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architecture

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16/06/2014 / Environment, Objects

Developed at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, Minibuilders is a research project comprised of a family of small-scale construction robots capable of constructing objects far larger than the robot itself. Each of the robots is designed to perform ...
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22/04/2014 / Sound

Constructed by Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon within San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) new exhibition series Control: Technology in Culture, It Only Happens All of the Time is an installation that shapes sound, movement, and perception. Architectural in ambition, the installation tasks visitors with ...
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06/01/2014 / openFrameworks

Commissioned by the Center for Strategic and International Studies for their new headquarters in Washington, Sosolimited partnered with Hypersonic Engineering & Design, Plebian Design, and Chris Parlato to design, program, and fabricate one-of-a-kind chandelier. 425 hanging pendants form a map ...
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02/01/2014 / Processing

Created by Madeline Gannon, a doctoral student studying generative fabrication and computational design in the CMU School of Architecture, Reverberating Across the Divide project aims to reconnect digital and physical contexts through a custom chronomorphologic modeling environment. The process includes a ...
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10/10/2013 / Arduino, Processing

Created by London based experimental architecture and design studio Minimaforms, this project is speculative life-like robotic environment that raises questions of how future environments could actively enable new forms of communication with the everyday. The artificial intelligent creatures have been ...
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21/08/2013 / Environment

Created by Pablo Valbuena, Time Tilings are four site-specific interventions created for Artefact festival, STUK Kunstencentrum. Leuven, BE in 2013. Like in most of his projects, time tilings is about time, space and perception. He explores the overlap of the physical and ...
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29/05/2013 / Environment, Featured, Objects

Created at the Mediated Matter Research Group at the MIT Media Lab, The Silk Pavilion explores the relationship between digital and biological fabrication on product and architectural scales. The primary structure was created of 26 polygonal panels made of silk threads laid ...
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12/10/2012 / Javascript, Other

Created by Charlie Behrens, this short film is intended to encourage a creative audience to seek out Kevin Slavin’s talk "Those Algorithms Which Govern Our Lives". It employs an effect which takes place in Google Earth when its 3D street ...
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31/08/2012 / Environment, Other

Created by Seoul based media arts group Jonpasang, Hyper-Matrix is an installation created for the Hyundai Motor Group Exhibition Pavilion in Korea, the 2012 Yeosu EXPO site. The installation comprises a specially made steel construction to support thousands of stepper motors that control 300x300mm ...
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13/08/2012 / Objects, Other, Processing

Commissioned by the Greater London Authority as part of Wonder series that are celebrating Olympics and Paralympics, Bloom is designed and developed by Alisa Andrasek and Jose Sanchez from The Bartlett School of Architecture at UCL. Designed in neon pink (the ...
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31/05/2012 / Objects, Other

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 ...
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27/03/2012 / Other

Mesh Grammars: Studies for a Dome is a project by Benjamin Dillenburger & Michael Hansmeyer trying to create "highly articulated architecture using a novel method of folding". The duo designed a series of domes by folding a surface over and over again, ...
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04/03/2012 / Events, Objects, Sound

Zimoun's kinetic sound installations hardly need introduction. Ever since the immaculate documentation of his work first surfaced a couple of years ago, the Swiss artist's elegant mass assemblies of mechanical dc-motors, wires, tubes and cardboard and the complex sound textures ...
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09/09/2011 / Android, iPhone

While experiments with iDevice and Android app development are ubiquitous, design publisher dpr-barcelona's recent efforts with their Architecture in your Hand initiative are undoubtedly worth highlighting. A scheme hatched to rethink the speed and engagement associated with traditional publishing, Architecture in ...
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29/05/2011 / Games, Processing

Jonathan by Sam Kronick is an interactive 'non-game' that explores the culture and urban form of a typical American suburban landscape by creating a never-ending generative sprawl of lawns, cul-de-sacs and single-family homes. It takes its name and inspiration from the real-life ...
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29/04/2011 / iPad, MaxMSP

Projektil, a Zurich based collective, created augmented reality installation which includes an architectural model in scale 1:200 with 5 projectors mapping various information affecting the proposal. On the model can be shown various simulations (nightlife, sun and shadow, etc.), and also ...
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24/03/2011 / Events, Other

FABRICATE is an International Peer Reviewed Conference with supporting publication and exhibition to be held at The Bartlett School of Architecture in London from 15-16 April 2011. Discussing the progressive integration of digital design with manufacturing processes, FABRICATE will bring ...
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18/03/2011 / Processing

Dominik Strzelec writes: this pretentious title indicates the general direction of further research on shape as record of field conditions. it’s a tendency to move away from industrial-design precision towards seemingly archaic, still mediated digitally ways of production and articulation of space. ...
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26/08/2010 / Events, iPad

Created for this years Architecture Biennale in Venice, iBiennale is an application for iPad allowing you to discover more about the 12th International Architecture Exhibition by accessing the official catalogue along with loads of extra content. iBiennale takes you into the ...
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02/08/2010 / Inspiration

Richard Hardy, a recent graduate from the Bartlett School of Architecture in London, created this amazing video, exploring questions whether the conception of artificial intelligence has been a necessity in human evolution and if we therefore should embrace emergent technologies to engage ...
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24/04/2010 / Processing

Developed using Processing with Arduino, Improvisation on a Digital Space is a project by Enrique Ramos exploring visualization using physical interface. Enrike writes: Code-generated space makes possible to define architectures whose configuration can be controlled by all sort of parameters such as ...
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21/04/2010 / Featured, Theory

It's a pleasure to announce to CAN readers that this amazing project I have been working on for the past year is now live and ready for your perusal. The Archigram Archival Project [AAP] makes the work of the seminal ...
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15/04/2010 / Processing

I have just come across Nils Seifert's work, a student of architecture at the technical university in Munich. Watch the movies below as they are quite beautiful. Particles, surfaces, solids, structure, are all included. Website is on it's way but in ...
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12/04/2010 / Processing

Deforming Panorama is the Processing application by Jun Kondo, a student of mine on the MA in Digital Media in Architecture at the University of Westminster where I teach. Today was the review day and Jun presented this wonderful little ...
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26/02/2010 / Inspiration

Augmented Sculpture is a physical installation made by LICHFRONT and GROSSE8 for the interior design week in Cologne (Passagen 2010).The installation consits of geometrical forms located in an interior space with projection mapping cycling through various textures highlighting sharp physical ...
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08/02/2010 / Inspiration

Fire with Fire is the latest installation by Isabelle Hayeur, a Montreal-based artist working in the fields related to landscape design and architecture. The installation is located at the Downtown Eastside, the oldest neighbourhood in Vancouver in attempt to recall ...
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14/01/2010 / Android, Environment, iPhone

Pachube is a web service that enables you to store, share & discover realtime sensor, energy and environment data from objects, devices & buildings around the world. Founded by Usman Haque, architect and director at Haque Design + Research, Pachube is ...
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06/01/2010 / iPhone

N Building is a commercial structure located near Tachikawa station amidst a shopping district. The team at Qosmo working together with teradadesign architecture studio thought of using QR Code (two-dimensional bar code) as the facade of the building. By reading the ...
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23/11/2009 / Processing

Back in summer 2009 architecture practice MOS installed a series of large furry cone structures called 'The Afterparty' at PS1 space. David Lu designed a Processing application that would inform the design of these architectural forms. Rather than adopting a traditions of using ...
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05/11/2009 / Environment

Amphibious Architecture is a floating installation in New York waterways that glows and blinks to provide an interface between life above water and life below. It was developed by the Living Architecture Lab at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning ...
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