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DARPA is known for its role in developing innovations such as the Internet; now, the U.S. Department of Defense agency is creating an open design competition to improve tanks used by Marines.
August 20, 2012, 3:45 AM PDT | By Reena Jana
Who needs a flashy wireless iPad keyboard when you could be using a typewriter?
August 20, 2012, 3:00 AM PDT | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
Is the day that designers and engineers can view their projects outside the limits of their monitors finally here?
August 19, 2012, 6:37 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
Biometric authentication is highly secure and easy, since users don’t need to remember and key in an identification number.
August 17, 2012, 3:03 AM PDT | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
A community of rooftop villas has been constructed on top of a bustling shopping center in the city of Zhuzhou in Hunan Province.
August 17, 2012, 3:00 AM PDT | By Beth Carter
The perpetually leather-clad designer Peter Marino is the go-to retail architect for iconic high-end brands such as Chanel and Vuitton. His strategies are subtle and sometimes counter-intuitive.
August 16, 2012, 7:51 PM PDT | By Reena Jana
Architecture’s postmodern heroes have left the building.
August 15, 2012, 9:36 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
Inter Ikea, the company that owns the intellectual property rights of the Swedish furniture retailer, will create a chain of sleek, inexpensive hotels across Europe.
August 15, 2012, 7:58 PM PDT | By Reena Jana
Going even further to make personal mobility in dense urban areas more convenient and energy efficient, BMW has introduced an e-bike that fits (and charges) in the trunk of its i3 Concept car
August 15, 2012, 3:00 AM PDT | By Beth Carter
A new report says the technology shows great promise, but the solar industry needs to start thinking like builders and architects.
August 15, 2012, 3:00 AM PDT | By Mary Catherine O'Connor