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This week, people reacted to Elon Musk’s Cybertruck and plastic bubbles

This week on Dezeen, Tesla’s futuristic Cybertruck polarised opinions…

Tesla truck via Dezeen
Tesla truck via Dezeen
Natashah Hitti
The Cybertruck is a bulletproof electric pickup truck made from cold-rolled stainless steel that has armoured glass windows.

The vehicle’s unconventional, sci-fi-style design divided opinions on social media, as some praised Musk for his “courage” in creating such a “fascinating” vehicle, and others labelled it as “ridiculous”.

Lego also responded to the launch by mocking Tesla with a “guaranteed shatterproof” brick model of the Cybertruck.

Plastic bubbles incorporated into high-rise to reduce concrete usage by 35 per cent
Plastic bubbles incorporated into high-rise to reduce concrete usage by 35 per cent

Also popular with Dezeen readers was a German construction project that saved an estimated 136 tonnes of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere by building with concrete slabs that include air pockets made of recycled plastic.

The inclusion of these air pockets mean that the slabs comprise up to 35 per cent less material than solid reinforced concrete.

Read on >>> Source: Dezeen This week, people reacted to Elon Musk’s Cybertruck

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