AA Visiting School Jordan Director Kais Al-Rawi questions how the built environment can be shaped by natural phenomena where the programme is sited such as the Wadi Rum Desert last year and this year’s agenda in the Dead Sea, developing emergent architecture as these phenomena are analysed, simulated and reproduced digitally.
An amazing morning with @AAlittlearchi designing future sustainable cities with Year 4 at Rathfern Primary School! http://t.co/AJizaXHdkL12:33 PM 20 May 15
We’re now interested in the properties of materials as well as the revolutions that are happening in synthetic biology and material science. There’s this huge technological development happening in materials, which fundamentally allow us to program them like we did computing and machines before.
– Skylar Tibbits, MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab
Antonis Papamichael, AADipl2014 reviews the debate Housing Young London: Are we facing an exodus? which he participated in as part of the Housing London Lecture Series and questions the role of the architect in providing solutions to the ongoing Housing crisis through the lens of his Diploma project Alcoves.