Visual showing project to terraform Mars through architecture with 3D printers and biotechnology
Visual showing fungus mycelium growing on Mars
Visual showing interior view from the tower during the night and bioluminescence
Visual showing generation of the tower’s structure
Visual showing generation of the topography and 3D modelling of the surface of Mars
Visual showing tensegrity models and structural units
Tests of fungus and bacterias
Alberto Villanueva practices as an architect in London. He holds a Master of Architecture from the European University of Madrid and a MA in Environment Design from Ravensbourne, where he has developed a project researching the possibilities of 3D printers and new materials in the colonization of planet Mars, as a solution to generate architectures in extreme environments.
Alberto’s academic projects cover a wide range of scope in scale and have significantly diverse approaches. His academic work and research included sites in Spain, South Korea, China, Slovenia, Italy, France, EAU and USA. He also compliments his professional work through intensive research about architecture in films and also participates on numerous design and marketing events.
Currently he is an incubatee at Ravensbourne where he has founded his architecture firm called IDEA architecture office.