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Shanghai Shape-Shifting (AKA Kinetic) Uses Innovative Moving Facade To Alter Appearance
JackInCT - 8-11-2017 at 17:04

NOT fake news/Photoshop type digital alteration.

No need for an explanation; this topic title says it all.

Several uTube hits via "shanghai kinetic building" search words.

This URL is 01:35

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsoFGZvScRs

And yes the speeded up time lapse part of the vid is the real eye catcher/eye candy part.

It seems to me that the engineering part of this design deserves considerable kudos. I have no idea what if anything they do during a storm re turning it off, or not, i. e., whether those "vertical 'pillars'" can sway.


John_Little - 8-11-2017 at 20:10

Amazing!


LSemmens - 10-11-2017 at 00:08

That architect deserves an award.


JackInCT - 10-11-2017 at 14:49

Probably for subconscious reasons every time I see the vid, I want to get some mallets and do the tubular bells stuff. Good olde Mike Oldfield has quite a few uTube vids on his signature work, AND I must admit that I absolutely, positively, and unequivocally have to listen to them LOUD!

I am particular fond of this version:
Run time: 14.21
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2BqiipGKNA