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Kinetic Architecture – Discussion 6. ArchitectureWeek DesignCommunity. Nsabir, Kinetic architecture is useful and benificial, becuase it will evolve to become an essential architectural principle within the digital revolution.

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Just imagine for example, a building that could change it's shape for flexibility and for purposes in relation to external weather conditions. A building by day could be a nursery and change by night to become a garage thus halfing land use, maximising flexibility, reducing energy to get into the real mechanics of sustainbility, land shortage and peoples needs. Another scenario is in places where earthquakes are common. View topic - kinetic architecture - Architecture Discussion Forums -

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Motion as modern way of expressing architecture. Motion as modern way of expressing architecture Adam Gorczica Studio Architektury Format, Contents · Abstract · Sculpturing buildings – a frozen motion · Animation and literal motion.

Motion as modern way of expressing architecture

MPOp : Kinetic Architecture - Kinetic Principles in Nature. About Nature Motion is essential to all life.

MPOp : Kinetic Architecture - Kinetic Principles in Nature

It is through motion that organisms (both flora & fauna) nourish themselves, adapt to the environment and reproduce thus perpetuate the survival of each species. Much can be learned from nature about its mechanics and how it made life itself possible. The study of natural systems for engineering application is called bionics In plants, the movement of its components are called tropisms.

Designing kinetics for architectural facades by Ani Arzumanyan. Kinetic Architecture: Design for Active Envelopes - Charles Linn. Charles D.

Kinetic Architecture: Design for Active Envelopes - Charles Linn

Linn, FAIA, is an architect who has specialized in architectural journalism for nearly 30 years. He worked for McGraw-Hill Construction between 1991 and 2010. While there he was a senior editor at Architectural Record magazine, and a consulting editor for GreenSourcemagazine, and was the leader of Architectural Record's Innovation Conference. Currently he is the director of communications for the University of Kansas School of Architecture, Design, and Planning.

He has won numerous awards for editorial excellence, and was selected for theAIA's College of Fellows in 2002. Russell Fortmeyer is a design journalist, electrical engineer, and sustainable technology specialist with the Los Angeles office of the global engineering firm, Arup. Designing Kinetics for Architectural Facades: State Change - Jules Moloney. Amazon. Kinetic Architecture: Designing with Movement by Carolina Stevenson. - Share research. 40 Awesome Futuristic City Illustrations. Cities have always been a place where people share ideas and knowledge.

40 Awesome Futuristic City Illustrations

I think this one of the reasons why cities have been inspiring artists to create many futuristic cityscapes illustrations. I collected here some of these awesome sci-fi city illustrations. It would be very cool if you could suggest more great illustrations and artists to our list. Stay up to date with Zeemp news, simply follow @zeemp. John Alvin – James Paick – Robert Brown – Rob Sullivan –

The year 2000 as envisioned in the year 1910. In 1910, French artist Villemard produced a series of illustrations depicting what life might be like in the year 2000.

The year 2000 as envisioned in the year 1910

Yeah, he pretty much nailed it. See more here on Flickr Via. 45 Incredible Futuristic Scifi 3D City Illustrations. Futuristic cities have always fascinated me, as a fan of SciFi TV shows, movies, and digital art, futuristic city designs always bring me inspiration.

45 Incredible Futuristic Scifi 3D City Illustrations

Everyone can find quite a lot of stunning illustrations on sites like deviantArt. Many artists have become so skilled at Photoshop and 3D software that they create almost photographic illustrations of whole cities with incredible detail and precision. I have been inspired by these illustrations and it makes me work harder at everything I do; I hope you will feel the same. If you find other amazing art, please send it to us, we will use them in our upcoming articles.

The Future. The Future That Never Was - Next-Gen Tech Concepts. The “flying fan” vehicles of the future will be easier to fly than helicopters, and should cost a lot less.

The Future That Never Was - Next-Gen Tech Concepts

A rough guess is that in about 10 years you’ll be able to buy a four-place fan for the price of a good car. A new kind of flying machine is being designed that sounds like the answer to your desires for a personal aerial vehicle. It is almost like a flying carpet. A good name for it might be the “flying fan.” It uses the principle of the ducted fan, the same idea that is used by the flying platform.

Paleofuture Blog. Gernsback Imagines Life 50 Years Hence (1925) 10,000 Years From Now (1922) Predictions of the Future from 1910 [23 Pics. Predictions of the Future from 1910 [23 Pics] May 25 2012 These post cards were a vision of a French artist, Villard.

Predictions of the Future from 1910 [23 Pics

He envisioned our planet as a perfect utopia for all. Although many of these are very inconsistent with current technology, the underlying idea of “how things would be” is definitely there! See more photo posts Like our Facebook page & receive daily updates on your wall: Art that Speaks a Thousand Words [36 Pics] May 18 2012 Pawel Kuczynski is an extremely talented Polish artist that specializes in satirical art. View Post. Past Predictions of the Future of Travel [20 Pics.

Past Predictions of the Future of Travel [20 Pics] Mar 15 2013 Interesting to see how far humans have progressed in terms of technology.

Past Predictions of the Future of Travel [20 Pics

Enjoy this random compilation of old art that imagines the future. See more photo posts Like our Facebook page & receive daily updates on your wall: Closer Than We Think! Retrofuturistic Tech Predictions. If there is one thing that has remained constant throughout the ages, it’s our capacity for envisioning what might happen in coming years. We’re fascinated with the future, and we never stop making predictions. In 1958, artist Arthur Radebaugh began the syndicated comic strip called Closer Than We Think! The strip was centered on making predictions about futuristic technology, and through its entire four-year run it brought plenty of crazy and not-so crazy predictions to the American public. Changes to Come: 9 Past Predictions for Funky 70s Tech. In 1962, the exciting world of the future was just within reach. We assumed that by 1975 the world would be a new and wonderful place full of all kinds of gadgets to make life easier and more interesting. These pictures are from a 1962 book called 1975: And the Changes to Come by Arnold B.

Forecasting the Future: 7 Past Visions of 21st Century Life. At the dawn of the 20th century, technology was booming and it seemed that anything was possible for the future. Outlandish contraptions featured in just about every prediction of what the future would bring. These postcards were produced by German chocolate company Hildebrands in the beginning of the 20th century and pictured what life would be like in the year 2000. Urban Airports: Past Predictions for Future Flight Fields. Today’s airports tend to be situated away from city centers, out in the suburbs or, even better, in the house-free industrial areas surrounding cities. The reasons are obvious: noise and safety concerns make it sensible to keep the airports out of city centers.

Predictions From The Father of Science Fiction. KineticArchitecture.Net. Kinetic architecture. The Burke Brise soleil sits atop the Milwaukee Art Museum - it folds its wings over the museum to protect it at night and can also use its wings to shield visitors from the sun or from rain storms. Kinetic architecture is a concept through which buildings are designed to allow parts of the structure to move, without reducing overall structural integrity.

How Kinetic Architecture Can Redefine Folding Space through Variation. Smartlab Portal > Students > Master Thesis > Students 2008 - 2009 > Kinetic architecture: a twisting steel bridge. Introduction Since the Industrial Revolution, the world is developing at a growing speed.