Posts Tagged ‘books’

Yeadon featured in new transdisciplinary book: XXL – XS

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) has been included in a new book by Actar Publishers, the book features a  nano-robotics project developed at his practice in New York City. The book, XXL – XS. New Directions in Ecological Design, was edited by Dr. Mitchell Joachim (New York University) and Michael Silver (University of Buffalo), with interviews and […]

Yeadon Thrice Featured in Transmaterial Next

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and his colleagues are featured in a new book released by Princeton Architectural Press. The book, Transmaterial Next: A Catalogue of Materials That Redefine Our Future, includes three of their innovative projects. It is the latest installment in the bestselling Transmaterial series by Blaine Brownell, one of the preeminent scholars of […]

Codex Hackathon at MIT Media Lab, 02/10/17

Faculty members are invited to register for the third Codex Hackathon, which will be held at the MIT Media Lab (75 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA) on the 10th to 12th February 2017. CODEX is a community of people who want to imagine the future of books and reading. Programmers, designers, writers, librarians, publishers, readers, bookstore […]

Yeadon Featured in Biomimetica e Architettura

A new Italian book by Roberto Pagani, Giacomo Chiesa, and Jean-Marc Tulliani features an interactive facade system prototype made by Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture). Yeadon, fabricated the prototype with dielectric elastomer smart materials that can change shape and perform work, effectively behaving like artificial muscles to change the surface of the facade. The book, […]

Yeadon work in Hypernatural book

Work by Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) appears in a new Princeton Architectural Press book, titled “Hypernatural: Architecture’s New Relationship with Nature.” In Hypernatural, architecture and material experts Blaine Brownell and Marc Swackhamer present an international collection of forty-two case studies that illustrate astonishing new applications made possible by using biomimicry to create intelligent buildings […]

Yeadon in new Turkish book on solar energy

A new book on solar energy, titled YENİ NESİL FOTOVOLTAİKLER, includes a large solar power generator that Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) worked on in 2010. The project was designed as a land art installation that generates 4,500 MWh of power annually for Dubai, UAE. The book was printed in English, but an English eBook […]

Yeadon work in two new books

Two new books reference an interactive facade system that Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) worked on while he was a Partner at Decker Yeadon LLC. The Language of Architecture: 26 Principles Every Architect Should Know, authored by Andrea Simitich and Val Warke, presents the project as a model of biomimicry that is based on homeostasis […]

Yeadon featured in Italian book on solar energy

A new book on solar power, titled New Generation Photovoltaics, includes a large solar power generator that Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) worked on when as a partner at Decker Yeadon LLC. The project was designed as a land art installation that generates 4,500 MWh of power annually for Dubai, UAE. The book was printed […]

Yeadon in Synthetic Aesthetics book

A new MIT Press book, Synthetic Aesthetics: Investigating Synthetic Biology’s Designs on Nature, includes the arsenic biosensor project that Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) worked on with his Industrial Design students several years ago. In a chapter titled “Design Evolution,” author Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg provides a brief history of the project and lingers on the challenges […]

Yeadon Project in Solar Energy Book

A new Italian book on next generation solar energy, titled “Fotovoltaico di nuova generazione: Guida alla progettazione e alla realizzazione,” includes the Light Sanctuary project by Peter Yeadon (Associate Professor, Interior Architecture) and Martina Decker. Light Sanctuary was designed as a land art installation that could also generate 4,500 MWh of power annually for Dubai, UAE. […]