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This Week in Tech: A New Building Material Made from Potato Peels

Plus, the world’s first 3D-printed concrete commercial housing project, a new ArchitectChats episode, and more design-tech stories from this week. By Ayda Ayoubi London-based designers Rowan Minkley and Robert Nicoll along with research scientist Greg Cooper have developed...
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This Week in Tech: A Carbon-Negative Façade Panel that Absorbs CO2

Plus, an immersive mobile authoring application for jobsite communication, an energy-efficient off-grid house becomes RIBA’s House of the Year 2019, and more design-tech stories from this week. By Ayda Ayoubi Berlin-based think-tank Elegant Embellishments, co-founded by...
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This Week in Tech: Elon Musk’s LA Tunnel Scrapped

Plus, the U.N.’s Emissions Gap Report reveals we are falling short on carbon cutting goals, Autodesk announces its latest acquisition, and more design-tech news from this week. By Katharine Keane This week, Elon Musk’s Boring Company announced that it has abandoned...
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This Week in Tech: Top Stories from 2018

Ten short reads from ARCHITECT’s weekly series, which covers and curates design and technology news happening around the world. By Ayda Ayoubi As past stories in ARCHITECT’s “This Week in Tech” series, the 10 design-tech stories touch upon everything from...
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This Week in Tech: Cloud-Based Software Enables Architects to Collaborate Virtually on Projects

Plus, Washington, D.C., might run entirely on renewable energy by 2032, an interactive sculpture visualizes the operations of a net-zero building, and more design-tech news from this week. By Ayda Ayoubi Portland, Ore.–based software company the Wild has launched a cloud-based,...
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Week in tech: eight U.S. cities pledge that all new construction will be net zero by 2030, incorporating drone imagery into design workflows, and more

Oregon Legalizes Mass Timber High-Rises, eight U.S. cities pledge that all new construction will be net zero by 2030, incorporating drone imagery into design workflows, paper that can change form, and more design-tech news from this week. By Katharine Keane On Thursday, mayors...
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This Week in Tech: A 3D-Printed Steel Bridge Takes Form

Plus, don’t miss the early bird deadline for ARCHITECT’s R+D Awards on April 13, take a virtual walk through the Burning Man festival, and more design-tech news from this week. By Selin Ashaboglu Dutch 3D-printing firm MX3D has completed the construction of a fully...
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