Stemxel: Interactive Structure for Adaptive Design

Stemxel: Interactive Structure for Adaptive Design

Pier Alessio Rizzardi Basak Sakcak Hankun Zhang Edoardo Giancola Martin Huba Alejandro Rey Yamhure

TCA Think Tank

STUDIO Architecture and Urbanism Magazine

ARCA International

Zarcola Studio

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StemXel is a response to the need of continuous change of functions in interior design and architecture. It can be converted into mutable forms with the use of a permanent material without any waste and provide physical change with seamless work. The structure is flexible to turn a simple single space into an adaptable environment that can be used for multiple programs at multiple instances. The structure is designed to be implemented as a furniture, for housing, commercial activities and for spaces that are undergoing a constant change. StemXel responds to different inputs, digital or analogic, in order to create a fast and fluid physical change. Its flexibility allows the possibility to absorb digital informa- tion, meanwhile reflecting it in a tangible form. It is a structure that goes beyond two-dimension, yet involves the totality of a defined volume. Intelligent interaction between users and space is one of the major characteristics to be exploited in future design development.


furniture, interaction, programmability


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