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These enticing images were produced by Judit Kimpian at the Royal College of Art as part of a research project into the means by which historical obstacles to inflatable architecture can be superseded by the technological and social transformations of the digital age. The portable auditorium 'demonstrates the remarkable affinity between the algorithmic 3D design environment of the computer and the curved and animated forms of the pneu'. It uses 'pneumatic muscles' to respond to a variety ...

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