Metal

Drawing Series

Jan 07, 2018No Comments

Sketch-based wireframe furniture When first encountering one of Korean designer Jinil Park’s Drawing series, the viewer is likely to see the work as a two-dimensional

Windscreen

Dec 24, 2017No Comments

Wind-responsive illuminated mesh Windscreen is a lightweight architectural lattice composed of an array of small wind turbines. The wind-activated structure generates and consumes renewable energy,

Photo-Engraved Aluminum

Oct 21, 2011No Comments

Aluminum panel with permanent photographic transfer The focus of Intaglio Composites is the art of photographic transfer to materials. The company has developed a new,

Adaptive Shading

Oct 17, 2011No Comments

Customizable grid adaptive shading system For an architectural project located in a desert climate, Hoberman Associates was asked to design a roof covering for an

APEX Mesh

Sep 07, 2011No Comments

Expanded metal mesh Amico’s APEX expanded metal mesh offers many benefits such as texture, passage of light, air movement, reduction of solar gain, high strength-to-weight

CarbonCoat

Jul 08, 2011No Comments

Carbon nanotube coatings Geckos possess the remarkable ability to climb vertical walls without using any adhesive glue. A gecko’s feet are covered by tiny hairs

Vault-Structured Metal

May 01, 2011No Comments

Ultralight patterned metal panels Numerous phenomena can be observed in nature that are the result of controlled self-organization. Bionic vault-structuring is a method to generate

Iris Dome

Jan 27, 2011No Comments

Dome-based retractable roof Iris Dome is a retractable roof that opens and closes like the iris of an eye, transforming the space inside smoothly between

Expanding Helicoid

Oct 15, 2010No Comments

Angulated scissor linkage Beginning as a tight cluster, the Expanding Helicoid smoothly expands to fill the spiral staircase of the science museum in which it

Parabienta

Oct 04, 2010No Comments

Building afforestation system Parabienta is a vertical greening system for buildings developed by Japan-based Shimizu Corporation. Composed of units that incorporate Excelsoil solidified soil base