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Folded facade reduces skyscraper energy bill

A new skyscraper features a folded design that blends solid aluminium panels with strategically-placed glass to reduce heat from sunlight and therefore save energy.

New elevator design could disrupt city infrastructure

A new elevator concept uses magnets and a rollercoaster-style rail design to enable greater degrees of freedom for transporting people, and more, around skyscrapers and across cities.

Sports fan engagement is upgraded with AR

Australian company is developing a suite of AR features to change the way fans engage with sport, from gamifying the in-stadium experience to AR stats in the living room and even city wide.

Cells and electronics 3D printed directly onto skin

US-based researchers are using low cost 3D printers to print electronics and cells directly onto a moving human hand.

New aircraft tech designed to make takeoff safer

Researchers at a university in Lithuania have developed software that lets pilots know if conditions will result in a compromized takeoff.

On demand office spaces for Tokyo commuters

A new partnership brings bookable office booths to its busy stations, with users able to book space via an app.