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The best-known example of Neri Oxman’s work to date in “Material Ecology” is the so-called Silk Pavilion whereby 6,500 silkworms were fed and released onto a human-designed, robot-created cocoon-like dome structure, eventually completing the human/natural architecture by weaving a silk cover. Photo: Mediated Matter Group, MIT.

Can You Explain the Concept of “Material Ecology”?

Dear EarthTalk: Can you explain the concept of “Material Ecology” as advertised in a new Museum of Modern Art exhibit? - Nancy R., New York,...
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