Photo by Joseph Xu courtesy the University of Michigan Xiaozhou Che, EECS Graduate Research Assistant, holds an organic tandem photovoltaic cell

This Week in Tech: 3D-Printed Self-Folding Materials

Plus, the world’s largest wind turbine begins testing, pollution-filled geodesic domes in London, and more design-tech news from this week. By Katharine Keane Thermorph from Morphing Matter Lab on Vimeo. Using an “inexpensive” 3D printer, a team of Carnegie...
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Sample spread from CHARAS: The Improbable Dome Builders Courtesy Pioneer Works Press/The Song Cave

Spring Books: 19 New Architecture and Design Titles to Read

Spring has sprung, along with a new crop of architecture and design books—here are our top picks from publishers like Phaidon, Lars Müller, Actar, and more. As cold months finally come to a close, we herald springtime renewal with a fresh list of the books we’ve been reading here...
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Tampa to Get Big New Hotel Complex Next to Convention Center

The complex will have three hotels, including a new JW Marriott and EDITION property, and 150,000 square feet of combined event space. Tampa is set to get a major new lifestyle and event complex anchored by new JW Marriott and EDITION hotels. An existing Marriott hotel is also...
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