Posts Tagged ‘smart materials’

Yeadon Project, Wind Forest, Exhibited in Houston

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and his collaborators in Scotland are featured in a new exhibition at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The exhibition includes, Wind Forest, a permanent art  installation that uses placemaking and an innovative form of oscillating wind power to generate electricity at the scale of urban infrastructure. Capable of powering […]

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 […]

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, […]