Two years on what’s the verdict for the world’s first solar road?

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Two years ago, the worlds first solar road opened outside a small village in Normandy. Two years down the road how has it faired? Sadly the 2,800 square meter test road, according to a report by Le Monde, has turned out to be a colossal engineering failure. As...

Infographic — What Are The 10 Longest Tunnels in the World?

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Often overlooked, tunnels are modern day engineering marvels. While today the longest and most impressive tunnels are concentrated in parts of Europe and Asia (due to their mountainous topographies) there might be a revolution in boring technology that could lead to tunnels of unprecedented lengths all over the...

Starling Crossing lights the way for pedestrian safety

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An interactive pedestrian crossing that responds dynamically in real-time to make pedestrians, cyclists & drivers safer and more aware of each other. Umbrellium (a group of architects, designers, tactical urbanists and creative technologists) have created a modern take on the familiar pedestrian crossing. The Starling Crossing attempts...