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21.07.08  Migrating Formations: the wall of the future

From July 20 to October 20, 2008, the New York studio Contemporary Architecture Practice (CAP) is exhibiting at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. With the installation "Migrating Formations", CAP sketches the contours of the wall of the future.

18.07.08  recycled architecture

Sustainable design, a requirement that today guides the approach of increasingly numerous eco-responsible architects. In addition to projects using the latest technological advancements like Masdar, Foster and Partners' first ultra-modern zero-emission city

17.07.08  Flare, dynamic façade system

Recently unveiled to the public at the NEXT - Art and technology exhibition in Arhus, Denmark, Flare is a new system for creating animated facades or walls. Presented by the Berliners of Whitevoid, Flare consists of modules made up of metal prisms mounted on small pneumatic jacks.

16.07.08  Mini home

Creator of tiny houses, American Jay Shafer crisscrosses the United States to share his vision and expertise. At the wheel of her truck, a house of 9 m² as a trailer, Shafer organized in every city and stage workshops to discover the curious and the enthusiasts another way of living.

15.07.08  Demolish smooth

For the dismantling of old Tokyo buildings, the Japanese construction firm Kajima Corporation has developed an astonishing demolition process. First, the posts and load-bearing points on the ground floor are destroyed and replaced by telescopic posts. After positioning these retaining posts, the workers proceed with the demolition of the ground floor.

14.07.08  3D Internet: another way to communicate

Alternativa3D 3D is a new engine developed by the team of Russian developers Alternativa. Its uniqueness is to offer 3D real-time visualization within the window of your browser. Based on Flash technology, it requires no software installation except Adobe Flash Player plugin installed on approximately 9 95% of personal computers according to specialists Alternativa.

12.07.08  Solar energy: new perspectives

MIT researchers have developed a solar concentrator process for capturing sunlight over the entire surface of a glass sheet and to concentrate the energy thus collected on the edges thereof. According to Science and Life "coating the glazing is not expensive and easily supports surface irregularities. The coating is an organic ink which is deposited by a printing process on a very regular glass.

11.07.08  Drape light

With Rhyme and Reason, designer Mary Huang uses light as a material to create evolving and surprising clothes. Like this cotton and embroidery stole incorporating 24 white LEDs powered by mains or battery,

10.07.08  Sharing models 3D online

Dassault Systèmes community site dedicated to 3D creation, allows its users to share their 3D creations with as many people as possible. Hosting your work in multiple formats, exhibiting your projects or discovering those of others, nothing could be simpler now. Several thousand models are thus made available: figures, various objects, furniture, architectural elements or buildings including the Eiffel Tower, the Signal Tower project by Jean-Michel Wilmotte for La Défense or the Beijing Olympic Stadium in Herzog and From Meuron. The models on display are not only downloadable but also, an important detail, directly manipulated online and in real time ... 3dvia also allows users to share their experiences and knowledge and offers various tutorials and creative tools 3D, used online or to download.

09.07.08  Japanese exchangers

Discover a series of 78 photographs by Japanese artist Ken Ohyama. Day and night, interchanges with endless curves,

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