Interactive Architecture – Only way is Up
Here’s a nice quote from Column Network about the growth of Interactive Architecture.
“In the next few years, emerging practices in interactive architecture are set to transform the built environment. “Smart” design was once regarded as the preserve of museum exhibits or Jumbotrom advertising screens, but ‘multi-mediated’ interactive design has started entering into every domain of public and private life as a spatial medium, interactive architecture is revolutionising and reinventing our work, leisure and domestic spaces.
Fast-changing social contexts are dominated by the blurring of boundaries between work and play, information retrieval and use. Pliable and responsive digital environments raise the haptic and intuitive threshold of public and private space by harnessing physical and mental responses. Will interactive architecture embrace a wider scope of functions and experiences â€“ from sensing mechanisms, to the info-lounge, to the ambient home environment and the holistic hospital â€“ through customisable design possibilities?”