#STU01 – Rachel Armstrong: “Beyond Sustainability”

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Monday, 14th of November 2011, 8 pm GMT

Title: Beyond Sustainability
Tweeter: Rachel Armstrong, @livingarchitect, architectural designer
Senior TED Fellow, Co-Director AVATAR, University of Greenwich
Description: Rachel will be tweeting on how to move beyond the current sustainability paradigm, which she argues, “has become a set of truisms about the present”. Her presentation discusses the nature of architecture and city planning, but is of concern for anyone interested in sustainability related issues.
Hashtag: #STU01

To attend: Follow the hashtag and the @SvTwuni account on twitter (in seperate windows).

Further reading

Articles
BMW Change Accelerator Series [5 articles on architecture for the 21 century]
http://www.wired.com/cs/promo/blogs/changeaccelerators/2011/10/07/megacities-as-sites-of-change-integrating-adaptable-urban-systems/

ICON Magazine, Venetian Binds –on a new kind of sustainable approach for Venice
http://www.iconeye.com/read-previous-issues/icon-096-%7C-june-2011/venetian-binds

CNN – Cities as sites of carbon capture
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/10/14/tech/innovation/living-buildings-carbon/index.html

ISSP (Initiative for Science Society & Policy) – supporting the architecture of tomorrow
http://www.science-society-policy.org/news/issp-news/supporting-the-architecture-of-tomorrow/

Letter to Arup
http://thisbigcity.net/future-now-letter-arup-rachel-armstrong/

Plus Ultra Tech Series (1 to 4) on Architecture & Synthetic Biology
http://www.plusultratech.com/2011/09/rachel-armstrong-architecture-synthetic.html
http://www.plusultratech.com/2011/09/rachel-armstrong-architecture-synthetic_08.html
http://www.plusultratech.com/2011/09/rachel-armstrong-architecture-synthetic_09.html
http://www.plusultratech.com/2011/09/rachel-armstrong-architecture-synthetic_10.html

Books
Protocell AD guest edited by Neil Spiller & Rachel Armstrong
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Protocell-Architecture-Architectural-Design-81/dp/0470748281

World Changing by Alex Steffen
http://www.amazon.com/Worldchanging-Revised-Updated-Users-Century/dp/0810997460/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1320425796&sr=1-1

The City & The City by China Mieville
http://www.amazon.com/City-Random-House-Readers-Circle/dp/034549752X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1320425832&sr=1-1

Genetic Takeover: And the Mineral Origins of Life by Graham Cairns Smith
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Genetic-Takeover-Mineral-Origins-Life/dp/0521346827

Visionary Architecture: Blueprints of the Imagination by Neil Spiller
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Visionary-Architecture-Blueprints-Modern-Imagination/dp/0500286558

People/Organizations to follow
Bldgblog
@bldgblog
http://bldgblog.blogspot.com/

Tomorrow’s Thoughts Today (Architect – Liam Young)
@liam_young
http://www.tomorrowsthoughtstoday.com/

BioFiction (Bioethicist – Markus Schmidt)
@biofiction
http://bio-fiction.com/en/

Earth 2.0
@earth2hub
http://earth2channel.com/

Clear Village (Entrepreneur – Thomas Ermacora)
@termacora
http://www.clear-village.org/

World Changing
@AlexSteffen
http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/alex_steffen.html

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