Architecture that repairs itself

Van Mensvoort
November 13th 2009

Venice, Italy is sinking. To save it, Dr. Rachel Armstrong in her TED talk argues we need to outgrow architecture made of inert materials and, well, make architecture that grows itself.

Related: Modernistic vs Next Nature architecture, Growing rooms, buildings & cities, How to print a building, Superman's House. Thanks Jan Gillesen.

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Hauw Nio
Posted 20/03/2012 – 16:40

Wonderful concept! Hope it will work!

Should men be able to give birth to children?

Lisa Mandemaker: Using an artificial womb could lead to more equality between sexes, but also between different family layouts. If men would be able to give birth to children, it would maybe be easier for male same-sex couples to have a child together.

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