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Social Good

The Seabin Project: the Debris-Sucking Saviour of the Oceans

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.

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Architecture

Garden of Eden is in Singapore!

As competition for resources increases and urban populations expand, Singapore is embracing sustainable development.

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Architecture Maker

Tomorrow’s Homes: Modern Methods of Construction

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.

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Career Life

Successful People Always Leave the Office on Time?

Our 9-to-5 grind has produced a cult of workaholics. And regrettably, the eight to twelve hour workday hasn’t shifted in years.

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Social Good

‘Creation From Catastrophe’ a New exhibition looks at how architects are doing more to prepare us for disaster – but is it enough?

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

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Maker

Small Projects Often Mean Greater Innovation

Small projects often embody more innovation than larger more costly or high profile ones.

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Maker

Modular Eco-house System

Rammed earth modular housing with photovoltaic windows and roof garden

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Maker

9 Suggestions for Overcoming Barriers to Good Design When Using Modern Methods of Construction (Mmc)

The term ‘Modern Methods of Construction’ (MMC) embraces a range of technologies involving various forms of prefabrication and/or off-site assembly.

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Maker

The 8 Biggest Risks of Big Data Projects

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.

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Maker

Prefab Comeback

Prefab housing suffers from bad stigma but building homes from premade parts can save time and costs.

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