SmartPlanet stories related to the practice of planning, designing and constructing buildings and other physical structures.
Where have all the enterprise software startups gone? Is it the economy, or something else holding back new business ideas?
3 | March 29, 2010 2:06pm |
California will need six or more transmission lines and multiple technology architecture and system upgrades to meet its the state's clean air and water standards, according to a report.
March 26, 2010 6:51am |
Collaboration between business types and tech designers is imperative as more products rely on embedded systems technology.
March 22, 2010 5:00am |
Smart Planet speaks with Kevin Riddett, president and CEO of Invensys Rail, on prospects for high-speed rail systems in the U.S.
2 | March 22, 2010 2:52am |
Accenture on Thursday announced the launch of a data management platform intended to help utilities design, deploy and manage smart grids.
March 18, 2010 9:23am |
Intel's Lorie Wigle says the company known best for its computer microprocessors is actually a top five player in the smart grid.
March 17, 2010 6:00am |
Sometimes, being in the dark is a good thing.
March 16, 2010 12:54pm |
A study will show whether a building expected to be the country's first Platinum LEED skyscraper is good for the health of its tenants. Should there be a government mandate for natural light in...
March 12, 2010 4:00am |
Solar costs slashed; rice yield tech; Herzog & de Meuron; underwater skyscraper; lip-reading cell phones.
March 11, 2010 2:30pm |
The 10 MW Tower in Dubai is quite a renewable energy machine. The skyscraper is pumping out 10 times the amount of energy it needs and is exporting power to the surrounding neighborhood.
12 | March 11, 2010 3:16am |
Bruce J. Graham, the architect responsible for the design of the Sears Tower in Chicago, died Saturday at the age of 84.
March 10, 2010 11:17am |
The remarkably simple Peepoo bag solves a huge problem in the developing world - sanitizing human excrement, which is responsible for a host of lethal diseases, and turning it into fertilizer.
March 9, 2010 9:54am |
If you can turn wind power or solar energy into hydrogen or less-volatile ammonia, you can transport it and have it ready for use in fuel cells when demand develops far away. Both hydrogen and...
3 | March 9, 2010 6:25am |
If relatively unsophisticated programmers can build that, you have to wonder what the sophisticated ones can do
March 3, 2010 9:24am |
How should a low-lying city like New York deal with the rising sea levels associated with global warming? Five design and architecture firms devise solutions.
28 | March 1, 2010 9:06am |
The $1 billion design of the new U.S. embassy in London resembles a floating plastic cube, covered in solar panels and balancing diplomacy and security.
2 | February 26, 2010 11:54am |
It seems few CIO bother to blog these days, but one of the most robust is Navy CIO Robert Carey's. He just outlined his top 10 priorities for 2010 and candidly discusses a range of other IT topics.
February 23, 2010 2:10pm |
Architectural firm designs a better sustainability message by embracing videoconferencing technology.
1 | February 17, 2010 8:01am |
Paradoxically, we are all now in IT, yet nobody is any longer in IT. This has implications for that fuzzy goal of 'business-IT alignment' that has been sought for decades.
4 | February 10, 2010 4:00am |
A proposed solar skin concept could transform Sydney's ugliest building into an energy-efficient attraction.
3 | February 9, 2010 12:11pm |