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IEET > Contributors > Rachel Armstrong

Rachel Armstrong

Rachel Armstrong is a TEDGlobal Fellow, and a Teaching Fellow at at The Bartlett School of Architecture, in England. She was described as a ‘polymath’, at the TEDGlobal Oxford conference, by TED’s Community Director, Tom Reilly. Her extensive interdisciplinary practice engages with a fundamental driving principle – the fundamental creativity of science. Her work uses all manner of media to engage audiences and bring them into contact with the latest advances in science and their real potential through the inventive applications of technology, to address some of the biggest problems facing the world today.



Books


Longevitize!: Essays on the Science, Philosophy & Politics of Longevity by ed. Franco Cortese (2013)


Articles


"#8 Any Sufficiently Advanced Civilization is Indistinguishable from Nature"   Next Future  Dec 24, 2012

"Twenty-First Century Science"   transhumanity.net  Nov 14, 2012

"Is there an Ecological Architectural Design Method?"   Ethical Technology  Oct 15, 2012

"BioLime: The Mock Rock"   Organs Everywhere  Oct 5, 2012

"Soft Cities (Part 1)"   Organs Everywhere  Sep 28, 2012

"Lawless Sustainability—new technology & innovative solutions for a sustainable future"   Ethical Technology  Sep 16, 2012

"A Matter of Feeling (exploring interzone materials between “inert” and “alive”)"   MetaMorf  Sep 2, 2012

"Synthetic Biology: Designing a “Metaphysical” Chicken"   Ethical Technology  Jul 11, 2012

"Synthetic Biology as an Open System for Architectural Design"   Ethical Technology  Jul 8, 2012

"The City as an Ecosystem"   Hplusmagazine  Jul 4, 2012

"From Consumers to Producers - adopting the Algae Lifestyle"   Ethical Technology  Jun 4, 2012

"Sustainable to Evolvable: an introduction"   Arup  May 21, 2012

"Any Sufficiently Advanced Civilization is Indistinguishable from Nature"   Next Nature  May 17, 2012

"Self-Repairing Architecture"   Next Nature  May 9, 2012

"Better Than Nature?"   Next Nature  May 2, 2012

"The Ecological Human"   Next Nature  Apr 25, 2012

"Future Cities: Combined Advanced Technologies and Flexible Urban Infrastructures"   Greenwich University Future Cities Conference  Apr 18, 2012

"Can Life Be a Technology?"   Next Nature  Apr 15, 2012

"Nature Ludens: The Natural World at Play"   Next Nature  Apr 11, 2012

"Is the Human Body Redundant?"   Next Nature  Apr 1, 2012

"Little Green Cows"   Next Nature  Mar 27, 2012

"Bacteria “R” Us"   Next Nature  Mar 22, 2012

"A Trip To The Living City Of The Future"   Living Architecture  Mar 16, 2012


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