Pearce describes his space frame designs, used in the “Biosphere II” in Arizona. Space frames economically span large distances, and control daylighting. Pearce has worked on refining the space frame connecting joint.
Video Archive | Biosphere II (2)
Glen Small introduces the lecture. Merle Jensen begins by describing himself as an agriculturist interested in food production, and strategies to bring back the country into the city. Jensen describes briefly the current problems of the planet earth arising from the fact that humans are not good resource managers. Jensen explains his research a totally regenerative, balanced ecological system, The Biosphere II. He discusses different research projects on hydroponic food production, examples of bioengineering, aquaculture, air, soil and pest controlling for the Biosphere II.