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Litmuscreen

Jan 09, 2011No Comments

pH-sensitive exterior textile surface Jordan Geiger developed Litmuscreen as an architectural and product design material based on the performance and properties of litmus paper. Litmuscreen

Northern Lights

Dec 26, 2010No Comments

Thermochromic glass Northern Lights is a glass product that can change its appearance due to a change in temperature. Human touch, a change in the

Adaptive Fritting

Oct 26, 2010No Comments

Integral light-modulating window shading Hoberman Associates developed Adaptive Fritting in order to imbue an established architectural treatment with expanded functionality. Similar to standard fritted glass,

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

Self-Repairing Composites

Sep 16, 2010No Comments

Ultralight graphite polymer composites Aircraft and marine vessels are significant contributors to global warming. Airplane vapor trails release CO2 as well as other pollutants, and

Wind 3.0

Sep 06, 2010No Comments

Interactive ventilator wall Wind 3.0 is an interactive wall feature composed of hundreds of fibers which respond to a viewer’s presence based on a connection between

Helicone HC

Aug 15, 2010No Comments

Liquid crystal effect pigments Unlike commonly known inorganic-effect pigment technologies such as interference and metallics, Helicone HC is based on a purely organic polymer. It

Interactive LED Table

Jul 14, 2010No Comments

Responsive illuminated table Because We Can’s Interactive LED Table utilizes a network of 24 active and passive near-infrared optical sensors. The analog circuit design activates

Watercolors

Jun 11, 2010No Comments

High-contrast interactive flooring B-surfaces Watercolors are modular floor tiles that contain multiple fluids encapsulated between sealed polymer sheets. Like B.lab Italia’s other liquid-filled surfaces, Watercolors

Emergent Surface

Jun 04, 2010No Comments

Linear adaptive shading system Based on new technologies for adaptive building skins, Emergent Surface is a wall that continuously reconfigures itself–portions selectively disappear and reappear.