Welcome to a collection of features from around the world on the themes of engineering and design.Click on the link beside each feature to read more.You can sort through the feature items according to the category as specified in the column on the left hand side of the page.
As offshore oil and gas reserves become ever more difficult and costly to recover, the demand for innovative technology has never been greaterRead More
Paralympian Phil Eaglesham has helped pioneer a trailblazing height-adjustable wheelchair that transforms the user experience – with cutting-edge space technology built inRead More
We have all come to marvel at what can achieved with 3D printing. Now additive manufacturing is taking us above and beyond that, it is argued, into another dimensionRead More
A new conference centre at the Wellcome Genome Campus in Cambridge has taken its unique design from genetic research, reﬂecting its location at the heart of a place that is committed to life-changing scienceRead More
The exponential rise of innovation can no longer be met with designs developed by human beings. Here, machine learning is offering solutions, so that you don’t have to. Justin Cunningham reports.Read More
The supersonic BLOODHOUND SSC, out to smash the world land speed record, recently took to the runway in its ﬁrst public appearance, suffering a minor setbackRead More
Globally, there are nations or cities preparing to host a major games event as you read this. How do those tasked with delivering the temporary design and build overlay projects get it right and on timeRead More
India has been described in the past as a very old country, but a very new nation. Design in India is similar – a very old activity, yet a very new profession, as practising product designer Professor A Balasubramaniam explainsRead More
With extreme weather fluctuations and climate change concerns, the imperative to ensure adequate protection against future tidal flooding has never been greaterRead More
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