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Video: Tile Grid Shell transforms ceramic tiles into 3-D structure

By Faye Oney / March 14, 2018

Proving that it is possible to create a three-dimensional structure out of two-dimensional ceramic tiles, a group at Harvard Graduate School of Design built an 8-foot-tall structure that covers 145 square feet of interior space. Watch the video to see how they fabricated Tile Grid Shell.

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NREL interactive atlas shows where to find the renewable energy

By Eileen De Guire / January 16, 2012

Screenshot from NREL interactive atlas for renewable energy showing energy intensities for solar photovoltaic energy (yellow) and biomass residue (green). Credit: NREL. People in the renewable and alternative energy business talk about an “energy portfolio,” where the electricity deposited on the local grid will be generated from a mix of what the local natural resources offer…

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