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The future of renewable energy is making it look cool

(calm music) – Remember the Jetsons? They had gadgets galore from holograms to a robotic maid, but they also probably had an astronomical electric bill as well as a massive carbon footprint. That’s still an issue for our own home of the future, but unlike the Jetsons, we’re actually using some of that cutting edge […]

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The World’s Most Secure Buildings | The B1M

While almost every building incorporates elements that keep its occupants, contents and the built asset itself safe, some buildings take security to the extreme. From underground military bunkers and goldreserves to historic and rarely accessed religious archives, these are the world’s most secure buildings. Built adjacent to the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Base and at […]

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Robots: the future of building? (UCL)

[ Music]>>There’s almost an emotional response to a robot, you know, there is this kind of idea that a robot is sort of an artificial human. But of course, all the other things that make architecture what it is are the things that come, you know, beyond the mechanical, beyond the automated. And what Gramazio […]

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How to Build a Block Wall Without Mortar

Building a dry stack block wall with QUIKWall. Building a garden wall, a planter, mailbox enclosure…or even an outdoor kitchen, can be as easy as stack and stucco with QUIKWall Surface Bonding Cement. The construction process is quick and easy for even the novice do-it-yourselfer with professional results. QUIKWall Surface Bonding Cement is a special […]

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How tall is the Empire State Building?

The Empire State Building is one of the most famous skyscrapers in the world. This building has 102 floors, and with it’s antenna stands at a height of 1,454 feet tall. It is located on the East Coast of the United States, in the state of New York, in New York City, on the island […]

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Sydney Opera House: Building an Icon | The B1M

It’s one of the most recognisable buildings in the world. Positioned on the water’s edge and overlooking the famous harbour, Sydney Opera House is an iconic structure that is synonymous with Australia. Though it now appears to float effortlessly on water, this landmark building took some extreme engineering and over a decade of construction works […]