Engineering

5 Ways Buildings of the Future Will Use Biotech to Become Living Things

5 Ways Buildings of the Future Will Use Biotech to Become Living Things

Biology is capable of extraordinary feats of engineering, and the next frontier in building technology might be to make buildings part of nature. Here are five ways buildings of the future might become living, breathing things. 1. Buildings that grow From the crushed shells of limestone to the timber of dead trees, we already use nature’s materials for building. Yet this pallet of materials could ... »