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Callison becomes latest firm to join ARCADIS

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26.03.2014 

Designs of the Year at the Design Museum 

Now in its seventh year, Designs of the Year gathers together a year of cutting-edge innov  ...read more

05.07.2014 

Backstage at the Bank of England 

On two Saturdays in July and again over a weekend in September, the Bank of England will i  ...read more

22.08.2014 

BIM GAP +BIM EDGE 2014: The Eighth Annual USC BIM Conference 

USC School of Architecture Los Angeles, CA USA in partnership with AIA Los Angeles AIA   ...read more

03.09.2014 

Hopscotch Design Festival 

Hopscotch Music Festival and New Kind, the Raleigh-based design and community-building fir  ...read more

German firm EIGHT installs LAVA-designed solar charging stations at BMW Welt
The electric car is a promising idea that is still to take off in many locations. With limited mileage runs between charges, electric vehicles face real challenges from prospective car buyers who are eager to get in the electric car game but need to travel distances beyond the 70-100 mile range these vehicles are capable of going before needing to charge up.   A stylish new solar powered charging station by the German firm EIGHT in collaboration with BMW Group and architects LAVA is called ‘Point.One S’ and was installed this week at BMW Welt in Munich. The structure holds great promise for e-mobility and the future of electric vehicles. A prototype was released by LAVA in 2011. Striking in its design, which echoes the sinuous forms and cleans lines of the architecture of the BMW Welt, the ‘Point.One S‘ charging station is designed for a single car and

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