Transquility: Robotic Dynamic Media Facade
Transquility intersects architecture, media and robotics.
Produced by students as part of the Fall 2012 Design Without Boundaries Class, Transquillity is a kinetic transformable media façade that will envelop Pandora and fuse together a building with its city and merge inside with outside, and its workers with passerby.
Students imagined the media wall as a dynamic entity which would perform beyond a conventional media wall. As well as acting as a large definition screen, Transquillity it is a transformable kinetic sculpture that introduces a dimension of depth to the surface.
The media façade will be constructed of individual panels that are combined into create a single screen that can display dynamic HD video with a 400 Hz refresh rate. Each individual panel in Transquillity will have the capability to sweep about two axes in a graceful motion creating a wealth of interesting effects on the northern façade of the building Pandora.