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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

Queens Builds: EMS Station 50

The second of the five projects I drove by yesterday morning in Queens is EMS Station 50, which opened last month in Jamaica. The building was designed by Dean/Wolf Architects, which calls it the "Restless Response Station" on theirShow More Summary

Queens Builds: New York City Police Academy

This morning I borrowed a friend's car and drove around Queens, checking out a handful of buildings that have been recently completed or are under construction. First in this short "Queens Builds" series is Perkins+Will's New York City...Show More Summary

There's A Nosulus Rift And Guess What It Lets You Smell?

FARTS!!!!!! FARTS!!!!!! Virtual reality has already mastered sight and touch, two of the five senses. Now, video game maker Ubisoft is trying to bring a third sense into the virtual world—the sense of smell. Probably not in a form you're keen to try, though. Read Full Story

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

Could "Google Urbanism" Help Fund Public Space With A Cut Of Online Ad Dollars?

How online commerce can help us invest more in our physical spaces. How online commerce can help us invest more in our physical spaces. If you're sitting in a public square and you see a location-based ad on your phone—nudging you to go in a local store—someone is making some money. Show More Summary

Frog Designs A Life-Saving MRI Machine For Newborns

A new system makes getting an MRI—sometimes a dangerous experience for newborns in critical care—as easy as taking candy from a baby. A new system makes getting an MRI—sometimes a dangerous experience for newborns in critical care—as easy as taking candy from a baby. Show More Summary

The Lesser-Known Design Legend Behind The Rise Of The PC

A new book delves into the legacy of Richard Sapper, who transformed the laptop from a beige block to a sleek black status item. A new book delves into the legacy of Richard Sapper, who transformed the laptop from a beige block to aShow More Summary

Is Open-Sourced Design Any Good? Mozilla Is Finding Out

Check out the seven finalists in the company's completely transparent search for a new identity. Check out the seven finalists in the company's completely transparent search for a new identity. Mozilla, the company behind the third-most...Show More Summary

7 Wearable Breakthroughs To Watch For In Rio

Keep your eyes peeled for these innovative items. Keep your eyes peeled for these innovative items. As of writing, the United States has won 84 medals at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, almost twice as many as any other country competing this year, and the most gold medals Team USA has ever won at a single Olympic Games. Show More Summary

Deep Cuts From Modern Architecture's Most Famous Photographer

A new monograph from Taschen focuses on the sprawling, lesser-known work of Julius Shulman. A new monograph from Taschen focuses on the sprawling, lesser-known work of Julius Shulman. Architects may design buildings, but it's the architectural photographers that spark our love affairs with the structures. Read Full Story

You Won't Believe What BuzzFeed's New Office Looks Like

#OMG #OMG More than 79 million people read BuzzFeed every month and the media company has built an empire on OMG-Cute-Fail-WTF moments that give bored desk jockeys some reprieve from their menial jobs. Predictably, its new office inShow More Summary

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...

It Was Only A Matter Of Time: This Neural Net Dreams Up New Pokémon

And it reveals how well-designed the original monsters were. And it reveals how well-designed the original monsters were. Neural networks and Poke?mon Go. It was only a matter of time before some computer scientist realized this wasShow More Summary

Guerrilla Bike Lanes Show Cities How Easy It Is To Make Streets Safer

Since the city won't keep bikers safe, a group of San Francisco bikers is taking matters into its own hands, using a very simple tool—traffic cones. Since the city won't keep bikers safe, a group of San Francisco bikers is taking matters into its own hands, using a very simple tool—traffic cones. Show More Summary

The Second Act Of The World's Most Controversial Car Designer

Chris Bangle was the most infamous car designer during his 17-year tenure at BMW. Now, he's drawing cartoons in the Italian countryside. Chris Bangle was the most infamous car designer during his 17-year tenure at BMW. Now, he's drawing cartoons in the Italian countryside. Show More Summary

Ikea's 2017 Catalog Is A Terrifying Glimpse Into The Tiny Apartments Of The Future

Time to move to Alaska, kids. The cities are officially full. Time to move to Alaska, kids. The cities are officially full. Micro apartments. They're all the rage, mostly because they're all that the majority of metropolis-living millennials can actually afford. Show More Summary

This Bookmarklet Maps Your Journey Through The Internet's Rabbit Holes

Pilgrim traces what you read on the Internet and accumulates every link, source, and citation. Pilgrim traces what you read on the Internet and accumulates every link, source, and citation. In 1960, at the dawn of the information age,...Show More Summary

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