Modern buildings with floor-to-ceiling windows give spectacular views, but they require a lot of energy to cool. Doris Kim Sung works with thermo-bimetals, smart materials that act more like human skin, dynamically and responsively, and can shade a room from sun and self-ventilate.
What Happens When Algorithms Design a Concert Hall? The Stunning Elbphilharmonie | Herzog and De Meuron designed the main concert hall of Hamburg's recently opened Elbphilharmonie with the help of algorithms. | Credit: Iwan Baan | From Wired.com