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25 JS animation you will want to use

http://www.webdesigndev.com/js-animations/

Journey maps

https://www.interaction-design.org/literature/article/customer-journey-maps-walking-a-mile-in-your-customer-s-shoes?utm_sq=fqm51iqci9

Interesting facts about unusual designs

http://designfacts.org

Most of what I thought I knew about trees is wrong

https://youtu.be/BickMFHAZR0

drawing circuits with a pen

 

Visit the following website to see a pen that is electrically conductive that can be used to literally draw a circuit.

https://sketch.circuitscribe.com/cwists/preview/28x

 

Design Competition

follow this link to enter a design competition where you could possibly win an iPad!
http://www.datta.vic.edu.au/designandtechnologyweek/?q=node/154

BBC microbit

 

In The UK every year 7 student is given a microbit kit for free to use in all of their subjects at school. It uses a cut down version of python. A free course in under development at Grok learning.

http://microbit.org/

https://groklearning.com/course/microbit-starter/

 

Cross laminated timber

Cross laminated timber(CLT) is a ply wood like material using layers of planks glued together in layers with the grain going in alternate directions. The layers are thicker than those used in plywood.
In Australia a number of buildings have been build and are in the process of being developed.

The Public library docklands Melbourne is one example.


https://youtu.be/rXK5C3Rtefo
The smile in London is an example of the material used in an innovative way to create a curved canterleavered structure.

Further reading

Cross laminated timber on Wikipedia 

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cross_laminated_timber
The smile in London http://www.architectmagazine.com/technology/the-smile-by-alison-brooks-architects-gives-clt-a-boost_o

Supplier

http://www.crosslamtimber.com.au

Amazing homeless shelters


http://www.fastcoexist.com/3061692/these-temporary-homeless-shelters-reverse-to-stay-warm-or-keep-cool

Mysterious books

http://www.sbs.com.au/topics/life/culture/article/2016/07/04/mysterious-stacks-books-are-connecting-strangers-around-world