Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image
Scroll to top

Top

Blog

SAROTIS; The New Sense

August 12, 2016 |

KEYWORDS: Body, Sensory Inputs, Prosthesis, Human Perception, Environment, Augmentation

Delicately placed somewhere close to you is a slim block of black mirror. Vigorously deriving your attention towards it once in a while is your smartphone, containing images, sounds and large … Read More

Morphology and Material in Kinetic Structures

August 11, 2016 |

Most of the current adaptive system designs are focused on the programming of the software. In this report, however, what we are really interested is more on designing entire systems rather than software progrmming, that is, including the physical body … Read More

The Ear and The Other. Collective Listening.

August 11, 2016 |

Featured image: Kristina Kubish – Electrical walks, Bremen (2006).

1.1 What does our future city sound like?

Virtual and augmented reality has become more and more accessible over the last couple of years with the rise of mobile virtual … Read More

Interaction Dynamics of Behaviour : An artificial life approach to augmented space design

August 10, 2016 |

The research is an attempt to embed intelligence in spaces combining virtual and digital medium using an artificial life approach. The report looks into the design of objects that can sense their use, analyse the context and act instantaneously.

The … Read More

IALab exhibiting at Ars Electronica

August 6, 2016 |

We’re pleased to announce that the Interactive Architecture Lab will be exhibiting our 3m tall spherical garden robot Hortum machina, B at this years Ars Electronica Festival in Linz. The project was shortlisted for the prestigious STARTS Prize https://starts-prize.aec.at

Hortum machina, … Read More

Light Caustics with Pneumatic Elements

August 2, 2016 |

Despite being distinct subjects, light and inflatable architecture share common ground in refraction and space. In 1960s, large volume of inflatable architectures has been built, favored by high-strength, light-weight and low maintenance of new membrane materials. Can inflatable architecture alone … Read More

New tutors joining the Lab

July 28, 2016 |

We’re very pleased to announce the arrival of three new tutors to the Interactive Architecture Lab team. Everyone of them brings a unique set of skills and industry and arts practice experience. Its going to be thrilling to see how … Read More

Teaching roles at IALab

July 19, 2016 |

The Bartlett School of Architecture is looking to fill teaching roles within the Interactive Architecture Lab – please get in touch for more details

The Interactive Architecture Lab is an anti-disciplinary studio interested in the Behaviour and Interaction of Things, Environments and their Inhabitants. … Read More

Fabricating Performance: The interaction of dance and construction

May 30, 2016 |

The following article is a copy of our paper for the upcoming Architecture InPlay Conference in Lisbon July 2016.  The Interactive Architecture Lab is launching a new Masters programme (MArch Design for Performance & Interaction) in October in 2017 where research … Read More

Making Hortum Machina B

April 19, 2016 | | 8 Comments

This post shares the narrative behind the development of the reEarth project as an agenda, technical investigation, art project, and speculative architectural proposal. First to give you a summary of the processes here’s the making of film.

Largely architecture is understood … Read More

Event: This Happened #25

April 17, 2016 |

The Interactive Architecture Lab are proud to be hosting This Happened #25 on May 17th. It open to the public.

6pm Start Location Bartlett School of Architecture, 140 Hampstead Road, London, NW1 2PT Map

http://www.meetup.com/This-Happened-London/events/229714325/?a=socialmedia

Speakers

Open Call for Participants – Brazil Workshops

April 11, 2016 | | 2 Comments

Bartlett Brazil Workshops: Robotics and Interaction Design for Architects – Open Call for Participants

Rio de Janeiro 27-30 April – Museu do Amanhã in collaboration with UFRJ Sao Paulo 2-5 May – FABLAB LIVRE & FAUUSP Sao Paulo

Introducing how sensors, code, electronics, lighting and … Read More

Reactor for Awareness in Motion Workshop

March 28, 2016 |

Using tools for assisting the composition of choreography has always been an important part of the creative process for dance. Terms like space, body, time, and geometry have been used and abused consecutively by choreographers, dancers and artists in order … Read More

Marshmallow Laser Feast Artist Residency

March 3, 2016 |

We’re so pleased to announce that the renowned Marshmallow Laser Feast join Interactive Architecture Lab this year as Artists in Residence bringing their unique combination of visual art, technology hacking and experience design to the Bartlett School of Architecture. MLF … Read More

The Mental Construction of Soft Architecture

February 26, 2016 |

As architecture and space is experienced and realised by people, as viewers, users, occupants or inhabitant, it is important as a architectural designer to have an understanding of how our brain process architecture and space. As we experience the world … Read More

Perceived Affordance, an Analytical approach to space

February 21, 2016 |

Affordance was originally defined by perceptual psychologist James J. Gibson in ‘The Theory of Affordance’ (Gibson 1977) and then later elaborated on in his book ‘The Ecological Approach to Visual Perception’ (Gibson 1986). Affordance explains ‘the actionable capabilities between the … Read More

Synthesis of Intelligence and Embodiment

February 19, 2016 | | One Comment

Nicholas Negroponte’s quest to impart intelligence to machines has led architectural research to be focused on building quasi-living environments. At present these Quasi-Living environments are presently artificial but they behave like living entities which modify themselves in the surrounding landscape, they … Read More

Democratizing the production of architecture

February 19, 2016 |

Architecture is a pervasive presence in our lives. In fact, buildings are so ubiquitous that the general terms for position in English, ‘inside’ and ‘outside’, place us in constant reference to which side of architecture we are located (Zizek 2010), … Read More