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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.

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

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

"Twenty-First Century Science"  (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)

Recent Multimedia
Buildings That Can Heal the Environment   2014-08-18

The Naked Future—A World That Anticipates Your Every Move   2013-12-15

The Age of the inpossible   2013-02-19

‪Momentum - Saving Venice‬   2012-09-16

Virtual Futures 2011   2012-08-28