Singapore's new national sports stadium has been named as the sports building of the year and the world's largest free-spanning dome. It measures 310 meters across and the roof can be opened or closed according to the climatic condition.
Rainy days are the most lovely days in a year except for the wet umbrella and rain coats. However designers Je Sung Park & Woo Jung Kwon of China has designed a new type of umbrella that uses forced air, adjustable canopy and no upper plastic umbrella sheet. The umbrella is named as "Air Umbrella".
Nanoflowcell has developed the world’s first electric car powered by salt water named the Quant e-Sportlimousine. This vehicle has now been approved for testing on roads in Germany and Europe. The car is designed to run on a special type of gasoline that is made from salt water.
The OMA and OLIN has been declared as the winner of the seven months long nationwide competition for the design of the Washington D.C.'s first elevated park. This park will traverse the Anacostia river converting the bridge into a park with play areas, kayak/canoe launches, education centers, outdoor amphitheater and urban agriculture.
Futuristic designs of driver-less London underground trains were made by Priestman Goode and transport for London (TFL). These tube trains are designed to be driver-less and operational from 2025. They will run on central, Piccadilly, Bakerloo and Waterloo and city line stations.
The Energy Duck is a submission to the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) 2014, this year held in Copenhagen, Denmark. This giant solar panel covered duck has been designed to help Copenhagen to be the world's first carbon neutral capital.
The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge, the SkyBridge near the city of Sochi in south-western Russia stretches for almost a kilometer over the Krasnaya Polyana valley. This bridge can handle up to 30,000 people at a time.