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Thursday, March 14 • 12:35 - 13:00
Keynote Construction Composites Circle: Architecture As The “Third Skin”

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Architecture has often been described as a kind of “third skin” – over our biological one and our clothing – but we have to admit that this skin has often been rigid and uncompromising. In the new media age, with better data and information, architecture can be enriched through advanced & composites materials and Internet-of-Things technologies, to become a more flexible third skin, adapting and molding itself more directly to our needs.
Carlo Ratti will address these issues from a critical point of view through projects by the Senseable City Laboratory, a research initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the design office Carlo Ratti Associati.

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Carlo RATTI

Director of MIT Senseable City Lab & Founding Partner, Carlo Ratti Associati
An architect and engineer by training, Professor Carlo Ratti teaches at MIT, where he directs the Senseable City Laboratory, and is a founding partner of the international design and innovation practice Carlo Ratti Associati. A leading voice in the debate on new technologies’ impact... Read More →


Thursday March 14, 2019 12:35 - 13:00 CET
Agora (Hall 5 / F99)