Blog Profile / Interactive Architecture


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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

From Responsive to Adaptive Environment

  This article aims at speculating on the differences between the terms “responsive” and “adaptive” architecture, starting from the work of Gordon Pask. The project Musicolour is an interactive installation in which the author played with the concept of synaesthesia.... Read More

Act React Adapt

Architecture is a machine or architecture is perceived as an output of a machine. Both are justified in their respective ways. The entity judging this is the observer who uses or passes by this. The relationship of the observer and... Read More

Immersion, Creation & States of Mind

Anyone must at some point in his life have felt so absorbed to an experience or task that forgot about the world around him. As creators, we intend to create spaces which engage people and evoke the feeling of wonder... Read More

Press Play: V

We’ve just finished the fifth edition of the ‘Press Play’ workshop series – once again at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. It’s always a pleasure teaching hard working students, alongside hard working staff. The participants are M.Arch and M.Sc... Read More

Making The Palimpsest

In the spring of 2016, we learned that our studio space and large portions of its neighborhood would be demolished for the construction of the High Speed Rail 2 (HS2) project. After hearing about the controversy surrounding the community engagement practices... Read More

Sarotis Making Of

This post is about the proceedure behind the making of “Sarotis Experimental Prosthesis” as a technical investigation and “Sarotis; Wearable Futures” short film as an advanced prosthetic study. Following is a video to give you the large image of the... Read More

New tutors joining the Lab

We’re very pleased to announce the arrival of three new tutors to the Interactive Architecture Lab team. Everyone of them brings a unique set of skills and industry and arts practice experience. Its going to be thrilling to see how... Read More

Event: Video games and architecture

24 October 2016 at the Museum of London – Director of the Interactive Architecture Lab, Ruairi Glynn, will be joined by Dr Diane Carr (UCL), Nic Clear (Greenwich University), Usman Haque (Umbrellium) and Ed Mascarenhas to discuss Video games and... Read More

Teaching roles at IALab

The Bartlett School of Architecture is looking to fill teaching roles within the Interactive Architecture Lab – please get in touch for more details The Interactive Architecture Lab is an anti-disciplinary studio interested in the Behaviour and Interaction of Things, Environments and their Inhabitants.... Read More

Real-Time Object Tracking Systems

Introduction “We live in a complex world, filled with myriad objects, tools, toys, and people. Our lives are spent in diverse interaction with this environment. Yet, for the most part, our computing takes place sitting in... Read Mo...

We’re Hiring

Teaching Fellows in Interaction Design, Performing Arts & Architecture for the Interactive Architecture Lab, UCL Job Title: Teaching Fellows in Interaction Design, Performing Arts & Architecture Faculty/Department: Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London Grade:?Starting Salary: FTE:? 7?£37,524 – £40,716... Read More

IALab exhibiting at Ars Electronica

We’re pleased to announce that the Interactive Architecture Lab will be exhibiting our 3m tall spherical garden robot Hortum machina, B at this years Ars Electronica Festival in Linz. The project was shortlisted for the prestigious STARTS Prize https://starts-prize.aec.at Hortum machina,... Read More

The Palimpsest: Changing cities with virtual reality

  1 The Setting High Speed 2 (HS2) will be the UK’s second high-speed rail line if it is built. In the first phase of construction, the line would connect London to Birmingham. In later phases, it would extend to... Read More

Binding Softness

Keywords: Binding problem, Reality, Soft Prosthesis, Spatial Awareness My study so far has been focusing on how spatial awareness is formulated through the proceedure of binding spatial information in the body. I have therefore been working on the ideas of... Read More

Sense of Presence in Social VR Experience

 Presence is crucial to participants feel sense of being in a virtual environment. Enhancing presence as a psychological phenomenon can offer participants a special subjective experience, rather than the purely observational experience like that of television or film. Presence is... Read More

Making of ‘Sarotis’ film

We are currently working on the making of “Sarotis” film. “Sarotis” an amplifier of spatial awareness. It inputs spatial data and mediates the closest points expressed by inflation patterns. “Sarotis” is an intuitive device in the way of exporing new... Read More

A Portable Air Driven System for Kinetic Structures

One of the essential considerations of kinetic architecture is how to propel the structure. Commonly, kinetic structures are actuated by electric drivers such as servo motors. Application of pneumatics in this area remains far less developed. However, as... Read More

Architectural Optimisation and Evolutionary Systems with Genetic Algorithms

1.Introduction One of the main issues in architecture today is the quantity of information and the level of complexity involved in most building projects. [12] GAs provide an effective method to deal with these problems by... Read M...

Designing for Optimal states of consciousness

Featured image – Loop.pH ‘OSMO’ The main aim of this investigation is to create immersion states based on Flow Theory with optimal states of consciousness. My research interests in immersion states, states of consciousness and phenomenal consciousness, has led me... Read More

SAROTIS; The New Sense

KEYWORDS: Body, Sensory Inputs, Prosthesis, Human Perception, Environment, Augmentation Delicately placed somewhere close to you is a slim block of black mirror. Vigorously deriving your attention towards it once in a while is your smartphone, containing images, sounds and large... Read More

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