Featured architects include Peter Cook, Tobias Klein, Kol/Mac, Make, R&Sie(n), Neil Spiller and VenhoevenCS.
Longer contributions from medical practitioners, architects and artists: Rachel Armstrong, Marcos Cruz, Anthony Dunne, Nicola Haines, Steve Pike, Yukihiko Sugawara, and Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr/SymbioticA.
Features international research projects undertaken at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, the Royal College of Art in London, the University of Western Australia and the Nagaoka Institute of Design in Japan.
Manipulation and control of Micro–Organic Matter in Architecture (Steve Pike).
Contaminant (Steve Pike).
Growing Semi–Living Structures: Concepts and Practices for the Use of tissue Technologies for Non–Medical Purposes. (Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr).
Synthetic Neoplasms (Marcos Cruz).
Density Fields in Viscous Bodies (Tobias Klein).
Designer Surgeons (Marcos Cruz).
Human Cloning Clinic (Nicola Haines).
Cyborgian Interfaces (Marcos Cruz).
Comfo–Veg Club (Peter Cook).
Minimal Surface Geometry and the Green Paradigm (Sulan Kolatan).
Bodies Without Organs – BwO (Francois Roche).
Uto–Purification (Yukihiko Sugawara).
Algaetecture and Nonsterile (Steve Pike).
Living buildings (Bill Watts and Sean Affleck).
Wonderwall (Ton Venhoeven).
Artificial Evolution: A Hands–off Approach of Architects (Rachel Armstrong).
Designer Materials for Architectu4re (Rachel Armstrong).
Design for Debate (Anthony Dunne).
Ethics, Architecture and Little Soft Machinery (Neil Spiller).
World Expo 2008 Zaragoza (Mark Garcia).
Pelli Clarke Pelli (Jayne Markel).
Saatchi gallery/Duke of York Headquarters (David Littlefield).
Beyond White Walls (Oliver Domeisen).
Getting Wt About Urban Design (Neil Spiller).
Horizons of User–centered Design (Valentina Croci).
Building Integrated Food Production (Ken Yeang and Michael Guerra).
McLean′s Nuggets (Will McLean).
Kalmar Museum of Art (timothy Tore Hebb).
Steve Pike spent a number of years as a designer before he studied at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, receiving a masters degree in 2003. He continues to pursue his research, founding arColony (www.arcolony.com), a forum for experimental architecture. His work has been included in a number of publications and international exhibitions. He is currently practising with Acanthus LW Architects in London.