Archinect - News 2014-07-25T11:08:34-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/75825120/light-perception-manipulation-the-future-of-architecture Light Perception Manipulation: The Future of Architecture Cameron Picardi 2013-06-25T14:33:00-04:00 >2013-08-14T20:55:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cu/cuke2jjppx79m9xl.jpg" width="390" height="594" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"Turrell has continued to develop a series of works that address architecture and the space of the viewer. As part of his evolving practice, he has utilized architectural interventions, created immersive environments, designed and erected autonomous outdoor spaces, and continues to build structures within Roden Crater-an extinct volcano in Arizona."</p></em><br /><br /><p> As the world is transitioning to a more sustainable lifestyle the implications of such a shift have already permeated the architecture &amp; design realm. From the Starbucks prototype-cafe in Tukwilla, Washington, to the establishment of Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, it is evident that a change towards ecologically friendly construction &amp; design is upon us. The future of net zero energy and waste is now rapidly approaching.&nbsp; By the advent of human determination and perseverance it is highly likely that functioning at net zero energy and waste will be the norm in the future. This design ideal may very well be the quotidian for Gen-Y's descendants, but what will the future hold for their grandchildren? Without relying on clairvoyance abilities, one can posit that the future of design may rely heavily on perception manipulation. With inspiration from world-renowned artist, James Turrell, the distant future of design may utilize light &amp; perception illusion to bring spaces to life.</p> <p> James Tur...</p>