The Robots Behind Interactive Architecture

Miles Kemp presents a slideshow on <em>SEED</em> exploring the emerging field of interactive architecture -- and the tiny robots that are enabling spaces and structures to adapt in real-time.
November 23, 2009, 9am PST | Nate Berg
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"[S]mart interactive robots do not need to look like our mechanical humanoid cousins. Interactive architecture-a burgeoning collaboration across diverse scientific and design communities-has ushered in advancements in manufacturing, behavioral logic, and biologically inspired materials and introduced new ways robotics can enhance our lives. Our spaces and environments-buildings themselves-are becoming the robots, Rosie is becoming the architecture around us, and unprecedented levels of responsiveness and environmental interactivity are becoming a reality."

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Published on Friday, November 20, 2009 in Seed
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