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Dr. Rachel Armstrong leads the Hylozoic Ground team in developing its ‘Living Architecture’ chemical circulation systems. She is a Global TED Fellow and Research Fellow at the University of Greenwich...

Dr. Rachel Armstrong leads the Hylozoic Ground team in developing its ‘Living Architecture’ chemical circulation systems. She is a Global TED Fellow and Research Fellow at the University of Greenwich, London and member of Professor Neil Spiller’s AVATAR Research Group. Armstrong is an interdisciplinary practitioner with a background in medicine who collaborates extensively with artists, scientists and architects to create new experimental spaces that re-engage with the fundamental creativity of science. Dr. Armstrong emphasizes the unique role that architecture occupies within the cultural imagination, offering an ideal forum to reimagine our experience o fthe world so that we can reinvent our role within it. Her acclaimed research on building systems demonstrates how buildings can share properties of living systems.




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