On the ninth floor of an unremarkable building in NoMad near SoulCycle, Sweetgreen, and an aggressively pink cafe named Cha Cha Matcha, is one of the only rooms in Manhattan made entirely of Himalayan salt. Read more..
Adam Bradley and Chris Blackburn noticed an unusual, mislabeled eBay listing for a rare beauty: an IBM System/360 in Nuremberg for peanuts. So they set out to do what any self-respecting IBM System/360 fan would do: buy it and fix it up. Thousands
In this third installment we explore how the physics of how transistors work, how their individual components are built in silicon, and how they are connected to create useful circuits and chips. How do you transform a pile of sand into an advanced
ISTANBUL The first and only 6-minaret mosque of Ottoman architecture, Blue Mosque in Istanbul is undergoing the most comprehensive restoration in its 400-year history. The Mosque, contributing to the silhouette of Istanbul, was built by architect
A new type of artificial intelligence has been developed, which is said by its inventors to see like a human. This has been a achieved by building on existing forms of AI and filling in the blanks that have previously limited full visual perception.
Pangea raised $180m to buy up low-rent Chicago properties 'to help poor people,' and then created the most brutally efficient eviction mill in Chicago history
Pangea was founded by Al Goldstein, a Deutsche Bank investment banker who quit to found a massive, intercontinental payday lending outfit; he tapped the investors that he enriched with his payday lending business to stake him $180 million and bought
Though not nearly as ostentatious as the buildings from the Beijing 2008 Olympics, the stadiums and arenas for the London 2012 Olympics are still quite lovely. Here are the best buildings you’ll probably see over and over again for the next few
From the ancient pyramids to modern buildings, various three-dimensional (3-D) structures have been formed by packing shaped objects together. At the macroscale, the shape of objects is fixed and thus dictates how they can be arranged. For example,
Amazon is building dedicated warehouses to store hazardous goods, with the first one it constructed from scratch set to open this summer. It follows an incident at the tail end of last year, in which an exploding can of bear repellent led to 24
Octave 9 offers a hub for artistic and high-tech partnerships to explore new worlds of musical expression. Located in Benaroya Hall at the corner of Union Street and Second Avenue, Octave 9 provides new access to music education and experimentation
Ieoh Ming Pei, known as I. M. Pei, died today at the age of 102, according to The New York Times . The Chinese-American architect (born April 26, 1917) was arguably the greatest living member of the modernist generation of architects. When he
We intended to change the language of the existing house with the implemented renovation project. In addition to a Retrofit design of the facade, we also altered its internal land use zoning, creating broader and integrated spaces. We chose to