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Tungsteno

Women who broke the mould of architecture

From Julia Morgan, the world's first woman with a degree in architecture, to the more futuristic Zaha Hadid, on the occasion of International Women's Day we celebrate outstanding women in a field in which they were even more invisible than in technology, engineering or science.

03/03/2021

Tecnología

Environmentally smart routes in your navigator

Until now we have usually chosen the quickest, jam-free route when we use a navigator. But what if we could pick a way that takes pollution parameters into account from now on?

03/03/2021

Ingeniería

Juanelo Turriano, unknown 16th c. Innovator (II)

Essentially, the problem was that, although the waters rose from the Tagus to the Alcázar under military administration, the military—despite making use of the Artificio—refused to pay for it, claiming they had not commissioned the project. 

01/03/2021

Tungsteno

Building a house in 24 hours: the new era of prefabs

3D printing has revolutionised construction by allowing materials and infrastructure to be designed in a fraction of the time, while improving durability and reducing costs. Now, this new trend in prefabrication has continued to gain steam, and is even positioning itself as a winning solution for the post-COVID era, from folding houses to dwellings that can be erected in 24 hours.

24/02/2021

Innovation

Juanelo Turriano, unknown 16th C. innovator (I)

El Greco is not Toledo’s only adopted son worthy of an entry in the history books. Juanelo Turriano was a remarkable character who merits wider fame.

22/02/2021

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