The media architecture compendium is a collection of about 46 unique projects exhibited at the Media Architecture Biennale 2010 in Vienna, Austria. The collection is updated on a regular basis. The compendium features stunning photos and videos, that give a vivid impression of the architectural and artistic impact of the projects.
Projects by: UNStudio, realities:united, aether architecture, Asymptote Architecture, Arup, Treusch architecture, Peter Cook, Herzog & de Meuron, Gramazio&Kohler Architecture, Rogier van der Heide, Manfred Wuits, MIT Massachusetts, Renzo Piano, Simone Giostra and Partner, magic monkey, ETH Zurich – horao, LAb[au], Traxon e:cue, Zumtobel, Citiled, ag4 media facade gmbh / GKD, and many, many more.
Introductory texts by the exhibition curators Gernot Tscherteu and Martin Tomitsch.
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Galaxia Electronics’ s latest symbolic Media Façade Solution has been unveiled at Han River in Seoul. Three man-made islands lightening up Han River are integrated among one another utilizing 1500 LGP (Lighting Glass Panel) Galaxia Electronics adopted customized optical technology to block light intrusion affecting outward view from inside.(more…)
Mr Helmut Bien initiated the Luminale back in 2000 and realized the festival for the first time in 2002. The Luminale – Biennial of Lighting Culture is an international festival of lighting culture taking place every two years in Frankfurt am Main and the entire Rhine-Main region.(more…)
It was great that you have been our guest at the Media Architecture Biennale in Vienna! Here are some photos from the opening and the conference
More documentation will follow.
OPENING 7 October 2010.
Start: 18:30, free entry
Künstlerhaus Wien, Karlsplatz 5
Welcome by Peter Bogner (director Künstlerhaus)
Introduction by Oliver Schürer (conference curator)
Keynote: Kas Oosterhuis (ONL)
Exhibition opening presentations by Gernot Tscherteu und Martin Tomitsch (exhibition curators)
Opening party: http://www.mediaarchitecture.org/biennale2010/
A great example by Gramazio & Kohler how christmas lights could look in future; Here’s a short description by the architects themselves:
” ‘Distinctive, generous, unique’—these were some of the qualities expected of the Christmas illuminations in Zurich’s internationally renowned shopping street. ….We designed a continuous band of lights, 1.1 km long, using 275 tubes of light, which we called “The World’s Largest Timepiece”.
In terms of urban planning, the installation connects the railway station to the lake. Its simple, linear course turns the band of light into the visual backbone of the city, accentuating the appearance of the Bahnhofstrasse and its two slight yet distinct changes in direction. …(more…)