Philip Beesley is a Canada-based architect who has spent years blurring the lines between nature and technology. In 2008, he began work on the Hyozolic series — a collection of immersive installations that react to, and evolve with, the movements of people who pass through them. The idea, according to Beesley, is to create a "metabolic architecture," whereby manmade structures are seen not as inanimate, fixed objects, but as living, breathing entities, capable of regeneration and growth. — theverge.com
The Canadian Pavilion offers an immersive, interactive installation, an exploration in responsive architecture, a breathing, intricate lattice of living web of tens of thousands of digital sensors, in Philip Beesley's 'Hylozoic Ground.' The project stems from the concept of Hylozoism, the ancient...
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