Posts Tagged ‘Peter Yeadon’

Yeadon lectures at the Royal College of Art

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) recently delivered a lecture at the Royal College of Art in London. His presentation, entitled Nanovation: a new architectural problem focused on challenges that smart materials and nanomaterials present to those engaged in innovation. Yeadon posited a future trajectory for nanomaterials in architecture by using architecture’s own history of materials advancements, from stone and cast […]

Yeadon Project Published in XXI Architecture and Design Magazine

Peter Yeadon (Associate Professor, Interior Architecture) and his collaborators in Scotland have had their public art sculpture, Wind Farm, published by XXI Architecture & Design Magazine in Istanbul. In her article Public Art to Generate Green Power Hülya Ertaş noted that the permanent installation uses an innovative form of oscillating wind power to generate electricity at […]

Yeadon Projects Generate International Press

A range of recent publications has featured the work of Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture). The online design publication Design Indaba wrote about his BLOOM project collaboration with Jesse Asjes  and Laura Wickesberg, the article was entitled Shape-shifting textile cloud can change sound quality in a room. Allie Shiell reviewed the same project for Materia […]

Yeadon lectures at Cornell AAP in Lower Manhattan

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) recently delivered a lecture at Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art, and Planning location in Lower Manhattan. The presentation, titled Adaptive Materials focused on new, innovative applications for smart materials and nanomaterials in the built environment. The lecture was followed by a sixty-minute discussion with Yeadon on a few key […]

Yeadon Animation Shown at the Guggenheim

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) was invited to present his work at the Guggenheim Museum in June. His digital animation was shown at Scholars Day at the Guggenheim, where scholars from around the world had gathered to discuss the work of László Moholy-Nagy (1895–1946). Yeadon was quoted as saying “I was so happy that the KRS was […]

Yeadon power plant exhibited in Glasgow

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and his collaborators in Scotland are exhibiting their new project WIND FORREST at The Lighthouse (11 Mitchell Lane) Scotland’s premier architecture gallery in Glasgow. The show will present the results of an international design competition, called LAGI Glasgow, which challenged competitors to bring creative solutions for clean energy infrastructure to a brownfield site in Glasgow. […]

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 in Green Revolution Exhibition at MOAH

  Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) is featured as part of an exhibition entitled Green Revolution–LAGI: The Future of Energy is Here at the Lancaster Museum of Art and History (665 West Lancaster Boulevard, Lancaster, CA). Yeadon’s project Light Sanctuary was a large solar powered generator designed in 2010 as a land art installation that generates 4,500 MWh […]

Yeadon hip protectors enter the marketplace

Yeadon Space Agency, Prevent Products Inc., and Viemeister Industries have partnered to introduce a new hip protector which features advanced foam technology that rapidly absorbs impact shock. Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) worked directly on the project and provided materials expertise on the new foam, which has now been trademarked as PPI-RAP™. The foam is […]

Yeadon joins NYC Climate Museum jury

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) has been invited to join Olafur Eliasson and James Stewart Polshek on the competition jury for The Climate Museum in New York City. The museum’s mission is to raise public awareness of our greatest challenge, climate change, and move that issue to the center of public life and civic engagement. […]