David Benjamin (Columbia University / The Living)
Zoom lecture, link: https://aalto.zoom.us/j/61897922947
11.11. at 17
David Benjamin is Founding Principal of The Living and Associate Professor at Columbia GSAPP. He and the firm have won many design prizes, including the Young Architects Program Award from the Museum of Modern Art. Recently, Benjamin appeared in Rolling Stone as one of “25 People Shaping the Future,” and The Living was ranked third on Fast Company’s list of World’s Ten Most Innovative Architecture Firms. Focusing on the intersection of biology, computation, and design, Benjamin has articulated three frameworks for harnessing living organisms for architecture: bio-processing, bio-sensing, and bio-manufacturing.
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