30 Jun '17, 6pm

Solar-activated canopy creates interactive environment that responds to light (Video)

Solar-activated canopy creates interactive environment that responds to light (Video)

Can architecture behave like a self-regulating organism? That is the intriguing question that some architects are posing, in exploring how architecture might someday evolve into something that can automatically respond and adapt as a massive, "self-aware" built ecosystem . For the time being, architects and designers continue to probe how that responsive architecture might look and feel like. Seen over at Dezeen , Ithaca, New York based Jenny Sabin Studio (previously ) created this winning entry for this year's outdoor installation at MoMA PS1, as part of the annual Young Architects Program that has designers from all over the world submitting sustainable design ideas for an temporary summer pavilion (previous winners included a compostable mushroom tower , a giant water-purifying sculpture and a spiky, air-purifying object ). Recently completed just in time for the museum...

Full article: https://www.treehugger.com/urban-design/lumen-solar-canop...

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