Reflection of the Age Interactive Installation

Reflection of the Age

Juraj Kotian created an installation that would react to movement. The closer the viewer gets to the structure, the closer is gets to him. Once the viewer crosses a specific boundary, it goes back to its starting position to literally escape from the viewer’s touch.

Tipping Wall

Tipping Wall

The facade of a cooling tower was covered with 10,000 hinged metal channels that fill with water and tip either left or right. When they tip they spill water into the center of the channel below which then tips either left or right. 

Parametric Glacier

Parametric Glacier

During the Contemporary Culture Forum White Night, an architecture, light and sound installation Parametric Glacier was on display at the Dome Cathedral garden in Riga.

Weaving Enclosure

Weaving Enclosure

Weaving Enclosure is an experimental installation developed by ACTLAB in 2014 and a synthesis of a research on the emergent properties of weaving material system in architecture.

Colibri Kinetic Sculpture

Colibri

Containing over 400 precisely machined gears, screws, and aesthetic elements, Derek Hugger’s latest kinetic sculpture Colibri mimics the motion of a hummingbird in flight.

Responsive Pattern

Responsive Pattern

This video shows the design, fabrication, and programming of a responsive screening device by GenoMorph that employs origami techniques. The pattern response to light change within the built environment and change shape accordingly.

Catalyst Hexshell

Catalyst Hexshell

This project by Matsys was the result of a 4-day workshop taught with Marc Swackhamer at the University of Minnesota School of Architecture in March 2012.

3D Print with Clay

3D Printing with Clay

Students at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture in Cambridge, Ontario are bringing a whole new meaning to mixed media as they take on both 3D printing and the use of ancient clay building materials.

Wander Wood Pavilion

Wander Wood Pavilion

Robots sliced the interlocking, curved wooden slats that form this sculptural bench, which is currently installed on the campus of the Vancouver’s University of British Columbia.

Hypnosis

Hypnosis

Fashion designer Iris van Herpen took inspiration from artist Anthony Howe’s kinetic sculptures when creating this series of delicate and hypnotic garments for Paris Haute Couture week.

EXOtique Installation

EXOtique

EXOtique by Project One Studio is a backlit ceiling installation that was created at the foyer entrance of a university building. The patterning is based on light distribution throughout the piece, while the form redefines the space.

Knit Tensegrity Shell

Knit Tensegrity Shell

Knit Tensegrity Shell Pavilion by Dynamic Assemblies Lab is a 4.5-meter diameter by 3-meter tall, one-to-one scale prototype of this novel structure type.  Leveraging on iterative physical prototyping and digital form-finding simulations…

Jitterbox Auxetic Material

Jitterbox

The Jitterbox is an example of an auxetic material: if you pull on it, it expands in all directions. The Jitterbox mechanism is due to Taneli Luotoniemi. Henry Segerman has made some 3D printed models…

Sound Installation

Sound Installation

Zimoun is best known for his installative, generally site-specific, immersive works. He employs mechanical principles of rotation and oscillation to put materials into motion and thus produce sounds.

3D Printed Eco Wall

Eco Wall

BANYAN Eco Wall by BigRep, the world’s first fully additively manufactured (AM) green wall with naturally integrated drainage and irrigation systems. The prototype features unprecedented innovations in design, functionality, technology and size.

Future You Interactive Installation

Future You

In Future You, an interactive installation by Universal Everything you are faced with a unique reflection of your potential, synthetic self. Starting as a primitive form, it learns from your movements to adapt, suggesting an agile, superior version of you. 

Glass Vault Robotic Fabrication

Glass Vault

The Glass Vault is a joint effort between SOM and Princeton University c.r.e.A.te lab and Form Finding Lab, with assistance from the TU Delft Glass Group and is one of the SOM’s latest demonstration projects in automated robotic construction.

Plastic Reflectic interactive installation

Plastic Reflectic

Plastic Reflectic is an interactive installation that reflects on the problem of the “plastic soup” in our oceans. Enormous amounts of plastic waste end up in the ocean, where it slowly degrades into tiny particles.

Laser Cutting Paper

Laser Cutting Paper

In this video you can take a look at a Gen 4 – BOSS Laser Cutter-2436, cutting out an example wedding invitation on some paper.

3D Printed Hexagons

3D Printed Hexagons

This is a small geometric toy by mars gizmo that’s oddly satisfying to play with. It can be used as a desk decoration. Ideally you need 4 small magnets for this toy.

Brilliant Cube Kinetic Installation

Brilliant Cube

Brilliant Cube by Media Artist Group: Jonpasang is a kinetic 3D matrix, comprised of 576 clear LED poles moving up and down. The dimension is 6M X 6M X 6M. It is located at Gangnam station crossroads.

Kinetic Wave Sculpture

Kinetic Wave Sculpture

Artist Ross McSweeney created a wonderful kinetic wooden sculpture that features a little boat floating upon a bumpy sea. Three different types of fish appear to jump out of the waves as they rise and fall, both horizontally and vertically.

Environmental Response

Environmental Response

As part of his research at Aalborg University, Esben B. Skouboe had the privilege to work with a team of skilled programmers, engineers and architectures to elaborate the initial findings done the workshop Environmental Response.

Wicker Pavilion

Wicker Pavilion

The Wicker Pavilion is designed combining contemporary architecture and traditional craftsmanship. It offers a place for relaxation and meditation in the heart of Jardins de l’Europe in Annecy, France.

metal facade with 3D-printed mould

Metal Facade

Students from ETH Zurich have pioneered a method of casting complex, one-off architectural structures from metal in a 3D-printed mould. Deep Facade, a six-metre-high aluminium structure with ribbons of metal looped in an organic fashion.

A.U.X.E. Chair auxetic furniture

A.U.X.E. Chair

This project by Niloofar Imani and her team, aims to design and fabricate a piece of auxetic furniture which its shape adapts to the user’s body figure using Rhino3d.

NP Pavilion

NP Pavilion

The NP Pavilion, Expo In Mumbai – commissioned by NipponPly, is a temporary installation made of plywood was designed for the Acetech Exposition 2018 Mumbai.

3d Printed Kinetic Sculpture

3d Printed Sculpture

Henry Zwiefelhofer is an artist who designs amazing 3D printed kinetic sculptures. All parts of this sculpture is printed on MendelMax v3.

Antrum graphical luminous interactive installation

Antrum

Antrum is a graphical luminous interactive installation, created by Tatiana Plakhova. Artist describes her work as a grotto which the surface is inhabited by strange creatures.