Timber ticks all the boxes in sustainable building and it takes Europe's forests only 7 seconds to grow the volume required for a 3-bedroom apartment.
Olga Fink, a World Economic Forum Young Scientist, is developing intelligent algorithms to improve the safety and reliability of complex industrial assets.
A look back at the space technologies which have been developed and refined since the first moon landing show just how far we've come.
Cities across Europe face housing challenges, with a lack of affordable homes a major issue. From London to Berlin, these are some of the proposed solutions.
The people of Taiperia Village are living on the edge of land and sea, but Fiji's town councils are helping vulnerable settlements by strengthening both natural and built infrastructure.
Around 1486, the Renaissance man began to work out an “ideal city” project, but it was so expensive, it was never built.
The researchers fashioned the body out of shower hoses, which move through a gear while vacuum pumps control the robot’s suction cups.
Using satellites and buoy data, scientists were able to determine the rate of wave growth between 1985 and 2018.
The new bill is intended to not only make the NYC skyline prettier, but also more environmentally friendly, adding to the city's renewable energy capacity.
Housing intended for warmer climates doesn't work well in the Arctic - but more energy efficient, healthier options are available, an expert says.
The dark brown melanin pigment, eumelanin, colors hair and eyes, and protects our skin from sun damage. It has also long been known to conduct electricity, but too little for any useful a...
Infrastructure and buildings play a key role in driving economic growth and enabling a high quality of life. Research by Arcadis highlights that almost 40% of global GDP is derived from b...
Smartphone sensors can now monitor the health of public infrastructure like roads and bridges - and potentially save lives.
The vast majority of the new megacities expected to break the 10 million mark between now and 2030 are located in developing regions. But London is also predicted to join the list.
Often decried as an expensive and unproven fig-leaf for the fossil fuel industry, the reality - that we cannot combat climate change without Carbon capture and storage - is, for many, an ...