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Rachel Armstrong

Rachel Armstrong is Professor of Experimental Architecture at The Department of Architecture, Planning & Landscape, Newcastle University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Soft Living Architecture : An Alternative View of Bio-informed Practice

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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... elements and parallel terrains. Graphic design by Simone Ferracina; photograph courtesy of Rachel Armstrong, Venice, Italy, December 2016. City of soft living architecture The following series of parallel portraits (Sections 8.4.1,...

Life as You Don’t Know It

Rachel Armstrong

Rachel Armstrong is Professor of Experimental Architecture at The Department of Architecture, Planning & Landscape, Newcastle University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Soft Living Architecture : An Alternative View of Bio-informed Practice

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

1

... fabric. (Armstrong, 2015, p. 72) The most radical possibilities for a parallel living world occur at the transition from inert to lively substances, with the potential to challenge assumptions about the nature of living matter and even...

Embracing Change

Rachel Armstrong

Rachel Armstrong is Professor of Experimental Architecture at The Department of Architecture, Planning & Landscape, Newcastle University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Soft Living Architecture : An Alternative View of Bio-informed Practice

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

1

... agree about causality. Although it seems counter-intuitive, causality is ultimately what’s real. (Armstrong, 2018, p. 37) Rather than being discussed as an afterthought, the value of this expanded approach taken by experimental architecture...

Experimental and Soft Living Architecture

Rachel Armstrong

Rachel Armstrong is Professor of Experimental Architecture at The Department of Architecture, Planning & Landscape, Newcastle University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Soft Living Architecture : An Alternative View of Bio-informed Practice

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

2

... and life support] becomes fur – it does not take its forms in any sort of biomimicry, which Rachel Armstrong has aptly called ‘like biology for the copy-and-paste generation,’ – but in a real sense of behavior. Fur is neither surface nor...

Performances

Rachel Armstrong

Rachel Armstrong is Professor of Experimental Architecture at The Department of Architecture, Planning & Landscape, Newcastle University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Soft Living Architecture : An Alternative View of Bio-informed Practice

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

2

... temple space as an instrument for interrogation by actors trained in the circus arts. This was a collaboration between Rachel Armstrong, Professor of Experimental Architecture, Newcastle University; Rolf Hughes, Professor of Artistic...

Laboratories and Convergences

Rachel Armstrong

Rachel Armstrong is Professor of Experimental Architecture at The Department of Architecture, Planning & Landscape, Newcastle University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Soft Living Architecture : An Alternative View of Bio-informed Practice

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

2

... they become embryonic bodies whose rolls and folds establish new spaces for material expression. Photograph courtesy of Rachel Armstrong, Newcastle University Chemistry Outreach Laboratory, February 2015. Systems that can choreograph...

Prototyping Practices

Rachel Armstrong

Rachel Armstrong is Professor of Experimental Architecture at The Department of Architecture, Planning & Landscape, Newcastle University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Soft Living Architecture : An Alternative View of Bio-informed Practice

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

2

... suspended in the petrifying waters of the Mother Shipton well. Photograph courtesy of Rachel Armstrong, Knaresborough, Yorkshire, 2012. The parallel soils of soft living architecture have no need for naturalism and are not necessarily made...

Glossary

Rachel Armstrong

Rachel Armstrong is Professor of Experimental Architecture at The Department of Architecture, Planning & Landscape, Newcastle University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Soft Living Architecture : An Alternative View of Bio-informed Practice

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

1

... of calcium chloride is added to a dilute solution of sodium hydrogen carbonate. A thin calcium carbonate shell is formed around the crystal lattice (Armstrong, 2015, p. 40).are a special type of chemical pattern formation caused by density...

Synthesis: Entangled Materials, Tools and Methods

Rachel Armstrong

Rachel Armstrong is Professor of Experimental Architecture at The Department of Architecture, Planning & Landscape, Newcastle University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Soft Living Architecture : An Alternative View of Bio-informed Practice

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

2

... colourings reveal water molecules that travel alongside the crystals in their clear oil medium and have not been modified by their descent through the liquid interfaces. Photograph courtesy of Rachel Armstrong, Newcastle University, February 2016....

World in Meltdown

Rachel Armstrong

Rachel Armstrong is Professor of Experimental Architecture at The Department of Architecture, Planning & Landscape, Newcastle University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Soft Living Architecture : An Alternative View of Bio-informed Practice

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

2

... the discarded objects with new value and meaning. A beach composed from masonry entering the system of currents in the lagoon is mixed together with garbage, conjuring strange and uninhabited land. Drawing courtesy of Rachel Armstrong and Simone...