Weaving is often regarded as the first architecture. Tents were created embedding colour into the fabric of a room. Tim Ingold considers what it means to make things and how weaving and knotting are the more authentic origins of all making. By removing blocks from architecture you are able to free the form of walls. See full article here
How does the internet go from country to country? It travels through thousands of kilometres of underwater fibre optic cables which can transmit information up to 99.7% of the speed of light.
This website shows all cables currently being used
Inflatable architecture? Could air redefine flat-pack design?
“Basic sheets of plastic, paper or fabric can be transformed into complex inflatables using a method devised by researchers at MIT Media Lab’s Tangible Media Group.”
Sutherland’s Sword of Damocles