Intelligent walls bring robotic sophistication to interior design
By RBR Staff
August 21, 2012
Living spaces are designed to feel comfortable and intimate; conversely, robots employ cold, emotionless technology. Hong Kong based architect, Otto Ng, however, has used robotics to take intelligent interior architecture to the next level. His Wallbots are kinetic walls that grow, shrink and reconfigure themselves in concordance with their inhabitants’ needs and personalities.
Manufactured at the University of Toronto’s RAD (Responsive Architecture at Daniels), the Wallbots constitute a responsive partition system that can move, resize, attach, and detach from one another to create different…
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