Archive January 2017

World’s first 3D-printed footbridge

3 years ago — Long Read

In a world first the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) has unveiled a first 3D-printed pedestrian bridge. The bridge spans 40 ft (12 m) and measures 5.7 ft...

IKEA flat-pack refugee shelter wins Design of the Year

3 years ago — Quick Read

A temporary shelter designed for refugees by IKEA has been named the 2016 Beazley Design of the Year. The design had already clinched the prize for the architecture category and...

The University of Bath is offering a fully funded PhD to investigate “Video Dressing Virtual Actors”

3 years ago — Long Read

The CAMERA (Centre for the Analysis of Motion, Entertainment Research and Applications) project, part of the University of Bath, is offering something a little different to prospective to PhD candidates...

Suit Up – Boeing Reveals Sleeker & “Cooler” Starliner Spacesuit

3 years ago — Long Read

With the Boeing CST-100 Starliner set to take to space in 2018 Boeing have revealed that its passengers and crew will be more stylish and quite literally cooler than their...

Engineers have built a 1,000-watt “super laser”

3 years ago — Quick Read

British and Czech Engineers have announced that they have constructed and fired the "Bivoj" - a 1000-watt "high peak power laser" named after a Herculean-like Czech mythical hero Bivoj is...

“Britain in Space” – Born to Engineer talk to Photographer James Ball about documenting Britain’s thriving space industry

3 years ago — Long Read

There has never been a more exciting time for the British space industry This is the opinion of British photographer James Ball (aka Docubyte) who has spent the last six...