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NANO SQUID SKIN

Nanotechnologists, marine biologists and signal-processing experts from Rice University, the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass., and other U.S. universities have won a $6 million grant from the Office of Naval Research to unlock the secrets of nature’s best camouflage artists. Ultimately, the team hopes to create “metamaterials” that emulate some of the elegant […]

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St. Stephen’s Cathedral

St. Stephens Cathedral: Bio-Structural Architecture Liu Chien Sheng “This is a postgraduate thesis on a cathedral, presenting a new idea of societal multi-function, and the development of sanctity and form. The site is located in St. Stephen’s Cathedral which is the center of economy, culture and traffic in Vienna, Austria. New cathedral integrates the surrounding […]

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bio-fiction: call for entries

Biotech-labs around the world are busy in the field of Synthetic Biology – a new approach to engineer “life” and living systems. Synthetic biology aims at applying engineering principles to biology. The DNA of an organism is no longer manipulated, but programmed on a computer and built up from scratch. Bio:Fiction Science, Art & Filmfestival […]

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architectural genomics

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Spotlight: Michael Young

-Michael Young’s thesis and final presentation videos from Sci-Arc in Los Angeles, California.

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Blob Motility

“A friend of ours loves to joke that the future will have no hard edges; experience will be defined in pastel-colored gels, foams and mists that deliver your voicemail and bring you milk. Probably to his dismay, this new project from the Wakita Laboratoray at Keio University may one day prove him right. Blob Motility […]

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High-Concept Sukkahs

-Video covering the 2010 Sukkah City winning entries.

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spotlight: terreform

IN VITRO MEAT HABITAT Credits: Mitchell Joachim, Eric Tan, Oliver Medvedik, Maria Aiolova. This is an architectural proposal for the fabrication of 3D printed extruded pig cells to form real organic dwellings. It is intended to be a “victimless shelter”, because no sentient being was harmed in the laboratory growth of the skin. We used […]

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