Archive for the ‘Design Reef’ Category

Building modeled after termite-mound

December 19, 2007


Eastgate Center, Harare, Zimbawe.

Growing a treehouse with Terreform

December 15, 2007

Mitchell Joachi insists that his plans are not futuristic. As the Executive Director for Terreform, a “philanthropic design collective,” he is responsible for progressive solutions for current problems. Save for the overt reliance on CGI imagery, the plans he presented at Postopolis! seem robustly conditional on collective goodwill, but still grounded on hard statistics and grounded feasibilities. In the video above, he outlines his company’s plans in three main areas: the city, ecology, and mobility.