Kinetic Sand

Kinetic Sand

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.

Salt Worldwide Interactive Installation

Salt Worldwide

The German Salt Museum in Luneburg updated its exhibition with an interactive installation entitled Salt Worldwide. This media installation concludes the tour through the museum, a former salt mine.

Wavelet Interactive Art Installation

Wavelet

Wavelet is an impressive interactive lighting installation developed by Chinese media group GeeksArt. It uses the changing light to mimic the flowing water. Wavelet is composed of 1,300 light-responsive light bulbs.

Fragments interactive installation

Fragments

Fragments is an interactive installation by Random International. Almost two hundred identical, small mirrors are arranged in a grid to form a flat, homogenous surface.

Reprogramming Architecture

Reprogramming Architecture

This paper aims to address innovative approaches in the pedagogical aspects of architecture by describing the work of AA Summer DLAB and Athens | Istanbul Visiting Schools of the Architectural Association School of Architecture.

Iridescence Interactive Collar

Iridescence

Iridescence is a 3D-printed, interactive Emotive Collar by Behnaz Farahi, inspired by the gorget of the Anna’s hummingbird. It is equipped with a facial tracking camera and an array of 200 rotating quills.

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.

Interactive wall with kinect

Kinect

Interactive wall with kinect by Estudio Biopus. A way to transform any plane surface into a multitouch screen with a 3D kinect sensor.

Intentions 2 Interactive Installation

Intentions 2

The interactive art work “Intentions 2” produced by students of the Faculty of Media Studies Cross Media Course won the Knowledge Award at the 21st Student CG Contest (sponsored by the CG-ARTS Association).

Breathing Architecture

Breathing Architecture

Inside venice’s palazzo mora, cara lee and stephan mundwiler of leeMundwiler architects have installed ‘CHiLL’ — a ‘breathing’ structure that kinetically responds to human interaction.

Urban Imprint Kinetic Interactive Installation

Urban Imprint

“Urban Imprint” is an immersive, kinetic, outdoor installation by Studio INI, exhibited at NYCxDesign for A/D/O by MINI, in Brooklyn, New York.

Capacitor Interactive Pavilion

Capacitor

John Grade the Seattle based artist created this pavilion named “Capacitor”. The sculpture changes its luminosity by a controller that gets its information from sensors on the roof of the building.

Water Particles Interactive Digital Installation

Water Particles

teamLab reproduced the Bunkanomori Park building in 3D in a virtual three-dimensional space. The movement of water was then simulated as if it was a waterfall flowing over the shape of the building.

Interactive Facade

Interactive Facade

This thesis by Tella Irani Shemirani is focused on investigating the question of: How can a space develop an understanding of its users (through their body gestures) and respond accordingly?

Iris Interactive Mirror

Iris

Iris by Hybe is a unique media canvas with matrix of conventional information display technology – a monochrome LCD. Through the phased opening and closing of circular-segmented black Liquid Crystal, IRIS can create various patterns and control the amount (size) of passing lights.

Feather-inspired social media data processing for generating developable surfaces: Prototyping an affective architecture

Affective Architecture

This paper by Chenjun Liu, Tsung-Hsien Wang, Mark Meagher and Chengzhi Peng presents the development of an interactive installation intended as a prototype of experimental affective architecture connected with social media data processing.

Kinetic Architecture Reinterpreting Persian Mathematics and Astronomy

Kinetic Architecture

In this essay by Parinaz Mansourimajoumerd and Mohammadjavad Mahdavinejad, studies are about using kinetic design and fabrication method in one project despite ordinary ways regard to the two main points…

Breathing Wall Interactive Installation Art

Breathing Wall

Breathing Wall by Najla El Zein is an interactive installation located at the entrance hall of a private residence in Beirut. It is a dynamic three dimensional wall surface composed of variable-sized diamond shaped modules with two facets, white and gold.

Pinecone-Inspired Material that Reacts to Moisture

Water Reaction

Water Reaction, a project by Royal College of Art student Chao Chen, is an to create a material that reacts to external conditions with no human input required. Unlike other more high-tech approaches to this idea, Chen was inspired by a pinecone.

Disobedience Interactive Kinetic Installation

Disobedience

Nassia Inglessis is an artist and designer. Her sculpture, “Disobedience” was built over 9 months by her and a team of engineers. The piece is 56 feet long, about 10 feet tall, and can expand up to 5 feet as it engulfs its visitors when they walk through it.

Reef Interactive Installation

Reef

Reef redefines the role of architectural envelope by capitalizing on emerging material technology to imbue space with behavioral qualities. A category of metals that change shape according to temperature, offer the possibility of efficient fluid movement.

Awaken 1 (Interactive Kinetic Art Installation)

Awaken

Awakened 1 by Breakfast is made up of 168 Brixels (a mechanical medium BREAKFAST created), each with a mirrored and black side. The piece is an exploration of human interaction with a robotic medium.

A Methodology of Interactive Motion Facades Design through Parametric Strategies

Interactive Facades

This research by David Stephen Panya, Taehoon Kim and Seungyeon Choo aims to analyze the motion aspect of interactive facades design and simplify the conceptual and performance design process through parametric strategies.

Environmentally Responsive Textiles for Architecture

Responsive Textiles

This paper by Jane Scott describes the framework behind the development of a series of knitted prototypes inspired by the biomimetic model of the hygromorph. Three moisture responsive pieces are described which use properties of wood veneer.

EQ Teaser Kinetic Wall

EQ Teaser

The EQ Teaser was designed by Atelier Markgraph (Christoph Diederichs). wirmachenbunt (Christian Engler) developed the software, interaction and motion graphics.

Swarm Light Responsive Light Installation

Swarm Light

The ‘Swarm Light’ by rAndom International is an experimental light installation with a real ‚collective consciousness’ that subtly reacts to the viewer’s audible presence.

Echo Interactive Kinetic Art Installation

Echo

“Echo” by Breakfast is a multi-sensory experience that visualizes real-time data occurring on social media through ripples that move across the surface. As the amount of social posts changes, it will impact the clarity of your portrait.

Responsive Surface Structure

Responsive Surface

The project “Responsive Surface Structure” by Steffen Reichert is based on an experimental, inductive design approach. The project aims at creating a differentiated skin structure that can change its porosity in response to changes in ambient humidity and moisture.

Magnet-based Interactive Kinetic Bricks

Interactive Kinetic Bricks

This paper by Mohammad Kouchaki, Mohammadjavad Mahdavinejad, Parastoo Zali and Shahab Ahmadi, investigates innovative implementation of bricks in kinetic architecture.

Interactive Pavillions: Responsive Transformation of Structure

Interactive Pavilions

This thesis by Xiangru Chen is to design a mix-use pavilion, which detects occupancy and lighting/temperature conditions, and then transforms its structure in shape and scale to satisfy the spatial demands for the use.