Month: July 2020

United In Design Brings Equity To Interior Design In The United Kingdom

The interior design world was not built on elitism. Nomadic Mongolians of all social statuses in the 5th century BC employed decorative carpets in temporary abodes for comfort and style; ancient Egyptians spruced up their simple homes with skins and fanciful objects; and some early Asante residential architecture was built with walls decorated with animal designs. However, it was the elite class with means (traditionally royalty and religious leaders) who were able to outfit whole rooms or palatial complexes that brought about the necessity

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Harry and Meghan Sue Over Photo of Son at California Home | Entertainment News

By ANDREW DALTON, AP Entertainment Writer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sued Thursday to stop the sale and publication of a photo of their son Archie that they say was shot at their Los Angeles-area home in invasion of their privacy.

The royal couple gives a detailed account in the lawsuit of the media harassment they say they’ve had to constantly fight in the months since they moved to Southern California.

“This action arises out of the relentless and quite frankly shocking efforts of the tabloid media to profit from serial intrusions of the privacy of

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Senior Design in the Time of COVID-19

Typically a team-based, hands-on experience, Drexel Engineering Senior Design, like many University-based experiences, pivoted quickly in light of the in-person closures due to COVID-19. Groups performing experiments, characterization, and building prototypes for their capstone projects were suddenly left with a new engineering challenge to figure out—how to complete and present their final projects without access to the typical on-campus resources.

Faculty and students alike have been resilient and resourceful in adapting to a new platform for students

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Buildings grown by bacteria — new research is finding ways to turn cells into mini-factories for materials

Buildings are not unlike a human body. They have bones and skin; they breathe. Electrified, they consume energy, regulate temperature and generate waste. Buildings are organisms – albeit inanimate ones.

But what if buildings – walls, roofs, floors, windows – were actually alive – grown, maintained and healed by living materials? Imagine architects using genetic tools that encode the architecture of a building right into the DNA of organisms, which then grow buildings that self-repair, interact with their inhabitants and adapt to the environment.

Living architecture is moving from the realm of science fiction into the laboratory as interdisciplinary teams

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