Responsive Architecture Interacts With The Environment

Responsive Architecture Interacts With The Environment
Design

Bloom is a sun-tracking instrument made out of a smart thermobimetal, which curls when heated to create various shapes based on weather conditions.

Emma Hutchings
  • 17 april 2012

A project by DOSU Studio Architecture, “Bloom” is a sun-tracking instrument that indexes time and temperature. It is made from a smart thermobimetal that responds to the sun, curling when it is heated to shade and ventilate areas of the shell. The environmentally responsive surface is made up of around 14,000 lasercut pieces and is designed for peak performance on the spring equinox.

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