The Great Tiny House Debate: What it Means to Downsize the Dream
Modern science says that it would have been better if our ancestors began developing
underground instead of on the land – after rising from caves.
3D printing will revolutionise the way buildings are designed and built – and could herald a new aesthetic
Ancient builders had a profound understanding of human responses to environmental conditions and physical needs. Thousands of years later, human settlements evolved into fortified mud-brick walls surrounding rectangular volumes with pierced openings for ventilation and sunlight.
I believe the carbon constraint will not stifle but will catalyse innovation, and we may find that the solutions are far better than their carbon intense predecessors.
– Paul Astle is Principal Structural Engineer at Ramboll.