The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has revealed the winners of 2015's Best Tall Building competition. Comprising four categories: Americas, Asia and Australasia, Europe, and Middle East and Africa, the awards highlight some of the best new skyscrapers around the globe.
A micro-device lined with living human cells able to mimic the function of living organs has been declared the overall winner of the Design Museum's Design of the Year Award for 2015.
NASA has issued a challenge to designers aimed at stimulating innovation in 3D printing solutions that may one day be the key to establishing a permanent presence on Mars.
The winners of a competition to revitalize two bridges in the US city of Atlanta, Georgia, have been announced. Creative concepts were sought for the the 10th Street Bridge and the Courtland Street/Ralph McGill Boulevard Bridge.
A 17-year-old Canadian has earned first place at Intel's 2015 International Science and Engineering Fair, which the company claims is the biggest high school science competition in the world. Raymond Wang's system to improve air quality in airplane cabins scooped the US$75,000 top prize ahead of a low-cost HIV testing device and a new containment enclosure for undersea oil wells.
NASA has launched a
public challenge with the aim of innovating technologies vital for
the establishment of a colony on Mars. The agency is focused
on a mission to the Red Planet, and has already taken
the first vital steps. However, whilst simply reaching Mars with a
cargo of healthy astronauts would be a monumental triumph,
maintaining a permanent presence on so inhospitable a planet could
prove to be a much greater technological challenge.