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Interactive Architecture in Domestic Spaces

  • Carsten Röcker
  • Kai Kasugai
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 277)

Abstract

Research in the field of smart home environments is still very much technology driven. While technical aspects like system reliability, performance or data security are undeniable important design factors, potential end users desire more than pure technical functionality favoring systems with high social and hedonic value. So far, the integration of digital information layers into the architectural environment and their consequences for human perception are still largely unexplored. In this paper we present three examples of interactive architecture for increased quality of life in domestic spaces: myGreenSpace, meetingMyEating and ubiGUI.

Keywords

Ambient Intelligence Large Domestic Screens Smart Spaces Aesthetics Design Architecture 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carsten Röcker
    • 1
  • Kai Kasugai
    • 1
  1. 1.Human Technology CentreRWTH Aachen UniversityGermany

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