This video by Negar Kalantar is a path to achieving profound knowledge about the conception and realization of motion in architecture.
This video by Numberphile is about strange dot patterns. A dot pattern is a pattern made up of numerous dots or circles.
The King Fahad National Library sees Professor Eckhard Gerber and his Gerber Architekten team accomplishing one of the most important urban development and cultural projects in the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh.
The Canton Tower by Information Based Architecture, is Guangzhou’s most important new building and will represent the 10 million inhabitants counting metropolis as a cool, progressive and exciting city.
The Beijing National Stadium designed by Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron, located at the south of the centerpiece Olympic Green, is a stunning landmark building that staged the 2008 Olympic Games from 8 August to 24 August 2008.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at Mumbai designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill that is simultaneously contemporary and rooted in the country’s traditional expressions.
New York design studio The Very Many has built a white orbed pavilion in Charlotte, North Carolina with bulbs shaded soft blue and pink inside.
The Shed’s Bloomberg Building, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Lead Architect, and Rockwell Group, Collaborating Architect, is an innovative 200,000-square-foot structure that physically transforms to support artists’ most ambitious ideas.
The 25-meter-high Marsk Tower by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) is topped with a viewing platform where visitors can enjoy uninhibited views of marshlands, Denmark’s popular National Park.
The longhouse by Mass Timber Design, is a building type common to historic settlements across the world and through history, finding use in the Americas, Asia, and Europe.
The Sound That Light Makes by Australian artist Alexander Knox forms the exterior screen to the newly developed 300 George Street precinct in Brisbane, Australia.
Corollaria Railing by Jessica Rosenkrantz is a railing that acts as a sculptural element winding through the space. This algorithmically-generated, lasercut steel railing is the largest piece of art we’ve ever made.
Corollaria Jewelry is an algorithmic jewelry collection by Nervous System, composed of intricate lattice structures in brass and rubber.
In this project, ITKE designed the freeform facade to demonstrate the structural properties of a new bioplastic developed specially for use in the construction industry.
These projects were made by deployable structures that are physical mechanisms that can easily transition between two or more geometric configurations.
These projects made by Voronoi diagram which inspired from nature, is a system that divides the space into sub-spaces in an organic way. The diagram uses points to create cells that surround these points.
This office tower by British-Israeli designer and architect Ron Arad, has completed in Tel Aviv "inspired by an iceberg" with an angular glass exterior that widens in the middle.
This project by Sou Fujimoto architects, Nicolas Laisné, Dimitri Roussel, and OXO architects, was designed for the city of Montpellier’s contest for “Folies architecturales” to add interest and enhance neighborhoods around the Mediterranean city.
This project by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), presents the tallest building along the Vancouver’s skyline at 151 meters which it’s undulating profile seems to twist upwards from its’s triangular base and gradually growing into a rectangular geometry that rises above downtown.
This project by Chinese architecture studio “MAD”, has designed a library in the city of Haikou, China, that is intended "to be a wormhole that transcends time and space".
This project by Jesse Louis-Rosenberg, Introducing Floraform, the latest generative design system from Nervous System.
This project by Zimarty Launches, searching for new 3D printed jewerly inspired by the Hilbert curve.
This project by Denis Hitrec and Eike Schling, searching for methods to simplify the construction of double curved surfaces.
A reciprocal frame (RF) is a self-supporting structure made up of three or more sloping rods, which form a closed circuit, namely an RF unit.
Tension by StructureMode is a lightweight pavilion with a tensegrity ring and a tensile fabric membrane. The sinuous geometry used for Tension provides a minimal base on three points, formed of three arches and three valleys to support an anticlastic fabric surface.
Exhibited on the largest LED screen that NGV has deployed to date, Quantum Memories is Refik Anadol Studio’s epic scale investigation of the intersection between Google AI Quantum Supremacy experiments, machine learning, and aesthetics of probability.
An international team of architects and fine carpenters in collaboration with the Finnish National Museum brings modern architecture into the Seurasaari open air museum in Helsinki, Finland, for the summer of 2017.
Studio Samira Boon presents its HORTUS BIONICA series, seeking to cultivate a healthy indoor environment that adapts to the needs of its occupants like a living ecosystem. the first two ‘sprouts’ of the new product series are entitled: sonic blossom and proxi flower.
The "Rain Water Catcher," by Nuru Karim, Nudes, a design proposal for an iconic tower in San Jose aims to address the global impact of climate change by advocating the need for water conservation towards the reduction of carbon footprint.
The technology of the dynamic/dancing wall is presented as an installation and was first shown at the BIF architectural festival in Moscow. The architects faced the task of tying together the theme of the Theater year in the Russian Federation and the theme of Love.
Timescapes by AIRLAB, is a 3D printed pavilion that commemorates the 10th Anniversary of the Singapore University of Technology and Design. The form of the capsule represents the cyclical nature of time: a periodic surface peels from the ground.
String art or pin and thread art, is characterized by an arrangement of colored thread strung between points to form geometric patterns or representational designs such as a ship's sails, sometimes with other artist material comprising the remainder of the work.
Since 2001, McConnell Studios has created custom designed elements for public, commercial, and residential clients with the goal of enhancing the environments.
Taking cues from the principles of the Hoberman sphere and how it contracts and increases in size, Erik Stehmann‘s ‘Expanding Lamp’ has the ability to enlarge from a desk to standing floor version through the simple push and pull of its components.
Have you ever seen a building that breathes through thousands of pores? That may now be a possibility thanks to Tobias Becker’s Breathing Skins Project. Based on the concept of biomimicry, the technology is inspired by organic skins.
The project Shapes of Sweden was developed for the Volvo Design Challenge that Lilian van Daal won in 2015. For this challenge she dived into the Swedish environment and the brand proposition of Volvo.
Permanently installed in the greater columbus convention center, columbus, ohio, ‘as we are’ by Matthew Mohr is the first of its kind but others can be installed anywhere else in the world.
Loop.pH realized the first version of Sonumbra ( 2006) as a responsive play space in Mowbray Park, Sunderland. It is designed to respond to the interplay and activity of the people orbiting the umbrella.
Kinect Silhouette Reaction-Diffusion, Silhouect, is an experiment by CacheFlowe with a cheap reaction-diffusion technique which turned into a traveling interactive art piece.
A full-scale prototype for a droneport designed by Foster+Partners built on site in the Arsenale in Venice, was unveiled at the 15th International Architecture Biennale. The droneport prototype is the first project to be presented by The Norman Foster Foundation.
The Spatial Structures 2020/21 Conference will be the first ever IASS Symposium to be held fully virtually. Join the Conference on 23-27 August 2021.
Ghostcube by Erik Åberg is a sculpture inspired by moving origami. It consists of cubes connected in a three-dimensional structure. You can manipulate it to change shapes in different ways.
This design by Pablo Esteban Zamorano, Nacho Martí and Jacob Bek, manifested into a small meeting room-pavilion that explores complex geometries generated from plywood sheets.
Anthony Howe is a 3D kinetic sculptures who lives and works in a rural area in Eastsound Washington surrounded by little more than trees, wind, and other natural elements that inspire his incredible kinetic sculptures.
A Kickstarter campaign introduces a five-dimensional sculpture said to be inspired by mathematics and the Fibonacci sequence. Square Wave, the first in a collection from artist Ivan Black and Atellani.
Revolutionary footwear brand Ica & Kostika launched their first collection, entitled ‘exobiology.’ The series was developed as an investigation of the future of shoe design through the fusion of fashion and computational technology.
Blooms are 3D printed sculptures designed by John Edmark to animate when spun under a strobe light. Unlike a 3D zoetrope, which animates a sequence of small changes to objects, a bloom animates as a single self-contained sculpture.
The Centre Pompidou in Paris opened its doors to two living sculptures, embodying the future forms of spatial intelligence. The exhibition, titled “La Fabrique du vivant” , featured “H.O.R.T.U.S. XL Astaxanthin.g” by ecoLogicStudio...
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) partnered with the MAK Center for Art and Architecture on an exhibition that explores the intersection of art, engineering, and architecture. A SOM-designed pavilion is one of the centerpieces of the exhibition.
The 3D Copypod by People's Architecture Office, is a 3D scan booth that can instantly digitize subjects of a wide range of sizes. Objects are surrounded by a spherical array of over one hundred fixed focal length DSLR cameras.
The Urbach Tower by itke/ICD Stuttgart is a unique wood structure. The design of the tower emerges from a new self-shaping process of the curved wood components. This pioneering development constitutes a paradigm shift in timber manufacturing.
Artist Ling-Li Tseng specializes in creating a vibrant spatial experience by utilizing curvilinear elements. Her newly completed work locates in Bu-Dai township, Chiayi, a unique environment surrounded by the scent of ocean and earth.
Here’s a tantalizing clip of Kinetic Sand, an interactive table that responds to touch by creating plumes of sand that seem to whirl and dance around objects placed on top of it.
The 3D Printed Reinforced Beam is part of the ongoing research of Digital Building Technologies into 3D printed, structural building components. Two-sided cantilevering beams, up to 4.5 meters long, are fabricated out of sandstone.
An epoch is defined by the moment of time chosen to be the origin of an era, a reference starting point from which time is measured. David Spriggs’ experiential artwork, Epoch gives shape to time and perception.
Entwine, Joshua Teo’s site-specific art installation made entirely out of recycled plastic tiles, is located at the Masjid Jamek Lookout Point. It serves as an open letter to both the authorities and to the public, addressing the city’s waste management predicament.
Artist Ling-li Tseng, in collaboration with serendipity studio, created a light installation called ‘the search of the glow’. Set amidst the forest, the minimalist, spectral installation boast a sphere shape made of wooden ovals.
The Waiheke Gateway Pavilion by Stevens Lawson Architects, washed ashore of Matiatia Bay forming a ceremonial entry to 2017’s Headland Sculpture on the Gulf exhibition. The skeletal architectural sculpture is an inventive elaboration on the New Zealand traditions.
Jason Allemann of JK Brickworks designed this superb perpetual kinetic sculpture depicting the Greek myth of Sisyphus who was condemned to roll an immense boulder up a hill for eternity.
London Timber Pavilion by Schiller Projects, is a project that focuses on the mindful redesign of two outdoor terraces in a metropolitan setting. The pavilion, was crafted by steam bending individual oak petals to create a self-supporting canopy.