Carlo Ratti: Architecture that senses and responds (TED Talks)

With his team at SENSEable City Lab, MIT‘s Carlo Ratti makes cool things by sensing the data we create. He pulls from passive data sets — like the calls we make, the garbage we throw away — to create surprising visualizations of city life. And he and his team create dazzling interactive environments from moving water and flying light, powered by simple gestures caught through sensors.

 

Strange Random Architecture Quote:

Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

 

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Posted on June 9, 2011, in TED, Video. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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