A 3D printer on a construction site – Sounds like a science fiction? Well, no more. One of these has recently printed a two-storey office building for the Dubai municipality. With a total area of 640 square meters, it is the largest 3D printed building in the world.
These homely devices—which can copy up to 150 pages per minute today—have been part of the office world for over 60 years. What illness was behind their beginnings? And how do fire extinguishers relate to it all?
United Therapeutics company came up with probably the most intelligent passive building in the world. “Unisphere” uses an extraordinary combination of modern technologies to enable a zero net energy space even in the city center of Washington (MD).
Will we be working in self-driving cars? Meeting in virtual offices? At the Friendly Buildings 2019 conference, developers, architects, and technology experts outlined bold visions for how work environments and the operations of “smart buildings” are going to change.
Values, visions, plans. Every company tries to present them, but not everybody is able to project them in such a magnificent way as Nexen Tire. The stormy waves, giant projections of Prince of Persia or the dancer's musculature on a 30-meter LCD display in the public lobby give you a surrealistic impression.
Door that opens right in front of you. Elevator that arrives before you press the button. Coffee that's being prepared as soon as you enter the café. This is not sci-fi. This is a reality, developed by California company Proxy.