News tagged with architectural design

Tech firms bumping up perks to recruit, retain

Apple's ring-shaped, gleaming "Spaceship Headquarters" will include a world class auditorium and an orchard for engineers to wander. Google's new Bay View campus will feature walkways angled to force accidental ...

Mar 31, 2013
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AMD whets Steamroller appetite at Hot Chips

(Phys.org)—Some might think of AMD as the chip design market underdog, but that underdog raised interest this week when the company's CTO, Mark Papermaster, Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, ...

Aug 29, 2012 weblog
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Colors burst into contemporary architecture

White stopped being the official colour of architecture a while ago. New buildings have now been transformed and fragmented and they display movement and innovation thanks to the versatility of colour. This ...

May 04, 2012
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Hunting for gaps

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have developed a new model for the behavior of pedestrians and crowds. It can help to understand and prevent tragic crowd disasters, to develop better architectural designs and ...

Apr 19, 2011
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Intel Shares Vision for the Future

At its developer conference today, Intel Corporation demonstrated how the company is providing a foundation on which to build common hardware, software and ecosystem solutions to make computing experiences and devices work ...

Apr 14, 2010
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Setting sail in an ecological 'Earthship'

Could sustainable architecture address pollution, climate change and resource depletion by helping us build self-sufficient, off-grid, housing from "waste", including vehicle tires and metal drinks containers? That's the ...

Oct 13, 2009
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