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And more Rotating Spaces

June 16, 2005 |

Snail Shell System The SNAIL SHELL SYSTEM is a low cost system that enables persons to move around, change their whereabouts and live in various environments. One unit supplies space for one person. It is mobile both on land and … Read More

TurnOn – AWG

June 12, 2005 |

Since 2001, the Austrian architecture and design firm AllesWirdGut (“everything will go well,” in German) has sought to explore less conventional ideas of housing. Invited to participate in a young-designer’s exhibition on living space in Vienna, the five-person firm … Read More

Jason Bruges Studio

June 9, 2005 |

Puerta America Hotel.

Jason Bruges founded Jason Bruges Studio in 2001 to create interactive installations for a diverse range of clients. Working in collaboration with architect, Kathryn Findlay, the interactive installations are the only integrated artworks created for the … Read More

“Stereoscopic” Television

June 5, 2005 |

A bit of old school technology

Almost 77 years after the first demo of stereo TV in 1928 by John Baird,

there’s evidence of a strong resurgence of interest and research in immersive TV:

“The Japanese Government is … Read More

Cybrid Landscape, Chris O’Shea

June 4, 2005 |

Here’s a lovely little Piece by Chris O’Shea using the Arch-OS system of Portland Square Building at Plymouth University.

Using the buildings huge array of sensors various researchers are exploring future concepts for inteligent buildings, Chris O’Shea has used … Read More


June 3, 2005 |

Virtual and Physical Architects SOFTROOM are one of the few architecture firms to really embrace the potential of digital technology. Here’s a project they did for BBC building virtual datascapes.

3D Web Search Engines use depth and scale to … Read More

BIX, Kunsthaus, Graz, Austria

May 25, 2005 | | 3 Comments

The Bix Website

In 2003 Peter Cook (co-founder of Archigram) and Colin Fourner (Professor of the Bartlett School of Architecture) used a low-res application of programmable skin technology called BIX to bring to life the Kunsthaus in Graz, Austria … Read More

Tobi Schneidler, RemoteHome

May 22, 2005 | | 2 Comments

What I most like about the whole RemoteHome project is that it is a very personal kinetic tangible experience. I love the idea that sitting on furniture in one country could influence the shape of furniture in another. Tobi Schneidler … Read More

Zaha Hadid, Tokyo Guggenheim

May 17, 2005 |

The proposal by Zaha Hadid Architects offers a big, single space wrapped by a snakeskin like envelope, which is animated by a large integrated media-screen. The quality of the skin proposed has a snakeskin-like pixillation that allows the formally … Read More


May 13, 2005 |

Tom Barker, an RCA graduate, runs b consultants ltd, an architectural consultancy responsible for the invention of an amazing multi media display system called SMARTSLAB™. While working with Zaha Hadid on the Mind Zone at the Millennium Dome, Tom … Read More

ICE , Bloomberg Headquarters, Toshio Iwai

May 12, 2005 | | One Comment

Klein Dytham Architects and Toshio Iwai developed the ICE (Interactive Communicative Experience) for the Bloomberg Headquarters in Tokyo.

A 5 x 3.5m interactive wall suspended from a ceiling running FTSE and NASDAQ data flow accross it like ticker tape. When … Read More

Sky Ear, Usman Haque

May 6, 2005 | | One Comment

Sky Ear is a collection of hundreds of helium filled balloons with mobile phone technology, electromagnetic sensors and colored lights that are activated by the sensors. by calling the phones attached to the balloons the electromagnetic fields created activate the … Read More

Not so White Walls

May 6, 2005 |

Quite a bit of this going on at the moment. Hypersurface or interactive screen like surfaces. Check out the Dario Buzzini’s website at interaction-ivrea for his personal interest in taking these ideas of interactive surfaces on.

The surface of … Read More

Systems of Exchange, Stephen Perrella, Hypersurfaces

May 3, 2005 | | 2 Comments

Stephen Perrella’s hypersurface is a realitively new theory of liquid-embodied architecture to displace the nostalgia and re-realization being carried into the spatial conceptions of new-media technology. He doesn’t believe we should think of cyberspace with conventional assumptions but accept we … Read More

Reciprocal Space

April 29, 2005 | | 2 Comments

Preformed, Experienced and felt by Both Sides      My Submerge “Innovation Award” Winning Project, ‘Reciprocal Space’, a physical space that responds to the actions of it’s inhabitants creating Bio-Feedback Loops in real-time forcing the inhabitants to respond and reassess their preconceived … Read More