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Clean, On Time and Rat-Free: 9 International Transit Systems With Lessons for New York

From Tokyo to Zurich, readers told us how New York’s subway compares with the public transportation in their cities (spoiler alert: not well).
Tags: Art, Japan, New York, News, Germany, Subways, New York City, United States, Tokyo, Buses, Zurich, Railroads, Great Britain, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, London (England, Travel and Vacations


Winemaking Through Gravity at Martin’s Lane

A stunning, minimalist winery in the Canadian Okanogan Valley Nestled in the stunning Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada, the renowned Mission Hill Winery has just opened a new addition to its estate. As with the previous wineries at this location, Martin’s Lane is primarily designed by Tom Kundig, the Seattle-based, award-winning architect also known for his love of gizmos—something apparent in his design. Not …
Tags: Design, Alcohol, Canada, Vineyards, Wine, Seattle, British Columbia, Food + Drink, Wineries, Martin, British Columbia Canada, Okanagan Valley, Tom Kundig, Winemaking, Mission Hill Winery, Martin's Lane


New super concrete makes buildings strong enough to withstand magnitude 9 earthquakes

Recent natural disasters such as hurricanes in the Caribbean and earthquakes in Mexico have laid bare the need for more resilient buildings. Fortunately, researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) have developed a sprayable, eco-friendly concrete that makes the exterior of buildings as strong as steel and able to withstand unforeseen disasters. The material is called Eco-friendly Ductile Cementitious Composite, or EDCC – and it’s is predominantly comprised of an industrial by-produ...
Tags: Design, Mexico, India, Caribbean, UBC, British Columbia Canada, Tohoku Japan, University of British Columbia UBC, EDCC, Nemy Banthia, Salman Soleimani Dashtaki, Soleimani Dashtaki EDCC, Said Banthia, Metro News Canada Engadget Images



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