How can natural processes of formation be applied to design?
Snowflake photos by W. Bentley
Interactive Building Technology_ Organic Phase Change Materials
The tiles apply the intrinsic qualities of responsive materials to visually convey environmental fluctuation and contributes to meeting guidelines of the Living Building Challenge.
Research Team: D. Clifford, Kelle Brooks, Z. Jacobson-Weaver, S. Rashid, D. Yabukov, J. Dounias
Materials Innovation Consultant for Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Architects
Sponsored by the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy for the Frick Environmental Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Initial design for variable facade.