Vlad Tenu’s Minimal Complexity: Tex-Fab Competition Winner

Minimal complexity by Vlad Tenu is an award-winning project from the TEX -FAB competition. The self organizing proposal was superior on multiple counts. Aside from being technically stunning, drop-dead gorgeous, and meticulously detailed, the project embodies the ideas of emergence, modular expansion and growth found in nature. Much more, including images. Continue reading →

Jellyfish House by Iwamoto-Scott

Iwamoto-Scott, a SF based architecture firm has designed the Jellyfish house. They argue that similar to the sea-creature, their building coexists with its environment as a set of distributed, networked senses and responses. Similar to the organism, the house attempts at being a responsive structure, adapting to the different conditions around it and adjusting accordingly […] Continue reading →

Emergent Technologies and Design Book Released

Emergence – the process by which new and coherent structures, patterns and properties ‘emerge’ from within complex systems Michael Hensel, Achim Menges, and Michael Weinstock (currently teaching at the AA) have recently published a MUCH recommended book about research and projects related to the Emergent Technologies masters program they helped found at that school. We […] Continue reading →
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