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Kinetic architecture (1/3) « VANGUARQ

Kinetic architecture (1/3) « VANGUARQ
Kinetic architecture (1/3) fLUX, Binary Waves – Lab[au] Another great project by LAb[au], “fLUX binary waves” is an urban and cybernetic installation based on the measuring of infrastructural ( passengers, cars…) and communicational ( electromagnetic fields produced by mobile phones, radio…) flows and their transposition into luminous, sonic and kinetic rules. This relation between the installation and the urban activity happens in real time and sets each person as an element of the installation, as a centre of the public realm. The installation fLUX, binary waves is constituted by a network of 32 rotating and luminous panels of 3 meter-high and 60 centimetres wide, placed every 3 meters to form a kinetic wall. The panels rotate around their vertical axis, and have a black reflective surface on one side, the other being plain mat white. Shih Chieh Huang Installation artist Shih Chieh Huang transforms spaces with everyday objects. The exhibition is on till June 6th 2009 Spinning Streetlights

Category: Interactive Really interesting projection concepts by NuFormer Digital Media in the Netherlands. NuFormer Digital Media develops high-skill 3D video mapping projections. These 3D projections will be custom-made to fit any specific building and will be exposed by a battery of powerful projectors. More on their website. Read full article » No Comments » September 23rd, 2009 in Architecture, Augmented Reality, Cognitive, Control, Gesture, Interactive, Interfaces, Spatial, Tangible, Touch by miles Really interesting augmented reality glasses concept by Nokia. 1 Comment » “Disturb Me” is an interactive installation between human and his environment. No Comments » Nearness by Timo Arnell looks at nearness and interactive technology to create a series of events links by proximity. No Comments » Interesting take on building environments out of one material. No Comments » Great reel showing the student work from Robotic Ecologies Seminar 2008 taught by Jason Johnson. No Comments » Read full article » No Comments »

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Rhino ++ Grasshopper – Plethora Project is an initiative to accelerate computational literacy in the frame of architecture and design. It aligns with the "show me your screens" motto of the TopLap live-coding group attempting to get rid of Obscurantism in digital design. Directed by Jose Sanchez Contact me at : Bio: Jose Sanchez is an Architect / Programmer / Game Designer based in Los Angeles, California. Responsive Architecture Title: WX Category: #materialbehaviour #programmable material Author: Jose Luis Garcia del Castillo, Christian Ervin, and Krista Palen, Harvard Graduate School of Design Year: 2013 Url: Description : WX is a numerically-controlled wax sculpture machine. Exhaustive material research with various types of wax and water mixtures at controlled temperatures and rates of mixing gave our team tremendous insight into the behavioral effects of these materials as they interact. The material behavior is dependent on the relative temperatures of the wax and the water. Additionally, the rate of descent of the tray lowering the wax sample into the water affects the resulting geometry: a slow rate of descent allows for the wax to disperse along the surface of the water, creating wider shapes, and a fast rate of descent makes for more narrow shapes.

MANIFESTO ARCHITECTURE RHINO: GRASSHOPPER DEFINITIONS - RHINO / GH This definition was developed for my final thesis project to generate a louver system based on functional requirements within the building. The performance was then tested in Ecotect. A large part of my thesis design involved invertible arena seating with many moving parts. I used Grasshopper as a means to develop the seating testing clearances, site lines, and many other variables. This definition looks at taking any curved surface, and generating weaving geometry across it. The parametric skyscraper uses Grasshopper to generate the entire structure. My favorite definition to date, this definition generates box designs based on real boxes I crafted in the wood shop while in Grad school This definition extrudes geometry based on their proximity to a polyline attractor. Using a definition created by paramod, I wanted to see if I could edit the definition so that different panels could be combined to create a seamless surface This was one of the first definitions from scratch I ever created.

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