19 Jun 2020 Building Innovations

India based Rhino Machines introduces brick made from recycled plastic and sand

The problem: India currently accounts for 10% of world production in the casting and forging industry, of which carbon dust and residue from recycled waste forms nearly 4.3 million metric tons of dumped waste each year, a huge environmental hazard. A... More
New augmented bricklaying technology integrates craftsmanship into the digital fabrication process

New augmented bricklaying technology integrates craftsmanship into the digital fabrication process

The façade of this winery building in Kitros, Greece is made from 13,596 individually rotated and tilted bricks and was assembled on-site with... More

Building D(emountable) is a showcase for circular construction
29 May 2020 Building Innovations

Building D(emountable) is a showcase for circular construction

In the center of the Dutch city of Delft, Building D(emountable) is modern, sustainable and, unsurprisingly given its name, fully demountable. Located... More

How to create great acoustics in grand spaces
29 May 2020 Building Innovations

How to create great acoustics in grand spaces

‘Acoustics’ in architecture is all about optimizing the sound environment. Two overarching categories used when discussing acoustics are s... More

HANNAH transforms waste wood into sustainable building material using 3D scanning and robotic based fabrication technology
22 May 2020 Building Innovations

HANNAH transforms waste wood into sustainable building material using 3D scanning and robotic based fabrication technology

With this prototypical cabin design, innovators at the Cornell University Faculty of Architecture are using diseased ash wood, 3d printing technology... More

SUMMARY Studio’s latest work shows the exciting freedom of prefabricated construction

SUMMARY Studio’s latest work shows the exciting freedom of prefabricated construction

After the release of a prefabricated prototype and an exhibition on the topic at La Biennale di Venezia, SUMMARY Studio have completed their first pre... More

The world’s first 3D printed irrigated green wall

The world’s first 3D printed irrigated green wall

BANYON ECO WALL by BigRep is the world’s first fully 3D printed, irrigated green wall with an embedded water supply and drainage system. The inn... More

Company New Heroes in collaboration with Krown.bio creates mycelium pavilion grown out of agricultural waste

Company New Heroes in collaboration with Krown.bio creates mycelium pavilion grown out of agricultural waste

In an effort to find solutions to the growing climate challenges Company New Heroes started the experiment of building a biobased pavilion. Company Ne... More

This robot can lay a 3-bedroom house in 2 days

This robot can lay a 3-bedroom house in 2 days

Austrialian robotics company Fastbrick Robotics developed the world’s first autonomous bricklaying robot that can lay brick ten times faster than the... More

Is Living Tiny The New Normal?
30 Aug 2019 Building Innovations

Is Living Tiny The New Normal?

A new book by Jacqueline Tellinga entitled ‘Klein Wonen – Small Homes’ explores the idea of ‘living small’ through precedent, looking comprehensive at... More