Spiral Skyscraper – Manhattan, New York

Spiral Skyscraper – Manhattan, New York

New York City’s newest skyscraper “The Spiral” is now under construction. This 1,031 foot tall building is the fifth super-tall to be added in the area. “The Spiral” was designed by New York’s own Bjarke Ingels Group and commissioned by developer Tishman Speyer as a...
Biosolid Bricks

Biosolid Bricks

Image credit: RMIT University Biosolid bricks could be the future of disposing human waste. Over 30% of our sewage after it’s drained of water, treated, and dried just ends up rotting in a landfill. According to researchers at Australia’s RMIT University, biosolid...
Semi-automated Robot – Sam100

Semi-automated Robot – Sam100

Sam100 is a semi-automated bricklaying robot designed for onsite masonry construction. Sam100 was made to assist with the strenuous task of lifting and placing brick, increasing the masons productivity by 3-5x what they could do before while at the same time reducing...
KnitCandela – 3D Knitted Shells

KnitCandela – 3D Knitted Shells

KnitCandela is 3D knitted shell technology developed at ETH Zurich and designed to pay tribute to Felix Candela. The heart of this curved concrete shell is knitted while the structure’s formwork is a textile supported by steel cable-net. The structure was designed by...