Designing Kinetics for Architectural Facades by Jules Moloney
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Architectural facades now have the potential to be literally kinetic, through automated sunscreens and a range of animated surfaces. This book explores the aesthetic potential of these new types of moving facades. From critique of theory and practice in architecture, discourse within kinetic arts and the generation of a series of computer animations, a theory of composition and a language of design for kinetic architectural facades is developed.

 

About Jules Moloney

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Jules Moloney is Associate Professor in Interdisciplinary Digital Design at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His research, creative practice and teaching span the fields of architecture, kinetic art and virtual environments.
 
Published June 14, 2011 by Routledge. 192 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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