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What Termites Can Teach Architects About Skyscraper Design

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Sure, they’re pesky critters but termites can teach architects a thing or two when it comes building design. When creating giant mounds the insects build channels within them to help with ventilation. See how architects are attempting to replicate that process to create better heating and air conditioning systems in giant skyscrapers.


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What Termites Can Teach Architects About Skyscraper Design

Narration by Janine Benyus
Director: Michael Kleiman
Producer: Joey Carey
Production Company: Sundial Pictures
Editor: Michael Kleiman
Additional Editing: Marina Epstein-Katz
Animation: Kyle Predki
Camera: Joshua Weinstein
Sound: Reed Adler
Archival Research: Audrey Evans
Special Thanks: Stefan and Paul Nowicki

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