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Res and materials suggesting that we can ‘grow’ ecologically compatible buildings by using life like technologies such as protocells The result is a new kind of architectural practice where cities behave like an evolving ecosystem than lifeless machines. Total technoutopian drivel No real science No real architecture Total waste

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Living Architecture

What will the city of the future look like More like an ever changing and vibrant garden than a static set of buildings and blocks In 'Living Architecture' British scientist and architect Rachel Armstrong re imagines the world’s extensive urban areas and. While the content is very exciting and stimulative of your imagination the actual integration with reality of what the author discusses still seems so far removed from probabil

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Argues that in order to achieve sustainable development of the built environment and help countries like Japan recover from natural disasters we need to start thinking differently Armstrong sets the scene for considering different ways of making structu. An interesting idea that is never ends up grounded or tied into the modern world The book keeps reiterating that we may one day be able to grow parts of our houses and manipula


10 thoughts on “Living Architecture

  1. says:

    I think this is my first nonfiction book review?I have no idea why this took me so long to read It could be that lack of narrative means I have a lack of interest in the material unless it's a bit size article or something It could be just that when I sit down with the kindle I might as well read the novel I'm in the middle of?Whatever This is one amazing essay I read this on the recommendation of Warren Ellis who as anyone who

  2. says:

    While the content is very exciting and stimulative of your imagination the actual integration with reality of what the author discusses still seems so far removed from probability If proto cells the star of this book ever

  3. says:

    Interesting if somewhat speculative discussion of how synthetic biology primarily protocells chemically programmable systems that respond to changes in their environment in potentially useful ways There are some compelling ideas here such as they idea of chemically petrifying the woodpiles currently supporting Venice to create an artificial

  4. says:

    An interesting idea that is never ends up grounded or tied into the modern world The book keeps reiterating that we may one day be able to grow parts of our houses and manipulate the living matter to help do stuff like consu

  5. says:

    This was too dry for me Interesting concepts thoughhowever I don't think I want to live in a house that is capable of caring for me I'd be too worried about finding myself in a HAL like situation

  6. says:

    A short hopeful and inspiring pamphlet on Rachel Armstrong's work Gives some detail than her TED presentation but potential readers should watch the video first If the video doesn't inspire you this booklet probably will n

  7. says:

    Some amazing ideas about synthetic materials and how they could shape our future Imagine a building that can actually house biological walls that repair themselves and absorb Mother Nature's graceWorth a read

  8. says:

    Total technoutopian drivel No real science No real architecture Total waste

  9. says:

    This was interesting but like a larger version of her TED talk But it seemed highly speculative I'd like to see about how it works how to do it etc

  10. says:

    Very interesting ideas but poorly written Could have been better structured to make it a enticing and appealing read

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