One of the winners projects of the Media Architecture Biennale 2012 is the Lotus Dome, designed by Studio Rosegaarte.
This project wins the “Future Trends and Prototypes” award and consist in a living dome made out of hundreds smart flowers which fold open in response to human actions. The dome is located in a 17th century church in Lille and creates an interactive play of light and shadows, the aim is to get a futuristic vision of the Renaissance.
The new installation ‘Shapes of light’, placed at the entrance of the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, is an opportunity to reflect on the evolution and development of lighting technologies. A journey through light and its meaning in art and architecture, from the words of Scheerbart, written in the early twentieth century, to new systems with low energy consumption.
The 18th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC and the 8th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol will take place from Monday, 26 November to Friday, 7 December 2012 at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha, Qatar.
It’s called “Art and the City. _ Architecture of outdoor public places in the Smart City” the series of Workshop hosted by the Polytechnic of Turin, which will be held from 24/29 September 2012.
Theme: design of outdoor places in the city, a city that becomes a Smart City.
The Pavilion of Russia at 13th Architecture Biennale could amaze anyone. Two floors, two different emotions.
In the first dark space, our attention is caught by the bright drops that characterize the walls, approaching we find that they are, in fact, lenses that frame historical images of Russian architecture.
Periphéria is a project aimed at creating an internet community interaction of “people in places”. Every partner city has to develop a project using the FI (Future Internet) for a socio-digital territorial innovation in co-design thinking perspective for the promotion of sustainable lifestyles.
Romaeuropa Foundation presents the third edition of Digital Life with a modular path divided in three location with a strong symbolic value.
The MACRO Testaccio investigate the relationship between visual art, digital art, performing arts and photography, focusing on the fourth dimension of creation, in a space where the limits between different languages dissolve.