Augmented reality “will change the way architects work” says Greg Lynn

Venice Architecture Biennale 2016: augmented reality will revolutionise the architecture and construction industries according to architect Greg Lynn, who used Microsoft HoloLens to design his contribution to the US Pavilion at the Venice Biennale (+ movie). The technology – which many people are now familiar with thanks to Pokémon GO – will inevitably change the way architects make design More

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Sliding and spinning walls animate facade of house by Matharoo Associates

At the touch of a button, the chunky marble walls that surround this house in India divide up into spinning and sliding panels, revealing a more lightweight glass facade behind (photos by Edmund Sumner + slideshow). Designed by architects office Matharoo Associates, the house transforms from an “impregnable shell” into a glass pavilion, allowing residents to vary the amount of More

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Frank Lloyd Wright interview from the 1950s revived in animated movie

Brooklyn creative agency Quoted Studios has produced an animated video using audio excerpts from an interview with legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright, recorded two years before his death (+ movie). The conversation with Wright aired in September 1957 on the American television program, The Mike Wallace Interview. The architect was 90 years old at the time and More

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Retractable sunscreen sheaths glazed cantilever at Ventus House

A sliding screen can reveal or conceal a glass office that cantilevers from the concave face of this concept house by American studio Fixd Architecture/Design (+ slideshow). The cantilevered office space is a “nostalgic nod” to the glazed box that features in Frank Gehry’s 1984 Venice Beach residence for the screenwriter and director Bill Norton, said architect Todd Fix​. The fully More

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