Architectural Robotics

Carnegie Mellon, SpringĀ 2007

Buildings with moving parts have been around since the door was invented, but recent advances in materials, microcontrollers, sensors, and other information technologies have ushered in a new generation of responsive buildings. Reconfigurable walls, color controlled illumination, windows made opaque by flipping a switch; these are elements of the new building yard. How shall we take advantage of these remarkable capabilities to craft a vision of future living?