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  • Universal Everything: How can you solidify human movement?

  • "We are revealing glimpses into our Research process, through a series of questions we aim to answer" Universal Everything "Carl Sagan, the noted astronomer, scientist and author, once famously wrote about how the human brain is hard-wired to identify human faces. This phenomenon, known as ‘pareidolia’, likely d[...]
  • Complessità - a human at the mercy of complexity

  • Complessità (/komplessi?ta/ Italian, Complexity) is a performance, conceived by Italian designer and digital artist Enrica Beccalli, that is a journey into the beauty of complexity and our role within it. The performer is at the mercy of complexity thanks to a wearable device that affects his movements by modifying h[...]
  • ‘Miesology’

  • [...] ‘Miesology’ is a series of a dozen or so photomontages created by E2A with the help of their photocopier (the everyday representative of the age of reproducibility par excellence) and based on reassembly of fragments of Mies’ projects into new configurations. By using photomontage as a tool for spatial and archit[...]
  • Kimbow: fashion meets technology

  • Kimbow is an interactive dress which senses your posture and changes colour to amplify the message your body brings across. When standing in a kimbo, with hands on hips and elbows projecting outwards, the thread structure of the dress changes colour in a way that creates an outward movement. This dynamic enhances the p[...]
  • Giulio Minoletti: Casa del Cedro

  • Casa del Cedro, Giulio Minoletti, Milano (1951 - 1957) La “casa del cedro” è un edificio per abitazioni sulla via Fatebenefratelli, nel centro di Milano. Deve il suo nome a un grande albero che occupava un angolo del lotto e che, lungi dall’essere ritenuto un ostacolo alla progettazione, diventa l’elemento generator[...]
  • TIMESCAPE: Le Corbusier _ Built and unbuilt projects

  • No Architect ever affected an Impact on a Global scale quite like Le Corbusier - here's our homage on his 50th anniversary in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Explore his seminal works on Timescape About Timescape: Timescape visualizes streams of information across geographies and ti[...]
  • Glass 3D Printing

  • Additive Manufacturing of Optically Transparent Glass developed by the Mediated Matter Group at the MIT Media Lab in collaboration with the Glass Lab at MIT. Ancient yet modern, enclosing yet invisible, glass was first created in Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt 4,500 years ago. Precise recipes for its production - the c[...]
  • Frei Otto - Modeling With Soap Films

  • The Institute for Lightweight Structures (IL) University of Stuttgart Director: Frei Otto After a series of guest professorships at the universities of Washington, Ulm, Yale, Berkeley, MIT and Harvard, Frei Otto was appointed an honorary professor in 1964 at the University of Stuttgart. Upon his appointment the In[...]
  • Urban Layers

  • Urban Layers is an interactive map created by Morphocode that explores the structure of Manhattan's urban fabric. The map lets you navigate through historical fragments of the borough that have been preserved and are currently embedded in its densely built environment. The rigid archipelago of building blocks has been[...]
  • An Aerial View

  • An Aerial View was exhibited in Somerset House, as part of an RIBA exhibition on forgotten spaces. Financed by public money, the BT tower was built to support the aerials which formed the centrepiece of the UK's telecommunications network. The tower was closed to the public in 1980, and the redundant aerials were remo[...]