Modular anti-terror barriers adopted at Premier League football stadiums

A modular barrier system that can be assembled in under an hour to protect fans from vehicle-led terrorist attacks has been installed at Burnley and Manchester United football stadiums. UK engineering firm ATG Access created the Surface Guard system as a lightweight, temporary alternative to traditional barriers made from concrete or steel blocks. The reinforced-metal

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Donald Wexler pioneered prefab living in Palm Springs with Steel Houses

The seven experimental steel-framed houses that architect Donald Wexler built in Palm Springs are early examples of customisable prefab homes, and are next in our series celebrating the city’s mid-century architecture for this year’s Modernism Week. Palm Springs-based Wexler and his partner Richard Harrison designed the seven Steel Development Houses to provide a housing model

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The Climate Tile by Tredje Natur aims to stop cities flooding

A new type of modular tile promises to help reduce flooding in cities hit by increased rainfall due to climate change. The streets of Copenhagen will be a testing ground for the Climate Tile, which was created by Danish architecture studio Tredje Natur and has been in development since 2014. Designed to be used alongside

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