For some years now, architects and scientists are developing prototypes of dynamic facades that can change shape to respond to their context. A brief overview. In a narrow plot of Tokyo, the agency Miyahara Architect Office has slipped this house fine and slender. Any length.
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Developed by German researchers, the prototype concrete facade incorporates LEDs. And the surface becomes architectural media. In Sao Paulo, architect Isay Weinfeld the transformed a house in bookstores, offering a stunning façade made of mobile libraries swivel. Renovated by the Japanese architecture firm Nendo, this house surprises with its walls covered with arabesques of dried moss. With this white concrete family house, the Japanese architect Akiya Matakao experiments with folding and offers us a modernist and minimal style. Designed by the Japanese architecture firm Eastern Design Office, this single storey house consists of a concrete wall 105 meters long. Winding along the plot, it is pierced as thin vertical slots.