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Whitaker Studio’s Futuristic Shipping Container Home Set to Begin Construction in 2018

Whitaker Studio’s Joshua Tree Residence takes shipping container architecture to the next level. Commissioned by a Los Angeles-based film producer, the home’s design takes inspiration from an earlier concept by Whitaker Studio intended for an office building that was never realized. Set to begin construction in 2018, the home’s starburst configuration was carefully planned by the […]

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Proterra’s Electric Bus Breaks World Record, Traveling 1,102 Miles on A Single Charge

California-based company Proterra believes their electric buses could be another step towards removing our reliance on fossil fuels. Proterra’s Catalyst E2 Max Electric bus set a new world record for the longest distance traveled – 1,102.2 miles – by an electric vehicle on a single charge. The 40-foot bus packs a hefty 660kWh battery, as […]

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Eviation Unveils All-Electric Private Jet

Eviation Aircraft released the first prototype of an all-electric airplane. Named the “Alice”, the zero-emission aircraft has the capacity to carry nine passengers and two crew members and has a range of roughly 600 miles. Eviation Aircraft markets the Alice as a commuter plane that could be used to book short trips between major cities […]

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The Proposed Improvements to Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive

A fresh set of renderings for the transformation of Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive have been revealed. The new plan calls for a 70-acre park extending out into Lake Michigan as well as upgrades to the beaches at Oak Street and Ohio Street. The new proposals have been developed by the state and city departments of […]

Events

Event Showcase: Humanscale’s “Beyond Sustainability” Discussion

The 4th floor of the Soho House set the scene for a thoughtful and compelling presentation about sustainability in furniture design. The presenter was Jon Strassner, Director of Workplace Strategy at Humanscale. A LEED Accredited Professional since 2007, Jon is passionate about Humanscale’s role in the Net Positive Movement. Jon has been a speaker at […]

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Pro/Engineer is Stealthy

In the future drone aircraft will sustain more gravity forces than the human body can withstand. Drones can already stay deployed longer than a human can stay awake. The F35 maybe the last strike fighter with a pilot in the air...
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NeoCon 2010

The long lines for the elevator suggested that we had record numbers at NeoCon this year. The use of materials and innovation seamed to play a general theme for this event. Click To View Images:
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Haven’t You Heard?!… That SEO Is The Word?!

The big question here is: “What’s the point of having a website when no one can find it?” Say you do have the most amazing looking website and you’ve spent all this money paying the most talented designe...
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NeoCon 2009, White Town

Recession shows signs of improving and people are loving the white furniture in Chicago, the new White Town. It’s always a sensory overload walking NeoCon and this year was not different. Usually there is some sort of col...
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Independent Design

Pictured above: Ayn Rand Admit it. How cool would it be to sell a few thousand of your designs or have a museum curator acquire a piece for their collection? Better yet how about your picture on the cover of a magazine where ot...
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