The Center for Architecture and Situated Technologies (CAST) investigates the evolving relationship between emerging technologies and the built environment. Our project-based research addresses the material, social, cultural and political implications for architecture and urbanism of mobile and embedded computing, environmental sensing, responsive systems and advanced digital fabrication techniques.

Hertzian Rain

Hertzian Rain addresses the competition for signal dominance through a participatory scenario for real-time, asymmetrical communication between sound makers and sound listeners.

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Gravity Screens

Gravity Screens are part of a research project exploring computationally inspired and augmented materials for responsive architecture.

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False Positive

A mobile performance and workshop that enacts a surveillance conspiracy engaging the public in an intimate, techno-political conversation with the mobile technologies on which they depend.

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