For some years now, architects and scientists are developing prototypes of dynamic facades can change shape in response to context. A brief overview.
Explored a few years ago by Mark Goulthorpe Decoi and the concept of the moving front is still relevant today. Fruits conjugates of architects, engineers, mathematicians and programmers efforts, changing facades looming on the horizon, composed of mobile elements that can be reconfigured depending on the occasion. The flat front and evolves in 3 dimensions and in real time, based on the most diverse parameters such as the influx of location or movement of users. A new form of architectural expression emerges.
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Photo credits: Decoi