A vertical city, a skyscraper that cleans air and a high-altitude building that could serve as a nature reserve. These are the winners of 2019 Skyscraper Competition held by eVolo Magazine. The jury selected 3 winners and 27 honorable mentions from 478 projects received.
Forget about those old-school plastic workplace entry cards! At its headquarters in Prague’s Radlice district, the bank ČSOB is now using biometric data in their place. They’re identifying employees based on fingerprints or blood-vessel scans. In the past, they also tested the use of face-recognition cameras.
Already today, robots with AI are regularly doing diagnostics, medicine, and manufacturing, driving cars and trains, working at reception desks, and helping at banks. And some of them are reading your resume right now. Technology is barreling ahead, and in a few years we’ll even see robots with creative abilities such as writing original texts.
Are you preparing your New Year’s resolutions? And how about if in 2019, alongside dropping pounds and drinking less coffee, reaching meetings on time, and taking a month-long vacation in Bhutan, you also try to improve your work environment? We’ve spoken with seven people, and so we can offer quite a bit of inspiration on what a designer, manager, or architect might want to change.