Towards interconnectivity: Appropriation of responsive minimum energy structures in an architectural context

Aurélie Mossé, David Gauthier, Guggi Kofod

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This paper introduces Reef, a design-led investigation into the conceptualisation
and materialisation of a self-actuated ceiling surface. Relying on minimum energy structures as an example of an adaptive element, Reef showcases an approach in which the design of shape-changing structures through an efficient 2D-manufacturing process leads to the creation of highly poetic and complex adaptive structures, while suggesting new opportunities for the implementation of electro-active polymer technologies in a domestic context. By reporting on the conceptualisation, the design and realisation of the installation Reef, this paper will highlight future possibilities for architectural materialisation questioning how responsive technologies can encourage the design of a home more interconnected with its surrounding environment.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftStudies in Material Thinking
Vol/bind7
Sider (fra-til)1-11
Antal sider11
StatusUdgivet - feb. 2012

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