Frank Gehry Building in New York City

Dr. Axel Kilian and Dr. Mitchell Joachim check out the geometry and bullet holes at Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp building by Frank O. Gehry and Partners.


Dwell Magazine: Fab Tree Hab

James Nestor, "Branching Out," Dwell, pp. 96-98, Vol. 7 No. 3. Feb. 2007. dwell.com Richard Reams + Fab Tree Hab


Smart Materials: MATscape & RiverGym projects

Smart Materials: Types, Products, Architecture by Axel Ritter Features: MATscape project with Wind Quills to generate power using piezoelectric cells and The NY River Gyms, pp. 10-11, 142, 160, Birkhauser, 2006.


Time to Grow Home, The Sunday Times

Fab Tree Hab in: "Time to grow home" by Dara Flynn The Sunday Times, UK December 03, 2006 ...But perhaps the most innovative take on the living home concept is the Fab Tree Hab, devised by a human ecology design team at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For now it exists only on paper, but if it ever takes root, it could become a viable way to help save the planet. Mitchell Joachim, one of the masterminds of the project, describes the project as “extremely realistic”. The Fab Tree Hab would be indistinct from its environment and fit symbiotically into the ecosystem. A version incorporating half of its projected technology is about to be built in California... http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2098-2480020,00.html