Making is a tradition as old as humanity itself. For many people it is critical to survival. For others it is a chosen vocation. For some it is simply a delight to be able to shape a material and say: “I made that”. Making is also a powerful way to solve problems, express ideas and…

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Why We Need To Reframe The Rules Of Transportation Design

Much of our focus on designing our spaces goes on optimising home life or fostering better learning practices. And rightly so. However, forgetting and dismissing our cities’ infrastructure as a necessarily complex evil is having devastating effects. This article from Curbed explores how one firm is trying to humanise our approach to transportation design through…

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Print Your City? 3D Printing Is Revolutionising Urban Futures

This is a great example of technology meeting community. The development and potential of 3D printing is opening up massive civic infrastructure projects to the communities which actually use them. Not only does this involve users in their urban environment, but increases sustainability and feeds skills development. The Fabrication City concept puts manufacturing back in…

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