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Magnetic Architecture


This is a new research programme as part of our ongoing explorations of new materials and future potentials.

 

Magnetic Architecture explores the possibilities of producing a facade cladding type which can change its properties such as transparency, reflectiveness, colour and even its shape thanks to a computer controlled electro- magnetic current.

 

The system consists of a triple glazed unit. One of its micro-cavities created contains 'fluid metal' which is altered by magnetism.

 

All images have been taken during the first of series of prototype tests.

 

More details to follow soon.

 

 

Status: First sketch prototype completed.

 
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