• Theme: Building and Construction

    “A forever educator, I call myself.” Christian Benimana is an architect whose design and work focuses on teaching society how to become self-sustainable and independent. Born and now living in Rwanda, Benimana did his studies in China. However, bringing community-mindedness to architecture was not always his plan. Bends...

    LEED- and BIM-savvy consultant firm for services in acoustics, audiovisual, telecommunications and security, the San Francisco-based Charles M. Salter Associates, Inc. offers “sound” advice. Its in-house presentation studio simulates acoustical environments, allowing clients a better understanding. One of the largest...

    “With our new 3-D printing process, we can take full advantage of the many desirable properties of this silicon oxycarbide ceramic, including high hardness, strength and temperature capability as well as resistance to abrasion and corrosion,” HRL program manager Dr. Tobias Schaedler explains in the video below. HRL,...

    Never get lost in your work environment again, and forget depending on a GPS or Wi-Fi. “The human-machine interface company” Daqri launched the Smart Helmet to enhance sensing capabilities outside the user’s traditional senses. The helmet fuses the company’s Intellitrack technology and native augmented reality...

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    “What does it look like when a designer creates their own material?” Brent Dzekciorius asked himself while launching his design production company, Dzek. After many late conversations with designer Max Lamb, the marble-composite material, Marmoreal, was born. Design advisor and curator, Dzekciorius launched Dzek in 2009...

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    The challenge of sound exists for all architecture projects from employing the right acoustical measurement system to drawing up the perfect ceiling. In Milan, we discuss the acoustical design world with professionals in town for the event and discover some fresh products. Artemide, an Acoustic Gold Mine Artemide, Red...

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    David Chipperfield’s Museo Della Cultura (Mudec), a repurposed steel factory on the outskirts of Milan, has won praises for its spare industrial aesthetic. The 60 million-euro project, a series of zinc clad boxy buildings arrayed around a curved glass structure, opened in March of last year. However, the long-running...

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    Mosca Partners and DAMN° revisited Palazzo Litta during Milan Design Week, together with some of the most interesting protagonists in international design, with their exhibition A Matter of Perception: Tradition & Technology. Berlin-based architect Diébédo Francis Kéré, born in Burkina Faso, transformed  the  courtyard...

    Building underground has never been easy, presenting designers and engineers with a unique set of problems. Yet today, thanks in part to some innovative technology, more and more architects are exploring the widening possibilities of subterranean space. Something Old, Something New Six meters under a street in...

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    February 2016, ArchiExpo visited IKEA-sponsored innovation hub Space10 located in Copenhagen, Denmark. The space hosted a streaming of the main TED event in Vancouver on Thursday 18. Simon Caspersen, director of communications at Space10, welcomed us to the event to meet part of the community. The educational and...

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