France Invests $267.5 Million to Restore La Défense’s Crumbling Cube

August 6, 2014 by  
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La Grande Arche in La Défense has dominated Paris’ skyline for twenty five years, however the immense structure has fallen into disrepair as its marble facade crumbles and threatens to fall on people below. Fortunately, the French government has decided to invest €200 million to renovate the iconic building and work is scheduled to begin in October. Read the rest of France Invests $267.5 Million to Restore La Défense’s Crumbling Cube Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: building restoration , Danish architects , french architecture , iconic building restoration , Johann Otto von Spreckelsen , La Défense cube , La Defense , La Grande Arche renovation , paris architecture , Paris architecture renovation , Paris skyline , Paul Andreu buildings

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Awesome Flux Bike Charges Your Gadgets on the Go

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Cyclists are fond of saying, “it costs nothing and makes you thin” but now thanks to Royal College of Art graduate Offer Canfi , bicycles can also charge your gadgets. Canfi’s Flux project utilizes resonant inductive coupling – a method of transmitting electrical energy without man-made conductors – in order to not just charge phones and tablets, but also, it is hoped, to charge electric bikes via inductive bicycle lanes. Read the rest of Awesome Flux Bike Charges Your Gadgets on the Go Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bicycle charges electronics , bicycles , e-bike , electric bicycle , electric bikes , Flux project , gadget charging bike , green transportation , inductive bicycle lanes , Inductive coupling , Offer Canfi , Royal College of Art

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