Posts Tagged ‘smart materials’

Yeadon project featured in Landscape Architecture

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and his collaborators in Scotland are featured in the March issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine for their large land art installation project, Wind Forest. In his article entitled, The Art of Infrastructure, staff writer Timothy E. Schuler examines the new energy infrastructure that will be provided by wind power and reviews a number […]

Yeadon Project Published in The Environment

  Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and his collaborators in Scotland were featured in the February issue of The Environment for their work on Wind Forest, a public art power generator project. In the article entitled, The Great Energy Transition, authors Robert Ferry, Chris Fremantle, and Elizabeth Monoian state that “In order to entice people […]

Yeadon Lectures at China Academy of Art

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) will deliver a public lecture at the China Academy of Art (CAA) in Hangzhou, China, on March 8, 2017. His presentation, titled Material Manipulations will include some current and recent projects that use advanced materials and manufacturing to achieve design innovation. Yeadon is also running a workshop on biomaterials, smart materials, […]

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 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 in The Guardian

Friday’s edition of The Guardian newspaper featured a large solar power generator that Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) worked on back in 2010. The project was designed as a land art installation that generates 4,500 MWh of power annually for Dubai, UAE. In her article, titled “Public art projects that double as renewable energy sources,” […]