4D Printing

Mar 19, 2017Comments off

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,


Feb 12, 2017Comments off

Kinetic projection surface Hyper-Matrix is a kinetic landscape composed of walls of moving blocks. Created for the Hyundai Motor Group Exhibition Pavilion at the 2012

Flight-Assembled Architecture

Jan 29, 2017Comments off

Flying machine-enabled construction Flight Assembled Architecture is a process in which flying machines construct prototype building structures. Developed by ETH Zürich professor Raffaello D’Andrea and


Nov 26, 2011Comments off

Single shell photopolymer skin Monocoque stands for a construction technique that supports structural load using an object’s external skin. Contradictory to the traditional design of

Liquid Display

Oct 28, 2011Comments off

Ambient liquid-based screen The Liquid Display is an ambient display composed of a screen filled with liquid and programmed air bubbles. Developed by Nicolas Büchi,

3D-Printed Wellboard

Aug 20, 2011Comments off

3D-printed corrugated wooden material Wellboard is a lightweight, cellulose-based material pressed into a variety of profiles for use in exhibition, shop and furniture design applications.

SLAP Widgets

Aug 02, 2011Comments off

Transparent tangible controls for multi-touch tables SLAP Widgets are tangible controls such as knobs, sliders, buttons, and keyboards for interactive tables. They are made of


Jul 15, 2011Comments off

Interactive window The beMerlin interactive screen and shopping window allows unprecedented user interactivity. Thanks to a unique movement tracking system, beMerlin works through a wide

Fractal Table

Jul 12, 2011Comments off

Rapid-prototyped fractal growth table Rapid Protoyping offers designers the possibilities to explore complex forms in a direct and rapid way. CAD data is transferred directly

Feather Circuit Boards

May 30, 2011Comments off

Electronic circuit boards made from chicken feathers and soybeans Richard Wool has recently developed a circuit board made from soybeans and chicken feathers. A professor