Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Termites as Architects

"Tiny Architects:" A great take on green building from Living on Earth (broadcast on KUOW presents). Biologist J. Scott Turner discusses the termite's building and ventilation techniques. Architect Mick Pearce says that when designing a building, architects should study how local animals have intuitively adapted their living spaces to a particular climate.

Click here to read a transcript or listen to the interview.

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