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“Contour Crafting” 3D-print constructor wins NASA Tech Briefs’ Create the Future Design Contest 2014

Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2014
"Robotic Building Construction by Contour Crafting" by educator Behrokh Khoshnevis of the University of Southern California was named the grand prize winner of the Create the Future Design Contest for 2014. Launched in 2002 by the NASA Tech Briefs magazine publishers, the contest was created to encourage…

More details on microalgae façade “SolarLeaf”, a Zumtobel Group Award 2014 nominee

Posted: Monday, August 11, 2014
"SolarLeaf" has been described as the world's first bioreactive façade that can help further research into algae as a potential renewable energy source. Designed by ARUP, SSC Strategic Science Consult, and Colt International, the façade was recently selected as one of 15 nominees for the prestigious Zumtobel…

Structural Awards 2014 shortlist is announced

Posted: Friday, August 01, 2014
It's that time of year again. The Institution of Structural Engineers revealed the 2014 shortlist for their annual Structural Awards today. The awards recognize achievement, innovation, and excellence in the field of structural engineering in addition to promoting its significant role in the creation of inventive design…

“Considering the Quake” exhibition explores the art and science in edgy seismic design

Posted: Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Stand your ground, the U.S. debut of the "Considering the Quake: Seismic Design on the Edge" exhibition will be on Feb. 13, 2014 at the AIA's Center for Architecture in New York. Based on resilient-design research gathered by curators Professor Ghyslaine McClure, P.Eng and founder/curator…

The Structural Awards - 2013 Shortlist

Posted: Tuesday, August 06, 2013
The Structural Awards, held by the Institution of Structural Engineers every year, recognizes the range of innovation, achievement, and excellence of structural engineers whose work is often overlooked. The Structural Awards highlights the challenging environments structural engineers constantly face in order to help build highly…

SafetyNet Wins First Prize at 2012 James Dyson Awards

Posted: Thursday, November 08, 2012
One winner and two runners-up have today been announced at this year's edition of the James Dyson Awards, an international student design award running in 18 countries. The first prize went to the entry 'SafetyNet - Escape Rings' from the UK. The two runners-up were the design…

AirDrop Irrigation Wins First Prize at 2011 James Dyson Awards

Posted: Friday, November 11, 2011
One winning project and two runners-up have recently been announced at the 2011 edition of the James Dyson Awards, an international student design award running in 18 countries. The first prize went to the entry 'AirDrop Irrigation' from Australia. Two top awards went to the design concepts…

The Holmenkollen Ski Jump Wins 2011 ECCS Structural Steel Design Award

Posted: Thursday, September 22, 2011
JDS Architects’ Holmenkollen Ski Jump has been announced as the winner of the 2011 ECCS Structural Steel Design Award today at the ECCS Congress in Potsdam, Germany. The award recognizes outstanding design in steel construction emphasizing the many advantages of steel in construction, production, economy…

James Dyson Award 2010 Invites the Public to Rate the Best Designs

Posted: Monday, August 16, 2010
Design engineers from 18 countries have entered projects for this year’s James Dyson Award. A panel of judges has already shortlisted the finalists for each country, and the international shortlist will be announced soon. You can get involved by rating each of the finalist entries on the

Engineers Without Borders-USA to Receive 2010 Turner Prize

Posted: Monday, July 19, 2010
On September 21, 2010, the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. will award Engineers Without Borders–USA (EWB–USA) the 2010 Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction Technology. EWB–USA is receiving the Turner Prize, which carries an honorarium of $25,000, for its…

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