Exploring the crossover between sustainable architecture and design for projects on Earth and in outer space, this extension of super/collider's Science Fair™ series see UK and international architects and space experts discussing how each field can influence the other.
From the vast Saharan desert and the frozen Antarctic via Earth orbit, to the Moon and the caves of Mars, architects, spacecraft designers and mission planners are increasingly facing similar challenges – and finding common solutions. As well as discussing their own ideas and projects, participants have been invited to think beyond tomorrow and imagine how – and where – their work could be used in the decades to come.
Small is beautiful: compact, mobile and self-sufficient design for extreme environments
Using the land: building with local materials on Earth, Moon and Mars.
Magnus Larsson / architect / UK
Flavio Galvagni / architect / Lab Zero / Italy
Hugh Broughton Architects / UK
Dr Sandra Häuplik-Meusburger / space architect / TU Vienna / Austria
Dr Chris Welch / principal lecturer in astronautics / Kingston University / UK