With an open frame inspired by early Indian motorcycles, Juicer bikes draw attention when they roll down the street—from green vehicle enthusiasts as well as stereotypical biker types. This is all part of Twomey’s plan to make electric bikes just as cool as their fossil fuel counterparts.
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Winner of the second place prize in an international design competition, the Forest City was created for a 24-hectare site and judged on its efficiency of land use, sensitivity to the environment, and inclusion of a landmark building that embodied the notion of a forest city.
Dallas could soon have the biggest city nature park in America, part of which is the Trinity River Park designed by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates.
Besides Acciona, the firm that performed most of the heavy lifting, both literally and figuratively, the institute's most notable collaborator was Enrico Dini, the so-called "man who prints houses". Dini developed D-Shape, a massive 3D printer that's the first—and perhaps only—of its kind to fuse sand into layer after layer of solid rock. With the Alcobendas bridge marking a civil-engineering first, the IAAC is hailing the construction as a "milestone for the construction sector at…
Artist Heather Clark collaborated with Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Digital Structures research group to temporarily transform the burned-and-boarded property into the Sky Stage interactive building-scale public artwork in Frederick, Maryland.