The Mediated Matter Group
Courtesy of Neri Oxman and The Mediated Matter Group
by Joao Pedro Goncalves Marins Costa
March 5, 2020
Silk Pavilion II / Fabrication
Silk Pavilion II / Silkworm rearing
“My team and I stand in the crossroads, challenging some of the processes that designers face at the intersection of biology and technology"
To build a new pavilion in midtown Manhattan, the architect Neri Oxman employed 17,000 silkworms.
The venturesome Oxman talks experimental materials and lunar habitation with the renowned architect.