Turning dunes into architecture: Magnus Larsson on

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Architecture student Magnus Larsson details his bold plan to transform the harsh Sahara desert using bacteria and a surprising construction material: the sand itself.(Recorded at TEDGlobal 2009, July 2009, Oxford, UK. Duration: 11:44)

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