A number of special awards were announced at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition on Friday. Science for Development Prize (Worldwise global schools, Irish Aid and gorta self help Africa) Technology – Senior: Jack O’Connor, Diarmuid Curtin, Ergonomic Planter, Desmond College – Limerick. Bristol Myers Squibb Chemical, Physical and Mathematical Sciences – Intermediate: Rachel …

Pick any middle to upper class residential project in Lebanon and you will most often find the floor plan featuring a small room with the tag of “maid’s room”. Thanks to ubiquity, this label and the architecture it signifies have long since passed the stage of standardization not only in Lebanon but also in other …

Sydney architect Robert Harwood is apparently fed up with being compared in price and capacity to building practitioners who are not registered architects. The Director of Harwood Architects and Founder of My Architect calls on Jennifer Cunich, CEO of the Australian Institute of Architects, to do more to protect the architectural profession from non-architects passing …

Overclockers modify computer chips for maximum power and speed at Computex in Taipei, Taiwan as part of OC World Tour 2016. At Computex 2016, Intel shows how the limits of computing extend as billions of smart and connected devices deliver new experiences, data-rich services and breakthrough information. Computex is from May 31 to June 4, …

This article contains spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 4, “The Stranger Book”. The incendiary finale of last night’s powder keg of a Thones game The episode reminded us of the “fire” part of Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) constant threats of “fire and blood”. With her dragons locked up or 90% MIA since …

Once upon a time, Eureka was a vibrant seaport, matched only by the importance of San Francisco itself. While many city dwellers may wonder Where is Eurêka ?, the seat of Humboldt County is making a comeback among tree enthusiasts, art lovers and foodies in search of oysters and craft beer. The quaint Victorian Old …

The Stilt, a famous Finnish overclocker, managed to increase the clock frequency of the still-unreleased AMD FX-8370 microprocessor to 8722 MHz, which is just 72 MHz lower than the world’s record CPU frequency. To overclock their eight-core FX-8370 chip to 8.72 GHz, The Stilt had to increase the base voltage to 2.064 V and used …

New London – Potential developers of two long-awaited New London projects, a residential proposal for Fort Trumbull and the residential-commercial space at the corner of Bank and Howard streets, have stepped down, leaving the city welcoming new proposals in the end of the year. Kyle Klewin, the chairman of Mystic-based Klewin Development, informed the city …

A historic mansion worth tens of millions was demolished by a foreign investor, angering neighbors on the prestigious street. The five-bedroom Toorak house in south-east Melbourne, Victoria, featuring a library, veranda, spa, tennis court and swimming pool with changing rooms, is worth around $ 20 millions of dollars. But residents neighboring the property at 16 …

designboom interviews brazilian architect carla juaçabaall images are courtesy of carla juaçaba arquiteta since setting up her own architectural firm in 2000, brazilian architect carla juaçaba has completed a series of public and private projects, focusing on residential and cultural programs in her native country. Juaçaba’s work also includes exhibition design and various academic activities …

As I said about similar comments from HBO’s Michael Lombardo last year, With so many some executive ministers of Northern Ireland‘time and effort [and other people’s money! – Ed] operation-oriented HBO’s international success Game Of Thrones To promote Northern Ireland abroad, it may be unfortunate, but refreshing, that HBO’s Programming Director Michael Lombardo gave an …

Residence Aurea-Chris Pardo The Pacific Northwest has some of the finest examples of modern residential architecture … We always look forward to our visits to Seattle and Portland every year, and 2015 is no exception. Portland, OR / Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 20, 2015 Modern Home Tours returns to the Pacific Northwest this spring for …

United Nude co-founder Rem D. Koolhaas, the nephew of the world-famous architect with the same first and last name, wants to be different, especially when it comes to understanding the structure of the human foot. Koolhaas-the-Younger comes into the fashion world with a master’s degree in architecture from the Technical University of Delft in Holland. …

Liverpool’s new music scene is teeming with new talent – so here’s your guide on what to listen to. Each week we’ll be talking to a new group that’s about to break into national consciousness, and for our second column it’s electronic duo DROHN E. Dressed in dissonance and subversive mystique, Richard and Luke supported …

A total of 420 projects across Europe have been nominated to compete for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture 2015 – Mies van der Rohe Prize, considered the highest prize in European architecture for projects less than 2 years old. The biennial prize of € 60,000 was initiated in 1987 by the European Commission …

CHRIS HUBBUCH WholeTrees Architecture and Structures, a design and construction company founded in Stoddard, received a loan of $ 170,000 from the state to launch a new product line. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. Technology Development Loan will help fund the Madison-based company’s expansion into the commercial building materials market and could create up to …

anchor Through Architect Jul 12, 14 1:03 PM EST “I love the Twister metaphor,” he says. “When you start the game, it’s simple: put your left hand over there, your right foot here. one criterion and it ends up looking different. Maybe it’s of Danish origin, with the ultimate culture of consensus, but I still …

An infinity pool will form the roof of this cavernous house designed by the Athenian studio Kois Associated Architects for the Greek island of Tinos (+ slideshow). Designed for the rocky terrain that makes up the southwest coast of the island, the Mirage house is designed by Kois Associated Architects as “an invisible oasis” where …

Since Apple switched to Intel chips in the mid-2000s, Motorola’s PowerPC chips and the PowerPC instruction set architecture (ISA) they used have largely fallen apart. While it is true that niche applications like supercomputing still use the Power ISA on other non-Apple hardware, the days of personal computing with PowerPC are largely over, unless you …

I have something very interesting today. The following MXM GTX 870M photos and a GPUZ photo were sent to me by my source. You can see the main codename on the first image, which interestingly doesn’t match anything we know before. Moreover, it is not present in the Techpowerup database. However the chip is definitely …

KIRŞEHİR – Anatolia News Agency The Kalehöyük Archaeological Museum is the first of its kind in Turkey in terms of architectural structure and museum management. It is the home of artifacts from different eras. AA Photo A museum, established in the Anatolian province of Kaman district in Kirehir with support from the Japanese foreign ministry, …

The big disappointment of the stadium The new stadium is an uninspired, boring, half-silly waste of money. By Adrian DuyzerPosted on October 14, 2012 The design of the new Pan Am Stadium has been revealed and it’s worse than even the most cynical of us expected. Let’s start with how it looks – it’s basically …

GEB reader ‘Will’ recently discovered that cool 3D art from his hometown is available as 3D models in Google Earth. I thought you might be interested in this Google Earth 3D public art that I found in my hometown (Brighton, UK). “The Kiss” is a locally famous play that reflects Brighton’s passionate past. The “Donut” …

Well I can say it really is a miracle. I never thought that I would be able to install Mac OS X 10.3 on my supposedly “inferior” x86-based AMD machine. Well, for most of you Mac Zealots, you were wrong. This is indeed the case. And I have the proof here! The installation was not …