Tarmac is helping movie makers and film producers achieve stunning backdrops to their blockbusters with a new online guide to the company’s many and varied quarries and sites that could make the perfect film set.
The first of three new bridges to be built in the Netherlands using flax has been completed. Flax is a material that has been with us for thousands of years in the form of clothing, sacks, and ropes for ships. Nowadays, this old material has been ‘rediscovered’, and could become the buil
A Japanese railway company has unveiled a giant worker robot that can be tasked to carry out jobs that are considered risky for humans. The robot has a human-like torso and a pair of hands to carry out a range of tasks, such as cleaning the power lines with a specially-designed multi-angle brus
The world’s first prototype of a resilient and sustainable floating community has been unveiled with construction set to begin in 2023. Designed by BIG alongside local architects SAMOO, OCEANIX Busan in South Korea aims to provide breakthrough technology for coastal cities facing severe land s
A supertall skyscraper that is both the world's skinniest and one of the tallest in the Western hemisphere has been completed in New York City. Designed by SHoP Architects, 111 West 57th Street is located on Manhattan's Billionaires' Row and has a height-to-width ratio of 24:1.
A couple whose "golf-course-view" home was repeatedly struck by golf balls has won nearly £4 million after a court ruled the neighbouring country club should have done more to protect them. As many as 651 golf balls struck the property of Erik and Athina Tenczar, who live next to the 15th hole
Famous for having a stadium that shakes when fans jump together at big matches, Argentine soccer club Boca Juniors has installed devices that make the club’s training grounds vibrate as a way to prepare young players to play in the hustle and bustle.