January 25th, 2008
This last week has been a flurry of activity in preparation for a group show tomorrow at the Kitchen Budapest. While battling a touch of the Hungarian Flu, I’ve contributed to several group projects and made some updates to Urban Echo. I will post a summary of the projects and the group later this weekend. In the mean time, here is a smoke and fire simulation I created for a Processing/WiiMote game we are demoing on Saturday.
The simulation consists of a hacked particle engine that uses random fire textures from a bunch of sources across the web. The texture colors change with time, eventually dying off as smoky textures. Here’s a picture and a link to the OpenGL-based applet and source.
Find the Processing sketch here.
October 11th, 2007
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I’m at the AIGA Design Conference in Denver this weekend. Tonight I will be sharing my 60 second vision of what is coming “Next”. Simply put, I think it will be Architecturally-integrated urban screens.
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Here are links to projects referenced in the talk.
Urban Echo (Past Iterations, Other Facades, etc) by Christopher Baker, J. Anthony Allen and Laura Baker
Duality by ART+COM
de Pong Gameâ„¢ by BNJMNâ„¢ GAULON
Light Sculptures by ANTIVJ
Interactive Architecture by Graffiti Research Lab
Augmented Sculpture v 1.0 by Pablo Valbuena
Kunsthuas Graz by Realities:United Architects
TXTual Healing by Paul Notzold
Pixile by ENESS
Here are some links to my other recent projects …