The Mediated Matter group
Courtesy of Neri Oxman and The Mediated Matter group
The competition, now in its ninth year, has featured a cross section of blue-chip companies, scruffy startups, and hungry young talents.
The exhibition has now become a part of the MoMA's ‘Virtual Views’ program due to the pandemic.
"We, as architects of the built environment, are entering an era where we’re designing for survival.”
“My team and I stand in the crossroads, challenging some of the processes that designers face at the intersection of biology and technology"
To build a new pavilion in midtown Manhattan, the architect Neri Oxman employed 17,000 silkworms.
The venturesome Oxman talks experimental materials and lunar habitation with the renowned architect.
Silk Pavilion II / Silkworm rearing
Silk Pavilion II / Fabrication