Now in Construction & Building
Two Danish architects have developed the printable home. They design a building, have the 3-D morphed into the 2-D, print it out on a CNC milling machine, and assemble the home themselves.
Scott Ward of Stevens Engineers, which has worked on an NHL practice facility and five Division I college facilities, describes how engineering helps create the rinks we all watch our favorite sports on.
Building exteriors soak in the sun all day. The folks at SolarWall have found a simple, inexpensive way to turn those rays into heat for the interior. In essence a metal is built outside the existing wall, creating a cavity. A fan sucks the heat from the surface of the metal through the holes and into the buildings ventilation system. The system can be put to use in the summer too, cooling interiors by five degrees at night.
Promote the art, science and practice of mechanical engineering in the field of engineering and technology management.