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A city in Morocco is to become home to one of the world's largest solar power plants aiming to deliver half the country's energy by 2020. Based near the Sahara desert, Ouarzazate will see a complex of four linked solar mega-plants that, alongside hydro and wind, will help provide nearly half of Moro

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A 760 mph capsule-based transportation system which would connect London to Glasgow in as little as 30 minutes could be built in the UK, according to its developers. Speaking at BaseStone's Construct//Disrupt, an event held in London to explore the future of transportation technologies, the company

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Did you know that the most expensive building in the world is the Abraj Al Bait in Saudi Arabia, costing a staggering $15 billion USD? Or that the second and third most expensive structures are in Singapore? An infographic created by Cliona Moynihan from Irish architecture practice Cantrell & Cr

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30km tall buildings with spaceports, driverless vehicles and mini-cities in the sky are just a few of the things we can expect to see in 2045, according to a new report from Hewden. The equipment hire firm’s ‘2045: Constructing the Future’ report was launched yesterday to coincide with the dat

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The boss of a company at the centre of a road rage row caught on CCTV says he has fired the van driver seen in the footage. The manager of APC Lofts in Salford, who did not want to be named for fears over his safety, said he was “appalled” at the driving of one of his former joiners on the M62.

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A Halloween display depicting dead construction workers has been erected in a small US town by locals fed up with never ending road repairs. The elaborate display includes skeletons operating backhoes and a local tram falling into an enormous hole. A skull and crossbones on an orange road sign warns

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The house where Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead is now set to be used as a party venue by two local businessmen. Footage has emerged of business partners David Scott, 33, and Kagiso Mokopane, 23, giving a candid tour of the house, beers in hand, exp

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A Boeing 737 aeroplane fuselage is to be transformed into a dining area at an entertainment centre in Glasgow. The go-karting and leisure centre named The Experience, based in Hillington, is located at a former Rolls Royce Aero factory and the social enterprise is looking to reconnect with that hist

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Architect Zaha Hadid has teamed up with musician Pharrell Williams to design a pair of trainers as part of the singer’s collection for Adidas. Hadid's designs feature on the moulded rubber Shelltoe that caps the front of a pair from Williams’ Supershell Shoes range.

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Plans have been submitted for a slim mirrored skyscraper that – if it goes ahead – will be the tallest building in Europe. The part where things get weird is that it the structure designed by Californian firm Morphosis (headed by Pritzker Architecture Prize winner Thom Mayne) is to be located in

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A large sinkhole has appeared near a green on the UK mainland's most westerly golf course. The 9ft (3m) deep, 22ft (7m) long hole was caused by heavy rain washing away a drain running under part of Traigh Golf Course, near Mallaig.

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