Material Intelligence, simulations, sensors, actuators, as well as the bio-mimetic and digital manufacturing innovations provide revolutionary ideas on growth, adaptability, repair, sensitivity, replication and energy savings in architecture.
Should we continue constructing rigid and fixed structures?
Or can our habitats begin to think?
"In this book, you can enjoy the work done by hundreds of participants from over 96 countries, in this fifth edition. You will see that project after project, it will become a big claim for exploring the limits and our institution with the whole community of architects, urbanists, technology lovers and the world transformers; to continue expanding the perimeter, to continue trespasing borders and, above all, to realize that every and each one of these dreams means only to leave a lot better world than what we found once."
-Oriol Soler, Chairman of the Board of IAAC, President of IAAC.