May 1, 2020 / T. Cheng, Y. Tahouni, D. Wood, Prof. A. Menges

Future and the Arts: AI, Robotics, Cities, Life - How Humanity Will Live Tomorrow

Mori Art Museum, Japan

Future and the Arts: AI, Robotics, Cities, Life - How Humanity Will Live Tomorrow
19.11.2019 - 29.03.2020, Mori Art Museum, Japan
28.04.2020 - 30.06.2020, Mori Art Museum, DIGITAL

Material Programming for Meteorosensitive Architecture developed by Tiffany Cheng, Yasaman Tahouni, and Dylan Wood was on display at the Mori Art Museum as part of the Future and the Arts exhibition from 19 November 2019 until 29 March 2020. The exhibition explores advances in technology and their impact on our lives, and features research from the ICD Material Programming group.

Developed for the exhibition, HAEGAMI 生え紙 are 3D-printed adaptive structures which grow and change shape over time in response to fluctuations in air humidity. As opposed to the subtractive process of kirigami (切り紙), this additive and material programming technique can produce structures that traditional paper crafts cannot. Expanding and contracting in response to humidity without consuming any energy, these structures showcase the design potential of 3D-printed elements which are highly in-tune with changing weather conditions.

We are happy to announce the special release of Future and the Arts as a virtual exhibition, on view in your browser until 30 June 2020!

For more information visit: Mori Art Museum


ICD Institute for Computational Design and Construction

Tiffany Cheng, Yasaman Tahouni, Dylan Wood, Prof. Achim Menges

with the support of: Ahmad Razavi, Seyed Mobin Moussavi

Project Video

Source: Vimeo

Images by ICD University of Stuttgart

Contact information

This picture showsTiffany Cheng
M.DesS, B.Arch

Tiffany Cheng

Research Associate

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