Solos

Solos: SmartWrap


Designed by the Philadelphia-based Kieran Timberlake Associates LLP, Smartwrap is a concept for a customizable building material that incorporates emerging technologies in heating, lighting, and solar energy in a building’s façade.
Solos, Smartwrap, materials, Architecture, Kieran Timberlake, building materials, Installations, Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden

Solos: FutureShack


In the second installment of the Solos exhibition series, Cooper-Hewitt presents Australian architect Sean Godsell’s architectural prototype FutureShack, a low-cost, mobile housing project which addresses the shelter needs of refugees and displaced or homeless persons around the world.
Solos, FutureShack, Sean Godsell, exhibitions, prototypes, Architecture, mobile housing, shelter

Solos: New Design from Israel


Solos: New Design from Israel is the third installment in Cooper-Hewitt’s Solos series and the first museum exhibition of contemporary Israeli design in the United States. 
Solos, New Design from Israel, exhibitions, Israel, product design, furniture design, decorative arts, prototypes

Solos: Matali Crasset


In the fourth installment of the Solos exhibition series, Cooper-Hewitt presents an interactive light and sound installation by the celebrated French industrial designer, Matali Crasset. Crasset’s work explores residential and urban rituals and the domestication of technology, comprising industrial design products, graphics, theater sets, wallpaper, and furniture.
Solos, Matali Crasset, exhibitions, Installations, interactive, light installation, sound installation, Industrial Design, graphic design, theater, wallpaper, furniture, rituals, technology

Solos: Tulou/Affordable Housing for China


In the fifth installment of the Solos series, the museum will present Tulou, a prototype for affordable housing being built in the city of Guangzhou by the Chinese architectural practice Urbanus. The Tulou project incorporates 245 apartment units, a dormitory, a small hotel, shops, a gymnasium, a library, and various communal and public spaces. 
Tulou, Guangzhou, China, Urbanus, exhibitions, Solos, Architecture, affordable housing
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