What will buildings of the future look like?

09 August 2012

Portrait of Professor Steve Rayner

with Professor Steve Rayner
James Martin Professor of Science and Civilization

Steve Rayner is James Martin Professor of Science and Civilization at Oxford University’s School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography and Institute for Science, Innovation and Society, and the Oxford Geoengineering Programme, supported by the Oxfor...

There's a lot that we can learn from the past, using modern materials and approaches, that will improve the design and functionality of new buildings. Professor Steve Rayner comments on the fact that it is the mundane technologies, such as light bulbs and air conditioners, that have been shaping building design.