Zaha Hadid and Daniel Libeskind near completion on CityLife’s luxury residences in Milan

June 4, 2015 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Zaha Hadid and Daniel Libeskind near completion on CityLife’s luxury residences in Milan

Read the rest of Zaha Hadid and Daniel Libeskind near completion on CityLife’s luxury residences in Milan Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Arata isozaki , city life , City life daniel libeskind , City Life district , City Life district Milan , City Life residences , city life Zaha Hadid , Daniel Libeskind , mixed use district , zaha hadid

Read more:
Zaha Hadid and Daniel Libeskind near completion on CityLife’s luxury residences in Milan

Architects and artists sling harsh criticism at Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge project

June 3, 2015 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Architects and artists sling harsh criticism at Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge project

When someone says “Everyone is a critic,” they’re typically exaggerating. If architect Thomas Heatherwick is saying it now, it might actually seem true. A host of prominent British architects, novelists, and artists have expressed sharp—and public—criticism of Heatherwick’s proposed Garden Bridge project in London, which still awaits judicial review. Some have called the bridge project “crap” while others simply claim Heatherwick is the “wrong person” for the job. Read the rest of Architects and artists sling harsh criticism at Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge project Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Boris Johnson , Garden Bridge , Heatherwick Studio , joanna lumley , London , thomas heatherwick , Thomas Heatherwick Studio , zaha hadid

More here:
Architects and artists sling harsh criticism at Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge project

Will.i.am Creates a Truly Independent Smartwatch That Includes Designs by Zaha Hadid

October 25, 2014 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

Comments Off on Will.i.am Creates a Truly Independent Smartwatch That Includes Designs by Zaha Hadid

While some smart-watches out there are really no more than a complement for a smartphone, Will.i.am has created a truly independent smart watch that operates completely on its own. Called the PULS, it can actually replace your phone. The smartwatch is able to do most of the things that you expect from your smartphone. Even better, Zaha Hadid is backing the device by contributing her talented hand to the design. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: independent smartwatch , mobile smartwatch , PULS , PULS smartwatch , smartwatch design , Will.i.am , Will.i.am PULS , Will.i.am smartwatch , zaha hadid , Zaha Hadid PULS , Zaha Hadid smartwatch

View original post here:
Will.i.am Creates a Truly Independent Smartwatch That Includes Designs by Zaha Hadid

Leviathan Transformable Antarctic Research Facility Acts as a Hub for Environmental Tourism in Antarctica

September 30, 2014 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Leviathan Transformable Antarctic Research Facility Acts as a Hub for Environmental Tourism in Antarctica

Read the rest of Leviathan Transformable Antarctic Research Facility Acts as a Hub for Environmental Tourism in Antarctica Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: antarctica , architecture student , environmental tourism , extreme weather , harsh weather , research station , student work , Transformable Antarctic Research Facility , transformable architecture , transportation hub , Vienna architecture student , zaha hadid

See the rest here:
Leviathan Transformable Antarctic Research Facility Acts as a Hub for Environmental Tourism in Antarctica

A 650-Foot-Long Running Track Tops This Space-Saving Elementary School in China

September 30, 2014 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on A 650-Foot-Long Running Track Tops This Space-Saving Elementary School in China

Read the rest of A 650-Foot-Long Running Track Tops This Space-Saving Elementary School in China Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: china , elementary school , LYCS Architecture , recreational design , rooftop running track , running track , space saving architecture , Tiantai , Zhejiang

Excerpt from:
A 650-Foot-Long Running Track Tops This Space-Saving Elementary School in China

Zaha Hadid Sues The New York Review of Books for Defamation

August 26, 2014 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Zaha Hadid Sues The New York Review of Books for Defamation

Pritzker prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid does not appreciate the criticism that has been leveled at her of late. She recently announced plans to sue The New York Review of Books and architecture critic Martin Filler over alleged defamatory statements in a recent book review. Specifically, Hadid takes exception with the implication that she was indifferent to the alleged difficult working conditions of migrant workers on high-profile construction projects in the Middle East, including her own. She is also upset that Filler used large portions of his June 5 review of Rowan Moore’s “ Why We Build: Power and Desire in Architecture ” to question her success and fault her personality, although she was not a prominent character in the book. Read the rest of Zaha Hadid Sues The New York Review of Books for Defamation Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: al wakrah stadium , baker & hostetler , defamation suit , martin fuller , new your review of books , oren warshavsky , Qatar World Cup , rowan moore , why we build: power and desire in architecture , working conditions of migrant workers , zaha hadid

See the original post: 
Zaha Hadid Sues The New York Review of Books for Defamation

Scientists Develop Technology That Can Get Travelers From Shanghai to San Francisco in Two Hours

August 26, 2014 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Scientists Develop Technology That Can Get Travelers From Shanghai to San Francisco in Two Hours

Shanghai to San Francisco in two hours flat?  It’s possible, according to the Harbin Institute of Technology, which is developing a supersonic submarine that is capable of traveling at a blistering 3600 mph. Using developments in supercavitation technology, the institute has made it possible for submarines (or torpedoes) to travel nearly at the speed of sound. Read the rest of Scientists Develop Technology That Can Get Travelers From Shanghai to San Francisco in Two Hours Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: high speed submarine , high speed travel , high speed water travel , speed of sound submarine , speed of sound travel , submarine technology , Supercavitation , Supercavitation submarine , Supercavitation technology , Supercavitation torpedo , travel technology , water travel , water travel technology

Read the original post:
Scientists Develop Technology That Can Get Travelers From Shanghai to San Francisco in Two Hours

Zaha Hadid Deflects Responsibility for Over 500 Qatar World Cup Worker Deaths

February 27, 2014 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Zaha Hadid Deflects Responsibility for Over 500 Qatar World Cup Worker Deaths

Zaha Hadid’s Al Wakrah stadium for the Qatar 2022 World Cup has raised eyebrows since it was first revealed, but a shockingly high number of construction deaths are threatening to cast a sinister shadow over the yonic structure. According to The Guardian, more than 500 Indian migrant workers have reportedly died in construction preparations for the World Cup. When The Guardian asked for her thoughts, Hadid replied that it is “not my duty as an architect to look at it.” Read the rest of Zaha Hadid Deflects Responsibility for Over 500 Qatar World Cup Worker Deaths Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: al wakrah stadium , architect liability , construction deaths , indian migrant workers , migrant worker deaths , migrant workers , qatar 2022 world cup stadium , qatar labor laws , Qatar World Cup , world cup construction , world cup stadium , yonic architecture , zaha hadid        

Go here to read the rest: 
Zaha Hadid Deflects Responsibility for Over 500 Qatar World Cup Worker Deaths

Volcanic Eruptions May Have Slowed Climate Change, New Study Shows

February 27, 2014 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Volcanic Eruptions May Have Slowed Climate Change, New Study Shows

Image of volcano eruption / Shutterstock According to a recent study published in the journal Nature Geoscience , an unusually high number of volcanic eruptions over the past 14 years may have helped to slow the progress of global warming. The explosions released sulfur dioxide particles into the atmosphere, reflecting more sunlight into space and accounting for lower average temperatures than predicted by many climate models . But the effect is not expected to last. Read the rest of Volcanic Eruptions May Have Slowed Climate Change, New Study Shows Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: benjamin d. santer , china , Climate Change , climate model , coal fire power plant , el nino souther oscillation , geoengineering , global warming , Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change , lawrence livermore national laboratory , nature geoscience , sulfate aerosol , sulfur dioxide particles , troposphere , volcanic eruption        

See the original post: 
Volcanic Eruptions May Have Slowed Climate Change, New Study Shows

Zaha Hadid’s Spaceship-Like Olympic Stadium in Tokyo May Be Scaled Down

October 28, 2013 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Zaha Hadid’s Spaceship-Like Olympic Stadium in Tokyo May Be Scaled Down

Zaha Hadid could be forced to redesign her winning proposal for the new Tokyo National Olympic Stadium due to its high cost and enormous size. The design for the 80,000-seat stadium approved by the country’s government six months ago will have to be downsized, according to Japan’s sports minister Hakubum Shimomura, in order to better suit the urban context in which it will be built. Read the rest of Zaha Hadid’s Spaceship-Like Olympic Stadium in Tokyo May Be Scaled Down Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Fumihiko Maki , japan architecture , Kengo Kuma , Olympic Games 2020 , SANAA , Sou Fujimoto , stadium design , tokyo architecture , Tokyo National Olympic Stadium , Tokyo Olympic Stadium , toyo ito , zaha hadid , Zaha Hadid Architects , Zaha Hadid Olympic Stadium Japa        

Read more here:
Zaha Hadid’s Spaceship-Like Olympic Stadium in Tokyo May Be Scaled Down

« Previous PageNext Page »

Bad Behavior has blocked 1052 access attempts in the last 7 days.