Case Study - China High Speed Rail
Peng ChengThursday, Jan 21, 2016 - 06:01:25 pm
The High-speed rail in China has been the most recent transportation development. The commerial train can travel up to 200km/h.Since the terrain in China is mountainous, the most reliable land transport would be trains.
The project started to introduce a organised and convenient railway network for commuters in the 1990s. In 2001, it soon evolved to provide speeder trains for long Read more →
“Many of us will overlook the mundane, everyday objects we see in our day-to-day; such a concept is exactly what photographer Charles Pétillon chose to explore in his latest series called ”INVASIONS.”” The white balloons are a metaphor to change the way we see our everyday objects.
Nike Interactive digital art installation
Cindy ChanThursday, Jan 21, 2016 - 06:00:15 pm
‘Nike’s interactive digital art installation’ – At the Milan Design week, Nike launched a new digital art installation that uses Microsoft Kinect technology to mimic and react to human bodies interacting with the digital screen, which copies the human movement and displays it in brightly coloured light patterns on the screen.
Hacknet is a terminal-based hacking game released in 2015. It’s created by a single game developer, Matt Trobiani. He encountered many problems while planning the game, as hacking was not something all gamers knew. But he overcame it and made a game that has received rave reviews.
Read the interview here.
Case Study - Goat Simulator
Peng ChengThursday, Jan 21, 2016 - 05:59:12 pm
Goat Simulator started as a joke prototype from an internal one-month game jam held by Coffee Stain Studios in January 2014.
Lead developer Armin Ibrisagic focused on goats after convincing his coworkers that goats go viral on the Internet. Footage of the game in its alpha state was posted to YouTube received more than a million views in 2 days and Read more →
“Crystal Universe” is an interactive art piece that involves the movement of the viewer. 60,000 LEDs are suspended in the 3D space. When a viewer steps into the space, a change is seen in the lights in the entire space and this change will continue to be indefinite with the viewer at the core.
Hamilton is a musical with music, lyrics, and book by Lin-Manuel Miranda. The show was inspired by the 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton, by historian Ron Chernow. On Broadway, it has received enthusiastic critical acclaim and unprecedented advance box office sales.
Lin-Manuel Miranda decided to pick up a biography to read on his vacation from another musical, In the Heights. At the Read more →
Burning Man is an incredible festival that brings art, performance, and culture to life. What started out as a small group of people eventually became a culmination of artists, performers and over 50 thousand individuals.
Boyhood was one of those unusual movie projects. Unlike other productions where a plot is created and script is completed before production begins, Boyhood’s direction was forged over 12 years. It is unconventional but also incredible.
Pulled by the Roots
Leandro Erlich‘s ‘Pulled by the Roots’ displays a piece which looks like a house having been pulled from the ground by a crane. Roots, like those of trees, appear at the base of the house. To have something so large and what we usually associate with being grounded being suspended in midair is something to think about.