Two men, who run a travel business in hill state of Himachal Pradesh in India, have built two real, habitable Igloos at an altitude of 9,000 feet. The local men Tashi and Vikas had been planning to give it a try but it required sub-zero
World’s first underground park, the Lowline, is planned one story beneath Delancey Street in New York City. The development work is under progress and the park is expected to open for public by 2020. The park will be spread on about 50,000-square-feet. For now, a
In order to achieve the goal of making Indian capital a solar city, Delhi Government has informed that soon Delhi Secretariat will be the first Secretariat in the country to be powered completely by solar energy. Under the project a 3 MW ground-based solar
Ravenna based enterprise and leader in 3D printing, World’s Advanced Saving Project (WASP), earlier this week announced its plan to unveil world’s largest 3D printer in Rieti, Italy. WASP calls it the Big Delta that stands about 40 feet tall with a 20 feet diameter.
Working with industrial partners, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has experimented with what they are calling as ‘additive manufacturing integrated energy’ (AMIE). The project included a 3D printed, two-seater, natural gas-powered hybrid electric vehicle and a solar-powered building. The 38x12x13-foot building is 3D printed, and was designed
A month ago, India had commissioned world’s first 100 percent solar-powered airport in Cochin. Recently, India’s greenest airport terminal at Chandigarh international airport in Mohali was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Built by Larsen and Toubro (L&T), the terminal, spread over 53,000 square meters, is designed in accordance
FIVE AM, a Belgian-based studio, has designed an adorable, compact, mobile office inside a camping trailer. It’s called dojowheels. It can be displaced at will.
These days, a 12-meter-tall periscope in Brazil is attracting a lot of crowd fascinated by the views across Lagoa, Santa, a lagoon. The Architect, Pedro Barata e Arquiteos Associados, claims it to be world’s biggest periscope.
Solar energy is top option for the world afraid to face the judgment day. Climate change is forcing developed as well as developing countries to use renewable source of energy. All major structures, machines, devices, and everything that requires electricity to operate is looking for
Recently Samarth, Nepal Market Development Programme that works to improve infrastructure in less urbanized areas of Nepal organized International Architectural Contest to develop specialized, modern day, high-altitude shelters for trekkers in the Himalayan country.