The 20 July in Lausanne was held the inauguration of the temporary chapel of deaconesses of Saint-Loup. A collaboration between researchers and architects, the structure of this place of worship is directly inspired by the art of origami.
A graduate of HEC, a former banker and consultant in the energy sector, Thierry Lepercq is now at the head of Solaire Direct, the leading French electricity operator dedicated to solar energy. Founded in 2006, her company offers owners the opportunity to equip their roofs with solar panels free of charge and thus produces energy that it sells directly to EDF.
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.
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
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.