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Enabling dynamic, evolving places that respond to the complexities of life
City Science researchers are developing a slew of tangible and digital platforms dedicated to solving spatial design and urban planning c...
The Mediated Atmospheres project envisions a smart office that is capable of dynamically transforming itself to enhance occupants' work e...
3D-print a building on demand: IEEE Spectrum on the Mediated Matter group's Digital Construction Platform.
Glass II: 3D printing glass at the architectural scale.
Light enables our visual perception. It is the most common medium for displaying digital information. Light regulates our circadian rhyth...
Amoeba Wall: A context aware wall system: Amoetecture is a set of amoeba-like dynamic spatial elements, including transformable floo...
The Digital Construction Platform (DCP) is an experimental enabling technology for large-scale digital manufacturing. In contrast to the ...
Designing for, with, and by nature
The Digital Construction Environment is the first architectural-scale structure fabricated with the Digital Construction Platform (DCP). ...
The Platform Optically transparent and structurally sound, glass has played a significant role in the evolution of product and archi...
Neri Oxman, architect, designer and professor at MIT Media Lab (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) with her team, The Mediated Matter...
Digital Materials are a way of designing and manufacturing. Rather than building large, monolithic, single-use components, we discretize ...
The Digital Construction Platform (DCP) is an in-progress research project consisting of a compound robotic arm system. The system compri...
How we can understand human behavior (rationality, semi-rationality, bounded rationality, and just plain irrationality) in day-to-day behaviors, and in particular in electronic environments.
How to engineer and disseminate powerful, low-cost design and fabrication technologies at a grassroots level.
How to redefine and expand the conceptual framework and language of learning by creating new technologies and spheres of practice.
How radical new collaborations will catalyze a revolution in health.
How to bring the programmability of the digital world to the physical world.
How to build intelligent music systems out of interacting audio-processing agents.
How to distill meaning from complex everyday experiences.
Walter Bender is currently on leave.
How to detect the activity of biological molecules with micro- and nanofabricated devices.
How we can construct information technology and intelligence from the fundamental building blocks of physical media: atoms and molecules.