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While commonly known as a tech hub, Silicon Valley is home to a number of impressive residential designs. US reporter Bridget Cogley picks out six stand-out homes in the area. Read more
Scientists at Texas A&M University have figured out a way to supercharge boron carbide armor's already impressive stopping abilities, adding a little silicon to the mix so that it can withstand bullets traveling at even higher speeds.
the awards, which echo the same visual language used in its line of products, are made from silicon discs, symbolizing the technology that powers apple devices. The post apple designs custom trophy with 12-inch silicon wafer for first-ever music awards appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Google's vice president of hardware design Ivy Ross has created an office building for her Silicon Valley team that is arranged around an atrium, skylight and staircase. Read more
It's become all too common for a startup to materialize out of nowhere with claims of having the next groundbreaking electric car. In fact, it's happened twice this month alone. Much less common is for that startup to accompany those claims with a production-ready vehicle. But here comes Drako Motors, a Silicon Valley-based startup you've probably never heard of, with an all-out hyper-GT i
Energy conservation is a no-brainer and more important than ever, but it's not just about environmental implications. If we're to successfully create smaller, better, more efficient technology, then the thermal energy that our gadgets waste needs to be put to much better use. This new device, which works at the nanoscale where the theoretical "blackbody limit" falls apart, could be the ans
US studio Form4 Architecture has designed a Palo Alto office complex that features rectangular structures wrapped in glass and metal, with curved elements that are meant to represent the "highs and lows of exploratory research and development". Read more
work on site is set to begin in may 2019, with the first phases of the development scheduled to open to the public in early 2023. The post foster + partners masterplans major mixed-use development in silicon valley appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the object is loosely based on the imperial roman chair of the lincoln memorial in washington, D.C.. The post sun yuan and peng yu’s silicon chair whips around violently at the venice art biennale appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
American studio Klopf Architecture has overhauled a low-slung, plywood-clad home in northern California, which was built by visionary developer Joseph Eichler following the second world war. Read more


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