Squall Tower, a skyscraper that rotates with the wind

When it comes to engineering advances in skyscraper design, unquestionably, most engineers focus on exceeding the building's height record. We also already know the rotating restaurants perched on top of the towers. Hayri Atak Architectural Design Studio went much further by presenting Squall Tower, a turbine-shaped concept of skyscrapers that would be designed to adorn … Continue reading Squall Tower, a skyscraper that rotates with the wind

A solar / electric car that does not require charging for 1000 miles will be launched by Aptera

The reborn company Aptera Motors – we talked about it a year ago – has been promising a long-range solar/electric car for a while now, and it has now released images and video of a production model of the three-wheeler. The company has also launched pre-orders for its ultra-efficient solar electric car with the appearance … Continue reading A solar / electric car that does not require charging for 1000 miles will be launched by Aptera

A Clear, Strong, and Thermally Insulated Transparent Wood for Energy Efficient Windows

While the smartphone industry is mastering flexible screens, Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) researcher Junyong Zhu in co-collaboration with colleagues from the University of Maryland and the University of Colorado, has developed a transparent wood material that can be used in a variety of industries. This material is seen as a potential replacement for the glass … Continue reading A Clear, Strong, and Thermally Insulated Transparent Wood for Energy Efficient Windows

AirCar, the car that turns into an airplane, takes to the skies for the first time

A flying sports car that can go from road vehicle to aircraft in just three minutes has flown 1,500ft in the air over Slovakia as part of a test flight, its developers say. Sensational footage of the AirCar, developed by Slovakian firm KleinVision, shows it driving on a runway, stopping to deploy wings, and then … Continue reading AirCar, the car that turns into an airplane, takes to the skies for the first time