#living architecture

Wind tunnel allows monks to fly above “Shaolin Flying Monks Temple”

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After six years the "Shaolin Flying Monks Temple" has officially opened in Henan province, China. The ambitious project, lead by Latvian studio Mailītis Architects, is nestled in a mountain range in central China and offers people an opportunity to literally fly. The 230 amphitheatre is a platform...

Engineers showcase ‘Living Brick’ that might transform the way we live and work.

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Engineers from the University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol, have showcased a 'Living Brick' in Venice. The bricks contain a microbial fuel cell filled with natural -potentially programmable- microorganisms, which can act like a digestive system for buildings. The brick is part of the €3.2m Living...