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"A future more beatiful…" | What do you think about this talk?

by HDA Paris

A future more beautiful? Architect Thomas Heatherwick shows five recent projects featuring ingenious bio-inspired designs. Some are remakes of the ordinary: a bus, a bridge, a power station … And one is an extraordinary pavilion, the Seed Cathedral, a celebration of growth and light | www.ted.com
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Mark England 24 mai 2011 - 9 h 06 min

Very inspiring that architecture can incorporate natural, circular design. Our next step is to bring back the animals and we can sing again as humans in a natural world.

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