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[Un] Balance : an exploration of movements and emotions through spatial experiences altering the balance of the body

April 7, 2018 |

[Un] Balance is a prototype based on the exploration of movements and emotions through spatial experiences altering the balance of the body. To approach this idea, Elyne Legarnisson and Amanda Simo have been researching about the reasons of … Read More

(Im)mobile Montage

April 6, 2018 |

‘An  architectural ensemble . . . is a montage from the point of view of a moving spectator . . . Cinematographic montage is, too, a means to ‘link’ in one point – the screen- various elements (fragments) of 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

Virtual Operation Room – HRG and ONL

March 24, 2006 | | 2 Comments

Following the theme of the Hyperbody research Group I thought I’d show a project of theirs from a couple of years ago which reflects the virtual side of their research into interactive adaptive architecture.

A time-based architecture for the augmented … Read More

Inner Force – Shu-Min Lin

March 9, 2006 |

Shu-Min Lin's work Inner Force applies to the practice of the wu-wei principle of Taoism , which means “action without competitive or selfish goals”.

A pool of water is projected on the floor. Participants have to compete to fill … Read More

biot(h)ing – Invisibles

February 20, 2006 |

An interactive installation exhibited at the Prague Biennale. ‘Invisibles' by biot(h)ing uses holosonic speakers to create sound patterns projected into an interactive space. These speakers isolate individual cones of sound, creating a counterintuitive experience for the visitors as they … 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

Transforming Digital Architecture from Virtual to Neuro – Brian Massumi

January 16, 2006 |

Above is the Blur Building by Diller + Scofido whirling above Lake Neuchatel , Switzerland and Below is an interesting interview of Brian Massumi by Thomas Markussen.

Thomas Markussen

A few years ago, architects were almost obsessed with … Read More

Karl Schroeder, “Cyberspace, R.I.P.”

December 21, 2005 |

Great Quote I thought I’d put on since I was recently asked what the relationship between cyberspace and interactive architecture is.

Cyberspace, RIP by Karl Schroeder from Future Now

“It’s this overlay of the virtual over the real that makes … Read More

Sonia Cillari – Evolving models and interactive environments

December 7, 2005 | | One Comment

SONIA CILLARI discribes herself as a digital architect, her projects explore digital architectural models which can be viewed online in interactive 3D.

“These projects explore the application of dynamic methods to design architectural models in digital environments.

Against the … Read More

Lacuna – HMC MediaLab

November 28, 2005 |

Here’s HMC Medialab‘s Lacuna Project which is up and running at the Portland Square Building in Plymouth, UK.

Lacuna is a response to the relationship between body and architecture in the cyborg era. Existing in the perceived ‘gap’ between … Read More

Stereoscopic Projection – merging Physical and Virtual spaces

November 21, 2005 |

Using image warping of a projection based on viewer perspective it is possible to extend a physical space with virtual projections that respond to your movement. Using view-dependent image-based and geometric warping, radiometric compensation, and multi-focal projection these guys … Read More

arch-os

October 28, 2005 |

An ‘Operating System’ for contemporary architecture (Arch-OS, ‘software for buildings’) has been developed to manifest the life of a building and provide artists, engineers and scientists with a unique environment for developing transdisciplinary work and new public art.

Arch-OS is … Read More

RE:MARK and The Hidden Worlds of Noise and Voice

October 20, 2005 | | One Comment

2 really nice pieces that are interested in the visualisation of invisible flows of information. These two aesthetic and sensory observatories for the perception of this parallel reality have been developed by Golan Levin and Zachary Lieberman in collaboration with … Read More

HMC MediaLab’s Hyperfabric

September 27, 2005 |

HMC MediaLab’s Adam Montandon came over to me at the end of the submerge exhibition in June and asked me about my flexible wall skin I used for my Project Reciprocal Space. A few months later to create this … Read More

Second Skin – Lutyens & Winkler

September 24, 2005 |

A project that explores the structure of mind as mirrored by emergent architecture.

Second Skin is a project that involves architecture students and professionals from around the globe to form the basis for a new emergent approach to architecture.

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texone – tree

September 12, 2005 |

Bit of an old project but I fell upon it today and thought I’d have a play.

Here’s one of Texone’s projects tree, thought I’d stick interactivearchitecture.org into it and see what it creates. Well it produced a very … Read More

VirtuSphere Immersive Virtual Reality

September 4, 2005 |

VirtuSphere provides a mechnical basis for truly immersive virtual reality environments, permitting the user to move about in virtual space by simply walking.

The device consists of a large hollow sphere which is mounted on a specially designed … Read More