16th February, 2015

The acclaimed Making Sense: Intersecting Lines of Investigation in Design and Technology exhibition and symposium, which ran at the National Design Centre end of last year, has been featured in a 4-page spread of the current issue of the Singapore Architect magazine, published by the prestigious Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA).

The article, written by Kee Wei Hui and Tan Szue Hann, covers the joint exhibition by our Advanced Architecture Laboratory (AAL) and the Augmented Senses Group (ASG), in great detail, as well as the symposium held on 24 November, which featured Theodore Chan, President of SIA, Kristin Wood, Head of Pillar, Engineering Product Development (EPD) and co-Director of the SUTD-MIT International Design Centre, Jeffrey Huang, Head of Pillar, Architecture and Sustainable Design (ASD), Alan Kolata, Head of Pillar, Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS), Thomas Schroepfer and Suranga Nanayakkara, head of AAL and ASG respectively.

Projects featured include AAL’s environmentally responsive pavilion design (2014 Venice Architecture Biennale), ASG’s Finger Reader, Responsive Skin and StickEar as well as collaborative large-scale interactive public projects of AAL and ASG such as iSwarm (iLight Marina Bay 2014), nZwarm (LUX New Zealand 2014) and Sonic SG, an interactive sound and light installation which will be showcased at an upcoming SG50 celebrations this year.

A special recognition goes to Thomas Schroepfer and Suranga Nanayakkara and their respective teams at AAL and ASG.

For the complete article, please click here.