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Quadrotors at the Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors Showcase 2012 by MLF – Details

Now in its 22nd year, the Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors’ Showcase hit Cannes again, unveiling another presentation of the new directorial talent. Marshmallow Laser Feast (Robin McNicholas, Memo Akten and Barnaby Steel) were the creative and technical directors of the production which included a theatrical performance by 16 flying robots reflecting light beams on the stage. CAN got […]

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Neri Oxman and Mediated Matter at the MIT Media Lab

Architect and designer Neri Oxman is assistant professor of media arts and sciences at the MIT Media Lab, where she directs the Mediated Matter research group. Her group explores “how digital design and fabrication technologies mediate between matter and environment to radically transform the design and construction of objects, buildings, and systems”.

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Phototropia – “A self-sufficient architectural vision”

Phototropia is part of an ongoing series on the application of smart materials in an architectural context and was realized in April 2012 by the Master of Advanced Studies class at the Chair for CAAD, supervised by Manuel Kretzer. The structure breathes and deforms thanks to self-made electro-active polymers, screen-printed electroluminescent displays, eco-friendly bioplastics and thin-film […]

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Sprint “The Dream” Making of – Artisan and d3

This ‘making of’ documentary shows how the “Dream” was created – new campaign to encourage moviegoers to turn off their mobile device in exchange for a custom mobile phone “dream.” Artisan (part of UVA) used d3 for their content mapping. Using perspective projection amongst other techniques, “The Dream” seems like a great project to show what d3 […]

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Approxymotion and MisPortraits – Geometry, drawing, material and robotic arms..

Approxymotion and MisPortraits are two projects by Peter A Vikar currently an ESTm post-graduate studies at Sci-Arc, Los Angeles, designing material interactions with six-axis robot arms. Approxymotion is research project focusing on motion based forming while MisPortraits looks at the levels of accidentally with 6 axis robots doing feltpen graphics.