MIT researchers make buildings smart enough to 'sense' internal damage over time

MIT researchers have developed a new computational model for buildings that analyzes ambient vibrations and uses these insights to monitor for damage or mechanical stress.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/09/mit-researchers-make-buildings-smart-enough-to-sense-internal-damage-over-time.html

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Post-9/11 shatterproof glass likely saved many from injuries in Chelsea blast

Shatterproof window glass installed in many New York City buildings following 9/11 potentially saved many from injuries from the Chelsea bombing last weekend. Multiple layers of glass bonded to plastic are designed to hold broken panes in place.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/21/post-911-shatterproof-glass-likely-saved-many-from-injuries-in-chelsea-blast.html

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Amazon's new build will resemble the Amazon

Amazon is revamping its Seattle headquarters, adding several new buildings, including a 524-foot-tall tower with a dog park perched on top, per Silicon Beat.

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Trailer or tiny home? The Tiny Drop is the best of both for off-the-grid living

Essentially a modified camping trailer, Tend Building’s Tiny Drop home on wheels is a sustainable off-grid house that excels at getting the absolute most out of its diminutive 150 square feet of living space.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/05/trailer-or-tiny-home-tiny-drop-is-best-both-for-off-grid-living.html

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Codenames for Apple's 'Project Titan' car HQ borrow from Greek mythology: 'Rhea,' 'Athena' & 'Medusa'

Article Image A series of buildings in Sunnyvale, Calif., are ground zero for Apple’s top secret “Project Titan” electric car project, and a new report reveals the codenames of some of the company’s facilities in the area, including names like “Pegasus,” “Aria,” “Rhea” and “Corvinus.”

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What will buildings of the future look like?

What will buildings look like in the future? If this week’s World Architecture Festival (WAF) is any indicator, the built environment will become more modular, multi-purpose and sustainable.


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Apple, Inc. massively expanding its iCloud data centers in Nevada, Oregon

Article Image Apple is rapidly building out large new cluster buildings its iCloud data center near Reno, Nevada, about four hours east of Silicon Valley. At the same time, the company has also bought another nearly 200 acres of land in Prineville, Oregon to continue parallel iCloud capacity expansion at that site.

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Demolition making way for new Apple Campus 2, Phase 2 buildings, aerial footage shows

Phase two of Apple’s ambitious Campus 2 construction project is now underway as obsolete buildings have been demolished over the past weeks to make way for new testing workshops and facilities for research and development.



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Apple leases two large Cupertino office buildings across from Campus 2

Recently discovered public documents show Apple has leased two buildings at Main Street Cupertino, an upcoming mixed use development currently under construction across from Apple’s Campus 2 headquarters.



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Sony’s creating ‘Inception Glasses’ that will bend city streets and buildings around you

A new augmented-reality technology from Sony based on the movie “Inception” has buildings grow and collapse like Shrinky-Dinks — making navigating a foreign city easier, or highlighting popular restaurants nearby. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/09/24/sonys-creating-inception-glasses-that-will-bend-city-streets-and-buildings/

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