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Buro Happold + Hoberman
Spotlight
Introducing Tessellate™ by ABI & Zahner
October 2010
ABI has retooled its line of adaptive systems, now called Intelligent Surfaces, including both updated and newly developed systems that are being implemented in two new projects.
The newest addition to our Intelligent Surfaces catalog is the Tessellate™ surface, an architectural metal surface that continually changes its pattern and opacity, combining refined detailing, design customization and adaptive performance benefits.
Developed by ABI, Tessellate™ surfaces are delivered in partnership with A. Zahner Co.
News
Chuck Hoberman delivers keynote at Advancements in Architectural Geometry conference
September 27-28th; Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
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Patterns magazine explores daily life inside adaptive buildings
Autumn/Winter 2011
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Chuck Hoberman lectures at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
April 2, 2012, 6:00pm; EMPAC Theater, Troy, NY
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Chuck Hoberman gives keynote address at IQPC’s Façades Design & Delivery Conference
January 24, 2012, 8:30am; Sentry Center, New York City
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Leaf Review profiles ABI and others paving the way in environmentally responsive building façades
September, 2011
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ABI installed an adaptive conference room wall within the largest science museum in the Baltics
October 13, 2011
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Blueprint Magazine article discusses ABI founder Chuck Hoberman's move into adaptive architecture
March 23, 2011
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