In June 2021 the heritage district of Amsterdam welcomed a new high tech resident, a 12m-long stainless steel pedestrian bridge spanning one of the city’s historic canals. MX3D is the world’s first fully 3D-printed bridge, a pioneering project that fuses a cutting edge and sculptural design with energy efficient offsite production methods. More than a dozen sensors in the structure monitor the weather, traffic flow and the performance of the building materials, enabling long term tracking and adaptive reuse of the structure as usage patterns emerge and evolve.
Sustainable living used to be synonymous with compromise. Buildings were designed around the constraints placed on them by energy efficient or renewable materials. As well as significant cost implications, living sustainably required a massive commitment, both in terms of time energy, and on the part of the occupants.
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Ice Ice Baby
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THE ANIMAL-HUMAN CONFLICT
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Passion and Love for Community
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Modern Vinyasa FOR THE MASSES
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NOT LONG AGO, parents spent time and energy worrying about contagious diseases other than COVID-19: respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); hand, foot, and mouth disease; strep throat; and even the boring old flu. But the default standards for “safety” haphazardly narrowed and heightened as COVID-19 burst onto the scene. Lockdowns, school closures, and other restrictions substantially limited people’s access to each other.