David Benjamin: Proof (September 29, 2010)

Jean-Michel Crettaz introduces David Benjamin of the architecture firm The Living, and Director of the Living Architecture Lab at Columbia, discussing his book “Life Size”, and his methodology of “flash research.”

Benjamin discusses several flash research projects including “Living Glass,” “River Glow,” “Living City,” and “Living Light.” He goes on to describe projects such as “Amphibious Architecture,” and “Street Life,” which emphasize testing as a design methodology.Benjamin concludes with presentations of the research projects “Lifecycles,” and “Architecture Bio-synthesis.”




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