Extending the use of heat actuated materials to architectural purpose: new developments in ‘Nylon Muscles’ have been taken up in 2 Masters projects at the IaaC*, Barcelona. See Blogroll for a link.

*Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia where, apart from the outcomes of Masters programmes, there is an abundance of architectural research worth reading about. (See Blogroll link). Students undertaking this […]

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Spatial interaction: Iart, located in Basel, are award-winning designers & engineers of media art, initiating interactive & kinetic systems. See Blogroll for a link.

Kunstmuseum Basel from Multivision LED-Systeme GmbH on Vimeo. Kunstmuseum Basel by Christ Gantenbein, Basel. 2015.  ‘The facade of the new building for the museum produces its effect through the symbiosis of stone and […]

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The Breathing Skins Project is biomimicry experimentation using permeable muscle-controlled skins – potentially building skins – to respond to indoor climate & user’s needs. See Blogroll for a link.

The Breathing Skins Showroom was awarded a Green Product Award 2016 (International) & a German Design Award 2017.  The Showroom was realised in Mandelbachtal, Germany & has been exhibited in Hamburg, Cologne & […]

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