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Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science, 2022, 5(7); doi: 10.25236/AJETS.2022.050705.

Smart Moveability of Architecture


Yanxiang Yang

Corresponding Author:
Yanxiang Yang

Melbourne School Design (MSD), University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia


Regarding architecture as living creatures, the paper discuss how architecture can also develop its intelligence in terms of mobility or movability and the relations with the function from the point of dynamic systems. Cities of future tends to develop with multiplicity and complexity. Building, as the main component for city, needs to adapt a dynamic environmental change in the future. Elizabeth Diller states “We think of architecture as starting dumb and inert but averaging a better IQ with integrated computing systems that control new behaviours.” during his conversation with Cynthia Davidson. Taking the Culture Shed Project as an example, and mobility allows us to commandeer an adjacent site for temporary use sometimes. Our life in the future tends to become more random and flexible. Even more architectures should be temporary to satisfy transitory needs of space. Thus, Movability is more likely to improve interaction between people and space. There is much potential to develop both Mobile architecture and Mobility in architecture.


Moveability, Mobitecture, Mobility in Architecture, Dynamic System, Temporarity

Cite This Paper

Yanxiang Yang. Smart Moveability of Architecture. Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science (2022) Vol. 5, Issue 7: 23-32. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJETS.2022.050705.


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