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According to the US Geological Survey, an average of 55 earthquakes occur every day. Engineers and architects are looking for new building materials and structures that can withstand strong shaking.
Some creative artificial intelligence tools have sparked controversy in the art world, but it's not the only sector they could transform. Midjourney and DALL·E 2, for example, aim to transform the work of architects.
As a child, Francis Kéré studied alongside 100 fellow classmates in a hot, concrete classroom with no ventilation or light. Decades later, he would become an award-winning architect, designing his own schools with indirect lighting and the ability to retain fresh air.
Tomorrow, February 11, is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science and we want to join its revindications with the examples of two women engineers who have paved their own paths in a traditionally male-dominated field.