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  • July 31, 2014

    The Cross-Species Design Imperative

    The cross-species design imperative, first and foremost is a logical next step in the larger environmental movement. After decades of conserving energy and preserving environments, The Expanded Environment invites designers to become pro-active, shifting language from mere “conservation” and “responsibility” to "engaging" and "activating" those environments and the biological agents within...

  • August 11, 2014

    Nature’s Toolbox

    Nature’s Toolbox is a broadly themed show organized around the power of art and artists to instigate positive global environmental corrections, stimulating biodiversity, increasing public awareness and hopefully reducing the more harmful actions of humans on our home. ...

  • July 14, 2014

    OpEd: More scenes like this

    Twice a week I slide open the glass door to our outdoor patio and refill a hardware store bird feeder with bird seed. The package for the bird seed says “Attracts up to 2x more Finches” but we never see anything other than mourning doves and the occasional mocking bird. It makes no matter to me, my wife or the cat, especially the cat. ...

  • July 11, 2014

    About the Expanded Environment

    *In July 2014 Animal Architecture was rebranded as The Expanded Environment. Some text and links through-out this site will still refer to Animal Architecture. The Expanded Environment is a nonprofit organization devoted to demonstrating alternate ways of responsibly and synthetically integrating biological and ecological agents into the built world. Its goal is to assist governments, […]