio will partner with  AECOM  to construct the stadium in Al Wakrah outside of Doha. Details of the design are still a bit fuzzy, but the new stadium will use renewable energy to cool the spectators in the desert climate. Read the rest of Construction to Begin on Zaha Hadid’s Sustainable 2022 World Cup Stadium in Qatar Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2022 FIFA World Cup , aecom , Al Wakrah , Doha , eco design , green design , qatar , sustainable design , sustainable stadium , zaha hadid        

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Construction to Begin on Zaha Hadid’s Sustainable 2022 World Cup Stadium in Qatar

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In preparation for hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup , Qatar has hired starchitect Zaha Hadid to design a sprawling new soccer stadium. Hadid’s studio will partner with  AECOM  to construct the stadium in Al Wakrah outside of Doha. Details of the design are still a bit fuzzy, but the new stadium will use renewable energy to cool the spectators in the desert climate. Read the rest of Construction to Begin on Zaha Hadid’s Sustainable 2022 World Cup Stadium in Qatar Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2022 FIFA World Cup , aecom , Al Wakrah , Doha , eco design , green design , qatar , sustainable design , sustainable stadium , zaha hadid        

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Snøhetta and AECOM Unveil New Design for Golden State Warriors Arena in San Francisco

May 7, 2013 by  
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk in Talks With Google to Develop Self-Driving Cars

May 7, 2013 by  
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Tesla Motors has long worked towards producing the car of the future, and the  Model S may well be the perfect electric vehicle for the middle class. If getting 265 miles per charge wasn’t enough to certify the sedan as an example of cutting edge technology, CEO Elon Musk recently told Bloomberg that he was in talks with Google to develop an autonomous driving system. Musk could take advantage of Google’s 500,000+ road miles to develop the technology, which he refers to as “autopilot” instead of “self-driving” to assuage fears of malfunction. Read the rest of Tesla CEO Elon Musk in Talks With Google to Develop Self-Driving Cars Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: autonomous , bloomberg , ceo , electric car , elon musk , Google , lexus , LIDAR , light detection and ranging system , Mercedes-Benz , model s , NISSAN , sedan , self-driving , Tesla Motors , Toyota , volvo        

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The Union Wood Wallet Is Perfect for Card-Carrying Minimalists

May 7, 2013 by  
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The Union is a slim minimalist wallet made from a solid wood piece and injection molded elastomer. The design is simple, streamlined and perfect for anyone who doesn’t need much more than a few cards, cash, and small miscellaneous essentials. The Union is part of a sustainable accessories range started by Chris Hong with the goal of incorporating wood into functional, everyday goods that endure. + The Union Wallet The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco accessories , eco wallet , slim wallets , the union wallet , union wallet , wood card holder , wood wallet        

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Foodscapes: Contemporary Compostable Tableware Made from Recycled Food Waste

May 7, 2013 by  
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Next time you throw a dinner party at home you can wow your guests even if your cooking isn’t amazing. Designed by Italian studio  Whomade  and  Michela Milani , ‘Foodscapes’ is a contemporary tableware collection that is compostable , free from artificial agents and made entirely from recycled food waste. Read the rest of Foodscapes: Contemporary Compostable Tableware Made from Recycled Food Waste Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carrot peels , compostable , Foodscapes , green products , italian design , Michela Milani , peanut husk , potato starch , Recycled Materials , recycling / compost , tableware , Whomade        

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Halley VI: The World’s First Modular Research Station in Antarctica Can Climb Through Snow

February 4, 2013 by  
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