By KVA MATx and MIT SOFT CITIES Research and Jan Knippers/ King Advanced Engineering and ILEK Stuttgart and Buro Happold And A Consortium Of European Building Industry Partners
The SOFT HOUSE project won the IBA (International Building Exhibition) competition and will be constructed in 2013 in Hamburg, Germany. The SOFT HOUSE explores how domestic infrastructure can become supple—engaging low carbon soft wood construction, flexible live/work scenarios, a responsive energy harvesting textile cladding, smart building software and a set of mobile curtains which distribute solid state lighting and low voltage power.
Anticipatory Architecture: Reyner Banham and Technological Futurism in Postwar and Contempoary Desig
By Chris Perry