It seems generally accepted that the built environment, as we know it, tends towards static situations. However, “Nature”,as probably the most remarkable source of inspiration, consists of dynamic components so that it continuously maintains its resilience upon any external destructive forces.
Towards creation of more dynamic situations for the built environment, performative materials could play a crucial role. Such substances suggest the functioning of the whole, emerging from the performance of their components and the behavior they display.
As the major outcome of the Performative Materials Workshop (2017), Ferroperformative is a project shedding light on the potentials of the ferromagnetic materials to carry them to the setting of the living spaces. As a result, a spatial interaction scenario was developed based on the way ferrofluids can flow inside transparent surfaces, making a space adaptable in response to environmental forces (like sunbeams), or spatial conditions (like visual disconnections with nearby areas).
Advisors : Shima Roshanzamir . Pouyan Bizeh . Mahdi Najafi
Assistant : Sima Sarkar
Design and Research Team : Zahra Babaei . Fahimeh Touran Poshti . Amirali Razzaghipour