Humboldt Laboratory

[nggallery id=135] Humboldt Laboratory, Berlin The Humboldt Laboratory creates a novel space for exhibiting and reflecting research and science. It constitutes the architectural context for the public exposure, sensual experience and critical discourse of new...

HygroScope: Meteorosensitive Morphology

  HYGROSCOPE – METEOROSENSITIVE MORPHOLOGY Achim Menges in collaboration with Steffen Reichert, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2012 The project explores a novel mode of responsive architecture based on the combination of material inherent behaviour and...

Deichmanske Media Stations

[nggallery id=65] Deichmanske Media Stations The Deichmanske Media Stations are a collaborative project between the Academy for Art and Design in Offenbach, the Academy for Architecture and Design in Oslo, and OCEAN NORTH. Under the supervision of Professor Achim...

Lounge Landscape

[nggallery id=62] Lounge Landscape The Lounge Landscape project was instigated by the universities’ commission to design and manufacture seating furniture for its 175th anniversary celebrations reflecting the school’s design and prototyping expertise. In collaboration...

MDE 05 Fibrous Surface

[nggallery id=40] Morphogenetic Design Experiment 05 This morphogentic design experiment aims to evolve a differentiated surface structure consisting of a dense network of interlocking members from a basic array of simple, straight elements. To achieve complexity in...

MDE 04 Membrane Morphologies

[nggallery id=32] Morphogenetic Design Experiment 04 This morphogentic design experiment focused on the computational and physical investigation of “minimal holes” cut into the fabric that considerably alter the behaviour of the membrane. While traditional...