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Just opening on Broadway: The Ice Box Challenge

Just opening on Broadway: The Ice Box Challenge

There have been some very boring shows on Broadway; some say that Tom Stoppard plays are like watching paint dry. Right now, New Yorkers can do something almost as boring; they can go to Broadway and watch ice melt in the Ice Box Challenge. © If we can make it …

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The Ecoflats by Solares Architecture are a glorious failure

The Ecoflats by Solares Architecture are a glorious failure

They worked so hard to meet the Passivhaus target and they missed it. There are not a few people out there who think that the Passive House or Passivhaus concept sets an “arbitrary energy target that ignores everything else.” Another critic once called it “a single metric ego-driven enterprise that …

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Affordable house can be 3D printed for $4,000 in less than 24 hours

Affordable house can be 3D printed for $4,000 in less than 24 hours

There’s a lack of affordable housing worldwide, from the most cosmopolitan of cities, to more remote, rural areas — affecting an estimated 1.2 billion people worldwide. Tiny houses, micro-apartments, and modular and prefabricated housing are some potential solutions, but others are offering even more radical proposals, such as American startup …

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