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Exhibition of course Spatial Experiments 2 at Lund University

Final designs and prototypes of spring term 2016 / Architecture, Lund University After a long period of silence on this blog, it’s time to update it with the outcomes of the course…

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Biomimetics in Architectural Design – student course

New settings for the student course “Spatial Experiments 2” at Lund University, Architecture and Built Environment David Andreen and Susanne Gosztonyi, both researchers and teachers at Lund University…

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call for abstracts – ICBEST 2017 conference_future building envelopes

  The international conference ICBEST 2017 targets at emerging building envelope systems and technologies and offers a worldwide forum for building envelope architecture and engineering. There will be a special…

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What are adaptive facades? – facade2015, 27|11|15, Germany

Presentation of “architectural criteria for adapative facades” @ facade 2015 COMPUTATIONAL OPTIMIZATION in Detmold, Germany. What is the role of adaptive facades? The conference facade2015 dealt with the topic…

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Thermal adaptation for facades – Advanced Building Skins, 3-4|11|15, Switzerland

Presentation on: “Biomimetic principles for thermally adaptive façades: thermal adaptability in nature and engineering” @ 10th Conference on Advanced Building Skins, Bern, Switzerland. How can nature teach thermal adaptation for…

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Showcase research for facades – Fachkongress Energie und Architektur, 15|10|2015, Austria

Organisation and moderation of 2 sessions “INNOVATIVE PRODUKTE I: MATERIALIEN FÜR FASSADEN. Showcase und Vorstellung technischer Visionen im Bereich intelligenter Fassaden.” @ Energie und Architektur, Vienna, Austria. The 4th congress “Energie und…

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Passive Cooling System from Hydrogel and Ceramic

SMART PASSIVE INTELLIGENCE – AN INNOVATIVE COOLING SYSTEM FOR FACADES (pic: http://www.intelligentconstructions.com/projects/hydroceramic) IaaC Students developed a passive cooling system called “Hydroceramic” that “speculates on the thermodynamic processes in buildings and how…

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World’s first full-color, flexible, skin-like display developed – inspired by nature!

WHAT DO CHAMELEONS, OCTOPUSES AND SQUIDS HAVE IN COMMON? Dr. Chanda used an iconic National Geographic photographic of an Afghan girl to demonstrate the color-changing abilities of the nanostructured…

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efn mobile Workshop, Delft, 15 – 17 June 2015: ThinkingSkins

WORKSHOP ADAPTIVE FACADES – TU DELFT [FACADE WEEK] “The EFNmobile – “ThinkingSkins” workshop started on Monday, June 15th at the TU Delft. After an introduction by Susanne Gosztonyi about the…

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Great video! from: The Brain Power (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0nDQOrBx4A)

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Course finals of Biomimetics and Energy course 2014/2015, Technikum Vienna, Austria

Yesterday, 9th of January, was the final presentation of the Master course “Biomimetics and Energy” at the UAS Technikum Vienna. And it was a very pleasant and successful event. All…

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BioSkin goes Art – “The committee of sleep”, art installation, MAK, Vienna, Austria

“THE COMMITTEE OF SLEEP” – Exhibition | MAK FURNITURE STUDY COLLECTION, 2012–2013 The ‘Committee of Sleep‘ was an art installation created by the designer duo taliaYsebastian. They made use of the…

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Biomimetics @ Sonnenwelten – BionikSpiel – Grossschönau, Austria

ZUKUNFT mit SONNE – BIONIK SPIEL – Exhibition | SONNENWELTEN, GROSSSCHÖNAU, 2012-NOW The exhibition SONNENWELT in Grossschönau allows a time travel from energy efficient nomad tents from about 10,000 years…

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BioSkin – biomimetics for facades

BioSkin – Forschungspotenziale für bionisch inspirierte energieeffiziente Fassadentechnologien The basic research study “BioSkin – Research potentials for biologically inspired energy efficient façade systems” aimed at the identification of…

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This website presents information, ideas and all sorts of visions for the topic ‘Biomimetics and energy efficiency’ in the context of performative building envelopes of the future. The actual…