AIRSHADE Prototype Development Video
Video taken by the Bauhaus University Wiemar explains the development of the award-winning responsive shading system Airshade. The prototype was manufactured by EuroLam GmbH in Wiegendorf, Germany. More about the project..
fourteenwalls - montage of the first prototype
fourteenwalls (Concept: Michelle Howard; Prototype Development: Benjamin Grabherr & Nikola Znaor)
Montage of the first prototype filmed by ZDF for Aspekte
Location: Semper Depot, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria
Official project website: fourteenwalls.org
Holcim Awards 2014/2015 Moscow, Russia
Short statement on sustainability for the Holcim Foundation:
"Nikola Znaor believes that sustainable construction needs to consider ecological, economic and social aspects and also keep in mind user comfort, aesthetics, and adaptability for future use. “Air-Shade: Responsive sustainable shading system, Vienna, Austria” is considered an ingenious approach to problem solving by the Holcim Awards jury." More about the project..
Series of Explorative Devices for a Facade
Studies of materials behaviour that can be used for innovative facade concepts. The devices use salt, alcohol, bi-metals, shape memory alloys, springs, and heat-sensitive materials for their interaction. Heat and coldness actuated without any motors, sensors etc. More about the project...
Interview ORF "Dobar dan Hrvati"
Interview for the James Dyson Award Austria: Dobar dan Hrvati 02.10.201. In Croatian only.
Credits: ORF Burgenland 2016
Exhausted! at the Academy of Fine Arts
Exhausted! is an inflatable structure attached to the main grille from which the exhaust air of the air-conditioning system which serves the Audimax of the TU is blown out. More about the project..