Kinetic architecture


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Kinetic architecture

(1971–1985)
A style depicted by forms that are dynamic, adaptable and responsive to the changing demands of the users. This broad category includes a number of other concepts, such as mobile architecture, which would not necessarily be constantly moving, only capable of being moved if required.
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LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that Russell Fortmeyer, LEED AP,BD+C, an associate in Arup's Los Angeles office, has co-authored a book on kinetic architecture with industry expert Charles Linn, FAIA, an architect who has specialized in architectural journalism for more than 25 years.
He has received more than fifty design awards, publishes regularly in professional journals, and coauthored Kinetic Architecture.
Kinetic Architecture - RoboScreens as a moveable wall or floor, where the ambiance of a room can be altered by the motion of the screens and the video being played therein.
Michael Fox interpreted the kinetic architecture design and mentioned that "When you look at kinetics in architecture.
Uni-Systems is internationally known for its innovative designs in kinetic architecture, in which transformative, mechanized structures change with climate, need or purpose.
Uni-Systems, headquartered in Minneapolis, is a highly regarded firm that specializes in kinetic architecture and integrating motion into large structures.