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Blog Profile / Interactive Architecture

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About Interactive Architecture

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Spacemaker VR by Digital Physical

Here’s a new Kickstarter that I really think is worth supporting. Its from the very talented Digital Physical Group in LA. Really looking forward to seeing how this changes the way Architects and Designs might work in the future AND how clients will view work. I’ve always been sceptical of VR but it looks like [...]


Smartgeometry is pleased to announce that sg2013 will be at The Bartlett in London from 15-20 April 2013. The four day Workshop (15-18 April) and two day conference (19-20 April) will follow the format of the highly successful preceding events sg2010 at IaaC in Barcelona, sg2011 at CITA in Copenhagen and 2012 at RPI in [...]

Fabricate 2014

Organised by the Professorship for Architecture and Digital Fabrication of ETH Zurich in collaboration with the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, FABRICATE 2014 will bring together researchers and practitioners...Show More Summary

Fearful Symmetry at the Tate

Well I’ve finally found the time to edit the footage and pick out some images for my far to infrequent posts to this blog. The good news is that a complete overhaul is in progress with a whole new website coming soon. More on that later. For now here are a few photos and a [...]

Fearful Symmetry

Tomorrow I go into the Tate Modern to install my new interactive work that has been a year in the making. That among other things is the reason this blog has been so quiet in recent times but I thought I’d post something for those who are still subscribed to this blog. Its certainly time [...]

Physical Computing’s Greatest Hits (and misses)

Here’s a humorous list by Tom Igoe of the classic physical computing projects students get excited about every year. I personally recognise a lot of these themes in my own students inital project ideas. Tom being a leading academic in this field of design uses examples of the wonderful work of his students at ITP [...]

FABRICATE Conference

FABRICATE Conference is coming up and the schedule if finalised. Here are all the keynotes, chair and speaker. I excited to say I think its going to be a great event. If you’re in London in April please do try and make it. Keynotes Mark Burry, Neri Oxman, Matthias Kohler, Philip Beesley Chairs Hanif [...]

Upcoming Conference in London

Here’s a conference coming up at London Metropolitan University, Interactive Architecture 2010 will look at interactive design and architecture featuring some of Londons key players. See lineup below Conference Website THEMES AND SPEAKERS Sensory:...Show More Summary

Constructing Realities

Alan Worn – Discordant folly encountered at daybreak, at the foot of the mountain ‘Constructing Realities’ is the summer exhibition at Arup’s Phase 2 Gallery presenting some of the best of London’s young graduate architecture students work. Show More Summary

FABRICATE Conference Call for Work

I’m pleased to announce my new conference to be held in London in 2011. FABRICATE is an International Peer Reviewed Conference with supporting publication and exhibition to be held at The Building Centre in London from 15-16 April 2011. Discussing the progressive integration of digital design with manufacturing processes, and its impact on design and making [...]

Five copies of Digital Architecture to be won

Dezeen are running a competition to win copies of my recent book Digital Architecture: Passages Through Hinterlands.


Homesense is an open research project collaboration between Tinker London and EDF R&D. Bringing open collaboration methods of online communities to physical infrastructures in the home selected households will create their own smartShow More Summary

The Archigram Archival Project

The Archigram Archival Project makes the work of the seminal architectural group Archigram available free online for public viewing and academic study. The project was run by EXP, an architectural research group at the University of Westminster. Archigram Began Life as a Magazine produced at home by the members of the group, showing experimental work [...]

43 Dodgy Statements on Computer Art

Written by one of the early pioneers of computer arts, these words by Brian Reffin Smith are part tongue in cheek, part humorously accurate statements on the value, practicalities and nature of computer arts. Thanks to the Computer Arts Society for sharing it with me. 1. The sadness of most art is that it does not [...]

Speed Of Light

Speed of Light celebrates the tenth anniversary of broadband in the UK. Stripped back to its essentials, optical fibre is a thin strand of glass, with nothing more than a flickering beam of light traveling along it. United Visual Artists have used this beam as the starting point for the work. Speed of Light consists of [...]

Luminous Ceilings

Thomas Schielke sent me his youtube presentation of Luminous ceilings a few months ago and usually I bin such emails since I like to find things for myself but I really enjoyed the way this research was put together (except the chessey music). Thomas explains that besides these ceilings providing spacious impressions they this work [...]

Ocean of Light – Squidsoup

The Ocean of Light project explores the creative and immersive possibilities of light-based visualisation in physical space. It uses bespoke hardware to create dynamic, interactive and three-dimensional sculptures from light. Surface is the first artwork to be exhibited using the Ocean of Light hardware. It uses minimal visuals and sound to evoke the essence of character [...]

Interactive Environments – TU Delft

There are few courses as extraordinarily ambitious as the Interactive Environments Minor a semester-long project at TU Delft organized by the Faculty of Architecture – hyperBODY and Industrial Design and Engineering – ID-StudioLab. “Throughout...Show More Summary

Sublime Flesh Exhibition

Vicky Patsalis, Arcade for Sacred Relicts at the Museum of Anatomy, Turin 2009 “Sublime Flesh: Architectural Experiments for Sacred and Sublime Spaces” brings together, for the first time, new designs for contemporary spiritual spaces developed by students at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. Show More Summary

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