Numerous studies show that a building's design has the potential to reduce the risk of crime. Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is a method of design that uses aesthetically pleasing principles while also reducing both the vulnerability to and the opportunity for crime.
Traditional Chinese interior design is typically characterized by lacquered surfaces, natural elements such as bamboo and stone, and a red, gold, and black color palette. But a new generation aims to revolutionize the industry, transforming the classical into the contemporary. Brimming with talent and creativity, these Chinese interior designers are determined to leave their mark.
The most impressive addition to Shanghai's lineup of breathtaking skyscrapers is the Shanghai Tower. Standing at 632 meters high, it is China's tallest building, and only the Burj Khalifa in Dubai surpass its height. Located at the heart of Lujiazui, Shanghai's commercial center and financial district, this awe-inspiring structure is a metaphor for China's emergence and forward-looking future.
Fast forward to the 21st century, electronic access control (EAC) systems use electronic locks, computerized programs, and credentials, which take the place of standard keys. EAC is highly customizable, making it a good option for anyone looking to bolster a building's security, and give access to authorized individuals.
La Salle Bonanova is a large prestigious private high school on the outskirts of Barcelona at the foot of the Tibidabo mountain. A new comprehensive and flexible access management system has recently brought peace of mind for students, teachers, and parents.
While most of the buzz around artificial intelligence (AI) may seem new, the concept has been around for more than 60 years. American computer scientist John McCarthy, known as the "Father of AI," coined the term "artificial intelligence" in the 1950s, leading researchers across the United States to dig into the computer learning for processing equations and theorems.
Rapid urbanization means cities around the world are denser and more expensive than ever before. With land at a premium, an urban future where businesses and individuals can thrive will require intelligent, efficient and flexible room designs that maximizes existing space.
Recently named as the European Union's most innovative region, Stockholm is a modern city in every sense of the word and joining others in a growing list of Smart Cities accross the World. Stretching across fourteen islands, the Swedish capital boasts not only to some of the world's best universities but the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony.
In a city of multitudes, the architectural traditions that characterize the city are far from homogeneous: Sao Paulo is constantly evolving as futuristic designs take their place alongside colonial-era landmarks and much-loved modernist masterpieces.
Virtual reality is commonly associated with the gaming and entertainment realm, with users immersing themselves in computer-generated worlds. Yet the technology could play a vital role to revolutionize urban living, with the potential to transform urban landscapes across the globe.
Every year the congress center in Altbach becomes the interdisciplinary meeting spot for 5,000 Europeans from science, business, politics, and culture.
Experts are predicting a significant boom in the aging population throughout this century, the likes of which we've never seen before, which in turn will increase the need for state of the art Senior Living Facilities.
Thanks to state-of-the-art technology, employees can often work away from the office nowadays, from a location best suited to their task. Vodafone Germany picked up on this trend and created a modern workplace in Düsseldorf for its 5,000 employees.
The Museo Egizio in Turin, Italy, first opened its doors to visitors in 1824. A few years ago, the Egyptian Museum in Turin underwent a massive refurbishment that required innovative access solutions.