11 Aug '11, 12pm

4greenhouseforFuture of urban building @greenbiz

4greenhouseforFuture of urban building @greenbiz

This summer I was lucky enough to teach courses in bio-inspired design at Schumacher College in Devon, England, and the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, New York. At both institutions I saw what I think is the future of urban building, although it will not, I am quite sure, look anything like what I observed and discussed at these quiet, idyllic places. This future will have, I believe, a large element of the past within it. Green ideas that were the stuff of hippie dreams 40 years ago have been given two gifts from Father Time: new relevance in the centers of capital, thanks to the urgency of climate change, and new feasibility in the centers of design, thanks to our advances in technology and industry. The humble greenhouse appears to represent some of these trends, and why not? It is a building meant to support life in a context broader than a single, human species. 1. The...

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