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Raising the Roof
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Raising the Roof

Tesla unveils Powerwall 2 energy storage, and a solar-integrated series of roofing... More

This Week in Tech: When Architecture Was an Olympic Event
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This Week in Tech: When Architecture Was an Olympic Event

No backflips necessary. Plus, smart-tech's impact on Rio post-Games, textile maker... More

What Materials Mean
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What Materials Mean

The value, and artistry, in picking the right material. More

Materials Research With a Social Focus
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Materials Research With a Social Focus

An assistant professor at the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of... More

Meet the Future of 3D-Printed Buildings
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Meet the Future of 3D-Printed Buildings

These prototype parts and systems are made of metal, concrete, and plastic and use... More

Meet the Future of 3D-Printed Buildings
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Meet the Future of 3D-Printed Buildings

These prototype parts and systems are made of metal, concrete, and plastic and use... More

This Week in Tech: Building Blocks That Think for Themselves
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This Week in Tech: Building Blocks That Think for Themselves

New research in shape-shifting structures. Plus, robots struggle with flat-packed... More

This Week in Tech: Building Blocks That Think for Themselves
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This Week in Tech: Building Blocks That Think for Themselves

New research in shape-shifting structures. Plus, robots struggle with flat-packed... More

Five Innovative Building Materials Shaping the Future of Architecture
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Five Innovative Building Materials Shaping the Future of Architecture

From scaling up graphene production to reinforcing concrete with nanocrystals,... More

Five Innovative Building Materials Shaping the Future of Architecture
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Five Innovative Building Materials Shaping the Future of Architecture

From scaling up graphene production to reinforcing concrete with nanocrystals,... More

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