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designboom's TECH predictions for 2017: biodesign in architecture - NBWW | Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe
a look at the year ahead! will it be a good one? we foresee major tech trends you’ll be working and playing with in 2017and the design developments that will impact upon. philip stevens ‘I think the biggest innovations of the 21st century will be the intersection of biology and technology,’ apple’s steve jobs told walter isaacson in his biography, originally published in 2011. since then, despite major technological advancements, real world applications of biodesign have yet to truly transform the field of architecture. more than five years after jobs’ original prophecy, could 2017 be the year that our buildings are grown rather than built? root bridges, which are incredibly strong, can take more than 10 years to become fully functional image by ashwin kumar / creative commons although the histories of design and architecture are filled with analogies to the natural world — from the decor and motifs of art nouveau, to the span of a gull wing plane — its true integration with the built environment is yet to be fully been capitalized on. Read the Full Story HERE >>>> Source: designboom’s TECH predictions for 2017: biodesign in architecture