Motion-sensing technology lets you change the shape of Breathing Wall 2.0 with a swipe, tap or click.

Imagine you could control your physical environment in the same way that you control a smartphone, swiping, clicking and dragging to alter what you see. That’s what University of Southern California PHD student Behnaz Farahi has created in her latest project Breathing Wall 2.0. It’s a kinetic wall that changes shape in response to gestures you would normally make on a mobile.

Behnaz designed this interactive space to explore the possibility of creating an empathetic relationship between people and their environment.

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