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Pompeii was buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius and for centuries slept under a blanket of ash and pumice some six metres deep. We discuss how this priceless archaeological treasure was built from stones from nearby quarries, rubbish and reused materials.
Chile has launched a new example of circular economy applied to the creation of new building materials. This project consists of the development of a new type of concrete by recovering glass waste.
Facial recognition company Clearview AI, which hopes to be able to identify "almost everyone in the world" by 2023, has offered its services free of charge to Ukraine in the face of the Russian invasion. This is how the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence uses this technology and some of the risks involved.
170 kilometres long and 500 metres high—these are the mind-blowing dimensions of the enormous skyscraper that Saudi Arabia plans to build to give shape to a futuristic city called The Line. But to successfully construct this city without cars, pollution or accidents, it will have to overcome arduous challenges.
Thanks to a new composite created with textile fibers, through a university-led project, waste materials could be reused for facade cladding, floating flooring and acoustic false ceiling.