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Mobile facades

For some years now, architects and scientists are developing prototypes of dynamic facades can change shape in response to context. A brief overview.

Explored 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.

To learn more about mobile facades, also learn Flare, dynamic façade system composed metal small prisms mounted on pneumatic cylinders. Read more ...

In a different and less technical kind, agency Cepezed Dutch architecture and artist Ned Kahn imagined for an office building facade Utrecht turning in the wind. Read more ...

Photo credits: Decoi

Source: Dailytonic