Google plans to rebuild California hometown to 'prioritise people over cars'

The decision was determined in a unanimous vote by the California Building Standards Commission on Wednesday. “These provisions really are historic and will be a beacon of light for the rest of the country,” said Kent Sasaki, structural engineer and commissioner. “It’s the beginning of substantial improvement in how we...

Google plans to rebuild California hometown to 'prioritise people over cars'

North Bayshore proposal also plans for 'projected seal-level rise in the year 2100'

Mon 10 Dec 18 from The Independent

Image of the Day: Powered by Mushrooms

The fungi are made to generate electricity with the help of photosynthesizing bacteria looped together on a graphene circuit.

Wed 5 Dec 18 from The Scientist

19 schemes to survive climate change

Science As climate change intensifies, architects, designers, and scientists are devising better ways to deal with almost anything nature throws our way. As climate change ...

Mon 17 Dec 18 from Popular Science

BASF readies bold moves in China again

Big chemical maker plans multibillion-dollar projects in Nanjing and in the south

Sun 16 Dec 18 from CandEN

Air pollution is choking solar energy around the world

Environment To capitalize on the sun's rays, countries like China need to part the smog. Clouds are descending over solar energy, in the form of particulate matter from air ...

Tue 11 Dec 18 from Popular Science

Google shares designs of revamped campus complete with parks, housing and retail

Google's new Mountain View campus will cover a sprawling space of 3.12 million square feet, in addition to 400,000 square feet of retail space, 8,000 new homes and 35 acres of public areas.

Mon 10 Dec 18 from Daily Mail

Google submits massive development plan for Mountain View

According to Mountain View city documents obtained by CNBC, the company has extensive real estate holdings centering around the North Bayshore area. Google is planning 3.12 million square feet ...

Mon 10 Dec 18 from Techspot

Google's Mountain View development plans include affordable housing

Google is still tweaking its Mountain View expansion plans, and the public just got a clearer glimpse of what those changes could entail. The city has published a Google development ...

Sun 9 Dec 18 from Engadget

The best smart bed could be the one you already own - CNET

We slept on a bunch of smart beds to see which one serves up the best shut-eye.

Sat 8 Dec 18 from CNET

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