Modern Science: Revolutionary glass building blocks generate their own solar energy

Buildings have a lot of surface area that’s exposed to sunlight, so why just stop at rooftop solar panels? We’ve already seen solar energy-harvesting windows, and of course Tesla’s solar roof. Thanks to research being carried out at the University of Exeter, we may soon also have the option of replacing opaque exterior walls with solar glass blocks.

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Autodesk Launches a “New World Order” in Construction Document Management – Technically Speaking

Hot off the presses! Today at Autodesk University, Autodesk, announced a “new world order in construction document management” with the release of BIM 360 Docs. This comprehensive, cloud-based service for the construction industry provides a virtual workspace to create, access, maintain, markup and share 2D and 3D project documents, plans and models. Formerly known as […]

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