Archinect - News 2016-06-30T04:46:09-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149934230/hyperloop-announces-plans-for-first-european-routes Hyperloop announces plans for first European routes Alexander Walter 2016-03-11T13:23:00-05:00 >2016-03-17T21:40:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vt/vtmu485ho6945r8d.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In a joint statement yesterday the Playa Vista, California-based Hyperloop Transport Technologies (HTT) and the Slovak Republic&rsquo;s economy minister held out the future vision of the Hyperloop whisking passengers at 760 mph between Vienna in Austria, Budapest in Hungary and the Slovakian capital of Bratislava. A Bratislava-to-Vienna route would take just 8 minutes at full speed, while a Bratislava-to-Budapest route would take 10 minutes.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Hyperloop previously in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/147190059/mit-and-tu-delft-emerge-victorious-at-hyperloop-competition-elon-musk-drops-hint-about-electric-jets" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MIT and TU Delft emerge victorious at Hyperloop competition; Elon Musk drops hint about "electric jets"</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/146731728/hyperloop-brought-to-you-by-aecom" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hyperloop, brought to you by Aecom</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/136726928/unpacking-the-hyperloop-s-lofty-promises" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Unpacking the Hyperloop's lofty promises</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/142133385/providing-egalitarian-habitat-for-humanity Providing egalitarian habitat for humanity Nam Henderson 2015-11-30T05:04:00-05:00 >2015-11-29T22:07:29-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zc/zczderrig73j7f8x.jpg" width="514" height="84" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>more of them were built in the former Czechoslovakia &mdash; in a boom that stretched from 1959 to 1995 &mdash; than any place else on what was once Soviet earth. Today, about a third of all Czechs and Slovaks, from all income brackets, still call their panelaks home</p></em><br /><br /><p>Lisa Schwarzbaum traveled to Bratislava to explore its ubiquitous&nbsp;panelaks (aka "panel house"), Soviet era&nbsp;concrete high-rise housing units. The city is also the home of&nbsp;monuments to new capitalism, such as&nbsp;the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.aupark-bratislava.sk/W/do/centre/home" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aupark</a>&nbsp;shopping center and corporate complexes like Digital Park.</p><p>On a related note back in 2014, <a href="http://www.czech.cz/en/Life-Work/What-does-the-future-hold-for-prefabricated-%E2%80%98panel" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hello Czech Republic</a>&nbsp;interviewed architect&nbsp;Michal Kohout&nbsp;regarding possible future(s) for the panelak housing estates.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/65163142/nice-architects-wins-bratislava-s-parkhill-competition Nice Architects Wins Bratislava’s Parkhill Competition Alexander Walter 2013-01-09T17:18:00-05:00 >2013-01-10T10:51:54-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ve/veqytw6y7cr59oy5.jpg" width="514" height="321" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Young Slovak firm, Nice Architects, has won the first prize in the architectural/urban design competition "Parkhill," aiming to transform the area of a former open air amphitheater in Bratislava, Slovakia. [...] Nice Architects' winning entry is a collaboration with landscape designers 2ka landscape architects.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>