Artists, designers, architects and engineers work together as interdisciplinary and collaborative teams in order to accomplish innovative yet challenging projects that implement kinetic materials and user experiences. Outstanding projects have been selected from different fields including product design, arts, architecture, fashion design, and exhibit design. Most of these projects have been materialized in the last two decades although some projects go back as early as 1986. These case studies aim to provide certain details about the design process, material selection, technical difficulties and how they were solved, integration of kinetic materials or components, as well as aesthetic or artistic concerns. The particular role of kinetic materials in these projects are also discussed.
Nendo - Hanabi, 2006 (mp4 2.67 MB)
Skorpions Pioneering Kinetic Couture! (mp4 2.12 MB)
Shape Memory Textile Jacket (mp4 2.20 MB)
Incertitudes: sound activated clothing by ying gao (mp4 3.36 MB)
Caress of the Gaze (mp4 3.25 MB)
Reef - A Responsive Architectural Installation Rob Ley (Urbana) & Joshua G. Stein (Radical Craft) (mp4 8.01 MB)
LOTUS by Daan Roosegaarde - Interactive wall [OFFICIAL MOVIE] (mp4 4.55 MB)
LOTUS DOME by Daan Roosegaarde - Turns House Of God Into A “Techno-Church” [OFFICIAL MOVIE] (mp4 2.87 MB)
Philip Beesley: Hylozoic Ground (mp4 25.1 MB)
Smarter Buildings: USC Architect Doris Sung (mp4 10.1 MB)
Homeostatic Facade System (mp4 6.80 MB)
Meteorosensitive Pavilion by Achim Menges (mp4 7.97 MB)
Blob Motility - A Rheologic Interface (mp4 4.54 MB)
Blob Manipulation - Interaction with Programmable Blob (mp4 7.48 MB)
ShapeShift (mp4 10.8 MB)
Krahenbuhl (mp4 2.64 MB)
Ferrolic - Arq y Design (mp4 2.75 MB)
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