Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’

Yeadon Project Published in Biomimicry Book

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) was recently featured in a new book on biomimicry, entitled, Interdisciplinary Expansions in Engineering and Design with the Power of Biomimicry. The chapter, Biomimetic Facade Applications for a More Sustainable Future, was written by Ayça Tokuç, Fatma Feyzal Özkaban and Özge Andiç Çakır includes Yeadon’s research on an interactive facade system . […]

Yeadon Project Published in Lithuania

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) was recently referenced in STRUCTUM, a Vilnius-based magazine that focuses on the built environment, which recently reviewed his research on an interactive facade system prototype. In the article entitled, Šiuolaikinių pastatų fasadai: nuo atspindinčių grožį iki valančių orą, author Giedrė Linden surveys a number of approaches to the design of […]

Yeadon Project Featured in Academic Paper

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) was recently featured in the Institute of Physics (IOP) Materials Science and Engineering conference publication for 2017. Dr. Bogusawa Konarzewska (Gdańsk University of Technology) presented a research paper entitled, Smart Materials in Architecture: Useful Tools with Practical Applications or Fascinating Inventions for Experimental Design?, which discussed an interactive facade system prototype […]

Yeadon Work Published by Japanese Researchers

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) recently had his research prototype interactive facade system featured by two researchers at Sugiyama Jogakuen University in Nogoya, Japan, have published a paper in Architecture Research. In their article, titled, On the Aesthetics of Seasonally Adaptive Buildings – A Morphological Approach towards Climate Responsive Architecture,  Agnes Nyilas and Yoshihito Kurazumi write […]

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 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 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, […]