Wood floors are beautiful, but what if they could generate renewable energy too? Engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have designed revolutionary wood floors that harvest energy from footsteps. Not only can they create power, but the floors are also sustainable because they utilize wood pulp that would most likely be wasted otherwise.
To reflect on this question, Finns, Norwegians and Swedes could not find a better place than their own pavilion. Originally designed by the Pritzker laureate Sverre Fehn in 1962, this aesthetically charged building epitomizes all those Scandinavian modern masters who still exert great (if not irrepressible) influence on contemporary practice in the three countries and beyond.
In Therapy creates an environment where it's possible to take candid stock of the future of Nordic architecture, such that it doesn't feel like an exhibition.
The Waterloop team is focusing on reducing the weight of its futuristic vehicle in order to boost speed. Currently, the team is aiming for 340 miles per hour (550 km/h). While that is only around half the speed that theoretical Hyperloop pods can travel, it will be an impressive accomplishment for an actual prototype.
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W. Va.—The Ice House Theater Project of the Morgan Arts Council will hold auditions for Philip Grecian’s radio adaptation of Charles Dickens’“A Christmas Carol”from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, and Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Ice H
BOONSBORO—The Potomac Valley Audubon Society and the Washington County Bird Club will co-sponsor free hawk watches from 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, Nov. 2 and 9, at Washington Monument State Park on South Mountain, off Alternate U. S. 40, just eas