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VIDA 11.0 Art and Artifical Life

February 23, 2009 | | 6 Comments

I have recently come back from Madrid where I was exhibiting my piece Performative Ecologies at VIDA 11.0 alongside some great installations from Philip Beesley & Rob Gorbet, Chico MacMurtie, Jed Berk, Chris Sugrue and Damian Stewart. With the … Read More

Richard Roberts – Hearing A Reality

March 25, 2008 |

    Exploded Axonometric of his most recent electro-acoustic system

Architect Richard Roberts electro-acoustic systems have been developed to explore the sonic properties of environments, and reveal the way in which sound and space co-habit one another. The system uses … Read More

Shaun Murray

January 23, 2008 | | 2 Comments

Shaun Murray‘s projects are harbingers for a meaningful ecological (both machinic and natural) audit of specific sites and the development of a series of tactics and protocols that can deliver to architects a full understanding of their sites and … Read More

Michael Wihart – Soft Architectural Machines

January 18, 2008 | | 5 Comments

Michael Wihart explored how ecologies of small machines made of nanotechnological and biotechnological elements might be able to swarm together to create architectural space and developed notions of how these spaces might reconfigure over time. Here’s some images of … Read More

BLDGBLOG aka Geoff Manaugh – Lecture – London

January 17, 2008 |

Without question, my favorite blog. Geoff Manaugh of BLDGBLOG is talking at the Bartlett this coming wednesday. It is open and free to the public. Arrive early to avoid disappointment.

6.30pm Wednesday 23 January 2008 Darwin Lecture Theatre, UCL … Read More

Marcos Cruz – Flesh Architecture

January 17, 2008 | | One Comment

Marcos Cruz is a practising architect who lives and works in London. He is a co-founder of marcosandmarjan, as well as a Lecturer at the Bartlett UCL (Unit 20). His individual research is dedicated to a future vision of … Read More

Life Spectulatrix – Augmented Architectures

December 18, 2007 | | One Comment


Here’s one of Augmented Architecture‘s prototypes that I saw at the ACADIA07 earlier this year. “Life Spectulatrix” is an evolutionary physical skin based on digital environmental feedback retrieved through the webspace. Architect Nancy Diniz describes how it becomes … Read More

Interactive Architecture – Eyebeam – Report

January 28, 2007 | | 5 Comments

My thanks to everyone who came along to Eyebeam yesterday. It was amazing to see so many people turn up from both the architecture and interactive media world. I hope in some way that the event contributed a little … Read More

Interactive Architecture – Eyebeam – New York

January 21, 2007 | | 3 Comments

Interactive Architecture dot Org is going Stateside! I’ve just finished putting the final touches to organising my first Interactive Architecture Event. It has been put together with the generous support of Eyebeam, New York,  and Professor Stephen Gage of the … Read More

Bartlett School of Architecture – Interactive Architecture Workshop

September 25, 2006 | | 3 Comments

Today the Bartlett School of Architecture, London will start a new academic year and so I’ve put a little info online about the Interactive Architecture Workshop otherwise known as Unit 14 . Rather than my rather Biased opinion here is … Read More

Making an Ecology – Interactive Architecture Workshop

September 7, 2006 | | 2 Comments

Earlier this summer the Interactive Architecture Workshop aka Unit 14 of the Bartlett School of Architecture which I’m part of, were given a grant by the EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council ) to undertake a project … Read More

The Anxious Lounge – Toby Carr

July 18, 2006 | | One Comment

The Anxious Lounge': An investigation into the way that active furniture might share space with people. Each piece of furniture has it's own goal set. Toby's work is an extension of his paper '…Emergent Voyeurisms in the Performative space … Read More

Natural Amplifiers – The Bird Table – Fred Guttfield

July 15, 2006 | | 2 Comments

Fred Guttfield ´s work explores the contested territory between technology and nature. He designs 'Natural Amplifiers' which highlight the necessity and beauty found in nature and natural behaviours. 'The Bird Table' is his latest project. Fred explains: … Read More

Growing a Hidden Architecture – Christian Kerrigan

July 12, 2006 | | 4 Comments

Architect & Editor of 'The Space Between'magazine, Christian Kerrigan investigates in his recent work, how man’s ability to control his surroundings is intimately linked with his advancing capabilities of using technology. Christian says "We have reached a … Read More

Angels – Constructing Reconfigurable Space

July 5, 2006 | | One Comment

I’ve finally got round to recovering interactive architecture dot org and I’m pleased to be able to get back to blogging by introducing my most recent research into Constructing Interactive Reconfigurable Space. Collaborating with Paul Burres a fellow student … Read More

Can you help?

February 2, 2006 | | One Comment

As you may have seen there’s a tutorials page attached to the blog which I’ve had online as long as the blog has been running. I’ve been meaning to build up a tutorials section of links to other websites … Read More

Kinecity – Comment Wall

December 23, 2005 |

Comment Wall by Kinecity (Marek Walczak, Jakub Segen and Michael McAllister) is a wall where people can write their thoughts directly onto a wall using their fingers. The camera-recognition system remembers their text and displays it over time. The … Read More

The Space Between

December 8, 2005 | | 5 Comments

I’ve just seen the first printed copy of this new magazine devised by Christian Kerrigan and Nick Tayler. Its strong empasis is highlighting young talented people from a whole range of artistic disciplines from London to New York to Barcelona … Read More