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Green architecture is smart architecture

Published 10 years ago by Philip | no responses

Ken Yeang, the keynote speaker at Material Xperience, is a world-renowned master of eco-architecture. He was invited to explain his vision on the Smart Environment theme. He gave an intriguing talk on how to integrate ...

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Rethinking the Future in Shanghai

Published 10 years ago by Philip | no responses

This spring, Materia is returning to Shanghai for two shows, Domotex (flooring) and R+T (building skins) We’re also co-hosting a conference event at the same time: the Shanghai Architects Fair 2014 which will be held ...

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Materials that defy gravity

Published 10 years ago by Philip | no responses

What binds all architects? This is the question that architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars poses at the start of every seminar he gives. The letters filled the screen in the seminar lounge at Material Xperience 2014, and ...

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‘Selfie’ façade with balls

Published 10 years ago by Philip | no responses

A kinetic façade built like a giant pin-bed machine can reproduce portraits in a huge matrix of LED lights. The pavilion is located at the entrance to the Olympic park in Sochi. The project is ...

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Sewing with wood

Published 10 years ago by Philip | 4 responses

This is some great stuff. A design studio has come up with a way to stitch onto wood, meaning they can sew thin pieces of wood together. Stockholm-based designers Färg & Blanche came up with ...

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Smart environments: the movie

Published 10 years ago by Philip | no responses

Ever wondered how to build an interactive smart façade that regulates daylight? Or what roads will look like in the future? These were some of the themes at Material Xperience. In case you missed it, ...

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