Architectural Nutrient Flows

Senior Architect, Cristina Rodrigues @ Cristina Rodrigues Architects & the biospheric Foundation are working together on a number of prototypes for exhibitions and live clients in both UK and Portugal. This afternoon we started the discussion about, what will integration of ecological & architectural systems look like in the “practical” 21st century city? How will bio-processing (Vermiculture) work with other ecologies?, what will it look like? and how will it inform shape & space? What are the feed-back loops? How do we create biodiversity and local economies in one design?. Vermiculture, how many worms can a systems produce?, how much waste can it break down?, what is the value of the fertility in urban developments? All interesting questions in urban developments….

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