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Niagora is a master plan for the built environment surrounding the Peace Bridge at the US-Canada border crossing by Buffalo, New York. It rests on research into the new opportunities afforded by electronic assisted toll payment and border crossings. Formerly largely a wasteland, the new bi-national zone is imagined as a contemporary agora at the Niagara River’s mouth.

This project rests on the research project Phantom Tollbooth Plaza

See the project at ARPA Journal, Issue 1: Test Subjects. Janette Kim, ed. 2014

Project Team: Jordan Geiger, Daniel Barry, David Heaton

Relational Geometries

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A technic course that introduces students to parametric design and rapid prototyping technologies.

Toward the Sentient City

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An exhibition critically exploring the evolving relationship between ubiquitous computing, architecture and urban space.

Day For Night

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Day For Night was a temporary architectural environment that operated on the street life of downtown San Jose, California […]

Sentient City: ubiquitous computing, architecture and the future of urban space

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Sentient City explores the experience of living in a city that employs networked digital technologies to remember, correlate, and anticipate.

Media Robotics I: Physical Computing

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This course introduces basic concepts and techniques for creating objects, spaces and media that sense and respond to their physical surroundings.

Situated Technologies Pamphlets Series

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The Situated Technologies Pamphlets series explores the implications of ubiquitous computing for architecture and urbanism.

SEEN-Fruits of your labor

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An infrared urban screen for promoting dialogue and interaction between remote publics.

Atmospheric Urbanism

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Investigating how natural and artificial atmospheric systems can serve as models for the design, analysis and interpretation of the architecture of urban environments.

Propagative Urbanism

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Propagative Urbanism is a way of thinking about shaping the architecture of urban space in terms of a bottom-up, participatory approach to the evolution of cities.