A unique ocean-cleaning technology developed by two Australian surfers has caught the attention of investors around the world. The Seabin won’t swallow Asia’s plastic pollution problem — but it’s a start.
As competition for resources increases and urban populations expand, Singapore is embracing sustainable development.
The Prefabricated Home doesn’t provide any answers, but it certainly asks the right questions, and they don’t just relate to prefabrication and housing, they concern the profession as a whole.
Our 9-to-5 grind has produced a cult of workaholics. And regrettably, the eight to twelve hour workday hasn’t shifted in years.
From floating schools to unseen plans for an alternative London, a new exhibition showcases the good, the bad and the ugly architectural responses to urban disasters
Small projects often embody more innovation than larger more costly or high profile ones.
Rammed earth modular housing with photovoltaic windows and roof garden
The term ‘Modern Methods of Construction’ (MMC) embraces a range of technologies involving various forms of prefabrication and/or off-site assembly.
The phenomenon of “Big Data” exacerbates the tension between potential benefits and privacy risks by upping the ante on both sides of the equation. Any project can fail for any number of reasons: bad management, poor budget management, or just a lack of relevant skills. However, big data projects bring their own specific risks.
Prefab housing suffers from bad stigma but building homes from premade parts can save time and costs.