Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL
We’ve just finished the fifth edition of the ‘Press Play’ workshop series — once again at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. It’s always a pleasure teaching hard working students, alongside hard working staff. The participants are M.Arch and M.Sc … Read More
This post shares the narrative behind the development of the reEarth project as an agenda, technical investigation, art project, and speculative architectural proposal. First to give you a summary of the processes here’s the making of film.
Largely architecture isÂ understood … Read More
Well, nothing really. The fact that plants lack a brain means that they are unable to take part in such a dialogue. If they did, they would undoubtedly want to have control over external factors like animals do. Probably they … Read More
Plants intuitively collect information about their surroundings. Much like humans, animals and machines, they have electrical signals travellingÂ inside them, but no nerves. Still, they naturally react to changes in luminous intensity, osmotic pressure,Â temperature, cutting, mechanical stimulation, water availability and wounding;Â but … Read More
Gilberto Esparza (born in 1975; lives and works in Mexico) is known forÂ building autonomous robots that can survive in urban space, by stealing the energy that generates the city. On findingÂ publications about research projects using microbial fuel cell, he wasÂ immediately … Read More
Why do we keep plants at home? It may seem that the practice of plant keeping lacks significance because we haveÂ domesticated animals to the point where they became part of the family, but plants are still viewed as stationary pets. … Read More