All posts tagged: sensors


Lotus Dome [Objects]

The City of Lille (FR) commissioned the Rotterdam studio of media artist, architect and 2009 Dutch Design Price winner Daan Roosegaarde to build Lotus Dome (2011-2012), an upcoming living aluminum foil structure that ‘blooms’ in response to touch and warmth. A “futuristic view on the Renaissance”, Lotus Dome merges elements of architecture and nature into […]


Kinetic Chandelier SILKE [vvvv]

Silke is the final project of Sebastian Neitsch at the University of Art and Design in Halle. The installation includes a robotic chandelier that has its own way of creating a constantly changing light-atmosphere. It reacts to people and the general light condition surrounding it. The structure consists out of twelve arms that can individually move […]


Talking Tree [MaxMSP]

Initiated by the EOS Magazine and created by Happiness Brussels (??), A 100 year old tree, living on the edge of Brussels, was hooked up to a fine dust meter, ozone meter, light meter, weatherstation, webcam and microphone. This equipment constantly measures the tree’s living circumstances. And translates this information into human language via custom […]


Candle Light [Environment]

Niu Miao and Nicholas Hanna met while they were working at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. The idea developed from an earlier project, “Candle Stool”, by Niu Miao which explored an inverse relationship between a light-bulb and a candle. In this installation the light from a candle is a continuously variable field […]


Pachube [WebApp, iPhone, Android]

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 a culmination of 12 years of ongoing work. In a nutshell, Pachube is a little like […]