WWII artillery shell casings and a 1950s gin bottle found buried in a London dock (page 2)

The Laserlight Core shoots an image of a bike onto the road in front of you, to give cars a bigger warning that a cyclist is nearby. Seven years ago, as a product design student at the University of Brighton in the U.K., Emily Brooke was riding her bike when a white van started to move into her path. Brooke realized that the driver couldn’t see her–and began to wish that there were a way to project a virtual image of herself farther down the road. The experience inspired a new type of bike light. As it lights up a rider’s path at night, the light also projects a glowing green bike icon 20 feet ahead on the pavement, looking a little like a temporary bike lane.Read Full Story

WWII artillery shell casings and a 1950s gin bottle found buried in a London dock

Divers have been scouring the former King George V Dock, now the site of London City Airport, for almost 12 months ahead of planned construction work at the terminal.

Fri 5 Oct 18 from Daily Mail

The engineering challenges of fitting out Crossrail’s stations

Stuart Nathan looks at the engineering challenges involved in the final part of Crossrail – fitting out the interiors of the Elizabeth Line stations The Engineer has followed Crossrail, ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from The Engineer

Solar-powered cork house pursues healthy, sustainable living

Berlin-based architecture office rundzwei Architekten recently completed a light-filled home that showcases the many material benefits of cork. Named the Cork Screw House, the sustainably minded ...

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Inhabitat

This bike-shaped laser projection warns cars that you’re coming

The Laserlight Core shoots an image of a bike onto the road in front of you, to give cars a bigger warning that a cyclist is nearby. Seven years ago, as a product design student at the University ...

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Fastcompany Tech

Sculptural Sunset Houses mimic waves with rainwater-collecting roofs

Named after their spectacular sunset views, the Sunset Houses are two seaside homes set into a slope in the idyllic beach town of Tibau do Sul in northeastern Brazil. Architects Mariana Vilela ...

Tue 9 Oct 18 from Inhabitat

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