Diploma Unit Two. Architectural Association School of Architecture

Tools for Architecture is a research unit based at the Architectural Association in London formed by a team of MArch AA Diploma students and lead by Space Popular directors Lara Lesmes and Fredrik Hellberg.

Forest Analogy

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This plate explores a relationship and similarity of isotropic building system to the forest / jungle typology. Where trees and other kinds of vegetation create a homogenous but extremely diverse environment for different life forms to occupy. The porosity of this building system allows it to bring us closer to nature,  and create manmade environment suitable for humans as well as animals.