Cities of Tomorrow Will Use “Bio Houses”

Self-sustaining buildings. Got a big meeting coming up? Grow another room!

Reconceiving buildings to better participate in a self-sustaining human ecosystem could be an important part of the future of architecture.

Traditional buildings are designed to provide protection against a savage world, with us safe on one side and our waste on the other. Architects have long relied on ‘hard’ materials such as masonry, aluminium and glass, specifically chosen to prevent the outside environment from getting in. Impermeability was, and is, a driving goal.

Source: The Cities of Tomorrow Will be Populated With “Bio Houses”

Related articles

Where is My Augmented Reality Vision?

The blogosphere has been abuzz with Google Glass. In case you haven’t seen what this is, check out Google’s page on it here. Looks cool/nerdy, right? The idea is that you can constantly monitor a box of visual information to the left of your vision, currently accessible through voice control. Google says that it will […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.