Radical Nature: With and Against Nature

8 October 2009 7.30pm

  • A module from Hugh Broughton Architects' Halley VI research Station for the British Antarctic Survey. © Hugh Broughton Architects

With and Against Nature: Hugh Broughton and Michael Pawlyn
Chaired by Ruth Slavid, author, Extreme Architecture: Building for Challenging Environments

A conversation on architecture in direct dialogue with the natural world. Michael Pawlyn, pioneer of biomimicry, will present Exploration Architecture’s designs for a self-irrigating greenhouse in the Sahara desert, whilst Hugh Broughton will showcase his practice’s Antarctic outposts, including the British Antarctic Survey’s Halley VI, currently on snowy site.