reTessellate: Modular Dynamic Surfaces Reactive to Socio-Environmental Conditions

  • Mostafa AlaniEmail author
  • Arash Soleimani
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11587)


This paper presents the design, fabrication, and programming of a reconfigurable structure. The structure is comprised of modular, programable units, which can be stacked together, and collectively construct surfaces that shape-shifts in response to the surrounding physical and social conditions aiming at enhancing the link between occupants and the built environment.


Reconfigurable structures Embedded computation Interaction design Algorithmic thinking Form transformation Tessellations Built environment Architectural robotics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tuskegee UniversityTuskegeeUSA
  2. 2.Al-Iraqia UniversityBaghdadIraq
  3. 3.Kennesaw State UniversityMariettaUSA

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