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.

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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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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