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Architecture Wakes Up With Living Skins

Architects Peter Cook (cofounder of Archigram) and Colin Fournier with Spacelab.UK have developed a bulbous, creature-like building to house an art museum, Kunsthaus Graz for the city of Graz. Cook and Fournier’s competition entry had envisioned a membranous exterior that allowed occasional glimpses of action within: “signs, announcements, short sequences of film or images,” but with funds and time rapidly diminishing, this looked likely to remain a vision. Elsewhere Columbia University architecture graduates Soo-in Yang and David Benjamin, whose firm is called The Living, have developed a prototype wall that “breathes.” Read more on the Adobe Design Centre blog.

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