Author

Joop de Boer

  • Smartphone Zombies, Please Stay Out Of The Fast Lane

    Cellphone Lane

    Using a smartphone changes your behavior in public space. This leads to tensions and strange, sometimes even dangerous situations — not only on streets and in bicycle lanes but also on sidewalks, according to the makers of the National Geographic series Mind over Masses. That’s why they wanted to find out what would happen if they created a dedicated zone for smartphone zombies on the sidewalks of Washington DC.

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  • Which Architect Is Winning The 3D Printing Rat Race?

    The building site of the 3D Print Canal House

    Architects and builders all over the world seem to be participating in a fictional rat race to build the very first 3D-printed house. In the past five years we’ve seen quite some drawings and models of 3D-printed architecture, but only few architects have the printers running until now. In this article we’ll compare five of the most prominent 3D-printing initiatives in the world to find out what 3D-printed architecture has in store for the coming years.

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