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Contact

Jul 16, 2017No Comments

Interactive surface with augmented acoustics Contact transforms any hard surface into a sound and light instrument. Developed by Felix Faire while a student in Bartlett’s

Self-Folding Paper

Jun 25, 2017No Comments

Transformable polymer composite paper Self-Folding Paper is a paper surface that transforms when heated, automatically generating intricate multidimensional structures. Labeled thermocatalytic metafolds by mechanical engineer

LightByte

Jun 11, 2017No Comments

Solar display interface LightByte is an interactive optical scrim that modulates solar illumination to create detailed light projections. Created by former MIT Media Lab scholar

Mnemosyne

May 28, 2017No Comments

Interactive LED panel system Mnemosyne is a modular interactive LED system for expansive architectural surfaces. Part of Oslo-based Nullohm’s Respondent Elements range, Mnemosyne is the

Switchable Mirror

May 21, 2017No Comments

Electrochromic mirror window Researchers at Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology have developed a mirror that quickly shifts between reflective and transparent

Flow

Apr 09, 2017No Comments

Illuminated responsive water screens Flow is an art installation that uses one or more custom-designed aluminum square tubes with embedded brass spray nozzles that generate

4D Printing

Mar 19, 2017No Comments

Multi-material shape change 4D Printing is a method for printing customizable smart materials that transform over time. Developed through a collaboration between MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab,

Stone Spray

Mar 12, 2017No Comments

3D printed mineral structures Stone Spray is a building method that creates structures out of soil. Barcelona-based researchers Anna Kulik, Petr Novikov, and Inder Shergill

HygroSkin

Mar 05, 2017No Comments

Climate-responsive wood apertures Although most environmentally responsive technologies rely on complex mechanical assemblies of inert materials, such as mechanical louvers or sunshades, HygroSkin demonstrates the

G3DP

Feb 19, 2017No Comments

3D-printed optically transparent glass From the discovery of glass bead-making processes in ancient Egypt to the development of modern industrial flat glass production, glass has