Healthy buildings, made so through data

December 7, 2015 by  
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Vivian Dien, project manager of Quartz, explains the launch of the building industry database of commonly used building materials and their environmental and health hazard impacts.

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Designing healthy buildings through data

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Vivian Dien, project manager of Quartz, explains the launch of the building industry database of commonly used building materials and their environmental and health hazard impacts.

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Designing healthy buildings through data

Rammed-Earth Quartz Mountain Residence Captures Beauty of Arizona Desert

August 23, 2013 by  
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Read the rest of Rammed-Earth Quartz Mountain Residence Captures Beauty of Arizona Desert Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Arizona , desert , Kendle Design Collaborative , landscape , modern , natural light , Paradise Valley , passive solar , Quartz Mountain Residence , rammed earth , Sustainable        

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Revolutionary “Superman” Memory Crystals Can Store Data Virtually Forever

July 10, 2013 by  
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Quartz Crystal photo from Shutterstock While most of us are just getting used to the idea of 3D printing , scientists are already working on technological marvels that operate two dimensions deeper. Researchers at the University of Southampton recently announced that they were able to record and retrieve five dimensional digital data using a quartz crystal. The  ‘Superman’ memory crystal is a futuristic storage technique with unprecedented features – including a 360 terabyte per disc data capacity, thermal stability up to 1000°C and a practically unlimited lifetime. Read the rest of Revolutionary “Superman” Memory Crystals Can Store Data Virtually Forever Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 5D , civilization , crystals , data , data storage , fifth dimension , glass , lasers , memory , nanotechnology , quartz , Superman        

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New York Fashion Week: Popomomo Fall 2010, "City of Quartz" (Photos)

March 1, 2010 by  
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We are no strangers to Popomomo ‘s (short for post-postmodern movement) sustainable designs — we have been covering Lizz Wasserman’s L.A.-based label since Spring 2009 — and we were delighted to sit front row for her New York Fashion Week debut at the GreenShows . Garments are made with sustainable fabrics — hemp, organic cotton, tencel, bamboo — and Wasserman has even launched

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Handmade Clay Speakers Belt Out The "Sound of the Earth"

March 1, 2010 by  
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Designboom recently ran a competition called The Intelligent Hand, looking at craftsmanship. They note that “craftsmanship is an all but defunct art form and can be found in any field of endeavor imaginable. Craftsmanship produces superior quality products, with attention to detail that reflect the careful artisan precision.” These clay speakers, by Chilean designer Pablo Ocqueteau were short-listed

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