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This week on Dezeen, Carlo Ratti designed an intensive care unit for Covid-19 patients from shipping containers and Dyson prepared to provide 15,000 ventilators for the NHS. Read more
a compact pickup truck designed by MINI recalls a part of the british car company's history that many won't know about. The post this MINI pickup truck from 1972 recalls a forgotten part of the brand’s history appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Researchers at the University of Zurich have created a custom drone that’s so good at obstacle avoidance it can play dodgeball. The drone uses a special camera that allows it to react to incoming objects in just 3.5 milliseconds, about 10x faster than anything on the market today.The new obstacle avoidance system is detailed in this research paper published in the journal Science Robotics.
this giant hulk sculpture was made by kreatworks from recycled metal, useless auto and motorcycle parts, and recycled machines. The post this giant hulk sculpture is made from recycled auto parts appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Photographer Markus Hofstätter has made a name for himself by pushing wet plate photography to new heights, trying things others have never even thought to do. Today brings yet another example of his creativity, as he sets out to create an animation using, not digital files, but wet plate collodion tintypes.The idea was born out of the crisis that is on all of our minds: COVID-19. “You know
The Filipino electronics company Innovatronix has announced the CPFlash 550W: it’s the most powerful off-camera flash ever made for smartphone photographers and videographers.Purportedly the “first and only high power off-camera flash for your smartphone,” the flash boasts a whopping 550W of high-efficiency LED lighting, putting out 95000 lux at 1.64 feet (0.5m) with a light mod
This week on Dezeen, architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara became the fourth and fifth women to ever win the prestigious Pritzker Prize. Read more
the design proposes a hollowed-out printing technology to print the seat and row number on the paper, allowing users to use the light emitted by the screen to see their seating location. The post this punctured movie ticket allows users to see their seat using the cinema screen appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the soft robotic arm is complete with suction cups, allowing it a firm grip on objects of all shapes, sizes and textures. The post this octopus-inspired robot soft arm can grip, move, and manipulate objects appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
This week on Dezeen, CF Møller revealed photos of Sweden's tallest timber building and Forensic Architecture founder Eyal Weizman was prevented from entering the United States. Read more is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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