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Don't build houses when you can grow them… out of meat!

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In this typically thought provoking TED talk, architect and ecologist Mitchell Joachim shares some of his recent experiments ‘growing’ houses out of trees and… meat! Imagine using animal fat for insulation and “sphincter muscles for doors and windows”.

Mitchell Joachim: Architect, designer

Joachim won the History Channel and Infiniti Design Excellence Award for the City of the Future, and Time Magazine‘s “Best Invention of the Year 2007” for his Compacted Car with MIT’s Smart Cities. His project, Fab Tree Hab, has been exhibited at MoMA and widely published. He was chosen by Wired for “The 2008 Smart List: 15 People the Next President Should Listen To.”

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