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Experts disagree on whether Taiwan is facing an ‘earthquake swarm’ or not

The iconic towers, one vertical and the other one tilted, will consist of 68 and 64 floors respectively

Such a project is ‘feasible’ and has ‘exceptional’ business potential, says top architect

Wednesday, 07 February 2018 01:00

Could circular runways revolutionize air travel?

The new airport concept, called ‘the endless runway’, could be used in all wind conditions, since there is always a point without a crosswind on the circular track

The spectacular footpath is 488 meters (1,601 feet) long, breaking the previous record by 58 m (191 feet)

A local architect, with his ‘Opod Tube Housing’ project, aims to build low-cost, stackable apartments using sections of 2.5m-wide concrete water pipes

The researchers have been training a local community living in an area at high risk of landslides to monitor how their main hillside is shifting over time, by sending photos back to them via WhatsApp

The initiative started as a way to deal with the large quantities of waste glass that are produced on the island and stay untreated, ending up into the natural surroundings

MIT students have found a way to produce plastic-reinforced concrete that is up to 15% stronger than conventional concrete, by adding irradiated bits of plastic water bottles

Designed by the Brazilian architect Isay Weinfeld, this mixed-use tower located in the Jardins area, Sao Paulo consists of four varying volumes, each of them with different-sized floor plates that range from 450 to 594 m2. The project, named Santos Augusta, aims to bring a fresh look to the city.