architectural soft skin

‘soft skin’ is a research project developed by lubna alayeli, nina jotanovic, ceren temel, and farah alayeli from the institute for advanced architecture of catalonia. the work investigates the possibilities of using air inflation in architecture as an active response to changing environmental parameters. the ‘skin’ is composed of a specially developed composite made of thin layers of flexible silicone and elastic fabric.

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‘soft skin’ prototype

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