Rachel Armstrong:
Rachel Armstrong: Arquitectura que se auto-repara?

TEDGlobal 2009 · 7:32 · Filmed Jul 2009
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Veneza, em Itália, está a afundar-se. Para salvar a cidade, Rachel Armstrong declara que necessitamos de ultrapassar a ideia de arquitectura feita de materiais inertes, e, como alternativa, pensar em arquitectura que cresce por si mesma. Ela propõe um material não-exactamente-vivo que se reconstroi e ainda - que consegue apreender carbono.

Applied scientist, innovator
TED Fellow Rachel Armstrong is a sustainability innovator who creates new materials that possess some of the properties of living systems, and can be manipulated to "grow" architecture. Full bio
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