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A Living Breathing Building: Professor Rachel Armstrong

Professor Rachel Armstrong talks to Alison Cowie at the NE Times about her remarkable work surrounding "living architecture".

Professor Rachel Armstrong, head of experimental architecture at Newcastle University – is making waves around the world with her ‘living architecture’, a concept that looks to replicate the metabolic processes of the body in building materials.

She discusses her route into living architecture with the editor of the magazine North East Times, Alison Cowie, and details her current research which pushes the boundaries of science to create a more sustainable way of living for future generations. 

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published on: 7 November 2018