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Beijing Education Center

“International Education Centre” in Beijing is an spatial experience not only for learning and sports, but also for creativity and imagination as well the social interaction.

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Active House N v2.0

This project emphasizes the performative aspects of the design process. This means that the formal and functional optimization, with focus on only significant elements, mimics so called ”bionics” design principle in architecture. Under construction 2015...

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Interactive Public Sound Environment (IPSE)

Interactive Public Sound Environment (IPSE) is a site-specific performative spatial environment integrating audio-visual composition responsive to the engagement between participants. IPSE encourages participants to create their own ‘performative space’ by interacting with their fellow participants.

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Smart City

ZERO WASTE CITY, ZERO CARBON CITY through Active Urban Landscape. Active Buildings. Active Living.

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Vision for AUDI

ORTLOS has been commissioned to develop a vision for the innovative environment supporting the future car development, as well the holistic concept for the future working environment for AUDI.

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Innovation Tower

The design of the “Innovation Tower” (7 Bamboo Groves) gathers disparate programmatic, physical, and infrastructural elements from the requirements of the building and its surrounding context, and synthesizes these into a form that seamlessly integrates the building into the idiosyncrasies of its site while expressing multiple flows of movement.

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Responsive Public Space

Responsive Public Space (RPS) is a performative spatial environment integrating audio-visual composition responsive to the engagement of participants among themselves.

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City Lab

City Lab – a mixed reality-based space module – is an instrument for creative networked collaboration, designed for world-wide usage. This modular environment is flexible due to an implemented innovative technology and a novel workflow. Enriched by mobile and virtual elements a broad spectrum of spatial settings is possible.

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Roma Art

Design for European Roma Exhibition in Strasbourg. A wooden structure, a "3D line in space" based on L-System, creates the spatial setting for exhibition.

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Tarnschriften

The subject of camouflaged writings is counted to the genre of “literature disguised”. This form is characterized by the fact that is intended to distract the unsuspecting one by the title page or an envelope or the cover of a publication from the actual, controversial explosive content. With such, mostly ...

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Responsive Open Space Laboratory

ROS Laboratory @ Dom im Berg, Graz Do, 21. Juni 2012 18.00-20.00 Öffnen des Kunstlabors nach viertägiger Experimentierphase | 18.00 Gespräche von KünstlerInnen und TeilnehmerInnen mit den Gästen: Gerhard Eckel, IEM KUGRAZ I Melanie Gau, ComputerVisionLab TUWien I Werner Jauk, Institut für Musikwissenschaften KFUGraz Charlotte Pöchhacker, Artimage I Michael Sammer, ...

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Urban Eco-System

Project Urban Eco-System is focused on understanding how cities work as ecological system and how sustainable structures can increase the quality of urban life.

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Active House N

  This project emphasizes the performative aspects of the design process. This means that the formal and functional optimization, with focus on only significant elements, mimics so called ”bionics” design principle in architecture. The idea is to achieve maximum of simplicity in a very complex system of connected elements as this happens ...

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ORTLOS iPhone App released

ORTLOS first iPhone App called Gandis has been released. This is a part of this years projects focus: "Green through IT". Gandis is iPhone application which supports energy-efficient planning of buildings in a very early design phase. With the help of interactive 3D models that encourage playful experimentation GANDIS enables users to find ...

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Bags UrbanNomad

ORTLOS City Nomad „Every Day“ – bags for „Urban Nomads“ with enough place for laptop, charger, mobile phone and hand baggage. ORTLOS City Nomad „Exclusive“ - an elegant envelope for Laptops, excellent for travelling, meetings and evening receptions.

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lighThing

The Lighthing is an art piece and light object at the same time. The object is a combination of traditional craftsmanship and digital rapid-prototyped production process. Used materials are: polymer surface, aluminium, stainless steel rods, and concrete plate. It’s striking form provides various light settings for different interiors.

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iThink Reader

iThink is an intelligent e-reading platform, which not only enables the reading of e-books, but also helps in understanding those. The aim of the iThink project is to envision, design and deliver electronic reading environment which differs from “classical” readers in that it helps humans in the process of understanding ...

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Sensitive Space

“Sensitive Space” is an audio-visual environment build upon the interaction among the users. It has to be distinguished that here human-human interaction is important, and not, as we are normally used in technological environments, human-computer interaction. The space is sensitive to the behavior of the users (agents) and the events ...

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Big green splash

Main concept for office complex in Marghera is to design light ecological sustainable architecture for the formal heavy industrial area. The idea is to create “ecological craters” in the building mass, like if the surface would be penetrated by the water drops. Those interior courts provide fresh air circulation and ...

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Centre for promotion of Science

NETWORK ROOF SCAPE Network of Art, Technology and Science The ideas for the project “Centre for promotion of Science and Technology” in Belgrade (Blok 39) evolve around the networks. The design embraces the networked approach on several levels. Conceptually, the networks are inevitable for thinking and working within science, as well as ...

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Green Tower

This study for a tower building explores issues of energy-efficiency and green building for a high-riser. The central element of the building is a vertical garden, which acts as green filter providing the office spaces with fresh air and pleasant micro-climate.

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Kunsthaus Graz

cultural spheres / cultural context / why everything becomes a wrapping / a cover / a cloth / fashioning the year 2000 / representation & high aspirations

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Nursing Home for Elderly

Nursing Home for Elderly. The concept for the nursing home was to create a homely environment for the residents, which also did not require the nursing staff to walk excessive distances. Particular care has been taken to ensure that all the rooms are naturally ventilated and enjoy a good level ...

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Fitness Centre + Hotel

The scheme includes establishment of local business and town center with following features: wellness and fitness centre inclusive coffee house for about 150 guests, covered tribune for the sport area with integrated functions, medical practice, supermarket, dentist, pharmacy, hotel with 20 rooms, restaurant with 200 sits, and senior housing with ...

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ORTLOS in Second Life

Ortlos in Second Life was established to critically examine the possibilites of the ”virtual world-making”, alternative modes of production, a new design strategies and dislocated performative collaboration.

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Exhibition “Performative Networked Design” @ AFC London

11 January – 3 March , ACF London // The exhibition shows recent works by ORTLOS including interactive displays, rapid prototype models, renderings, photographs and objects. The installation “Performative Space Prototype” is an interactive simulation environment for designing and rendering models.

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inSPACEin

Within the project inSPACEin we have created an architecturally formulated information-communication environment filled with the cultural content based on the event program for the city of Graz (in this particular case), cultural capital of Europe 2003. This environment with mostly digital content can be then shipped and presented at any ...

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Nick’s Cave Trailer

Nick’s Cave is a story about mid-thirties person who decides to withdraw himself to self build virtual cave, an asylum in order to plan his revenge upon his biggest enemy: small city where he grew up and its middle-class people. But even with his 6 virtual clones (each representing one ...

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Demo House

Because of its high symmetry, the cube is a regular polytype, and has an excellent SA/V ratio. Two interlocking cubes form the DEMO HOUSE, a third cube shapes the carport. The wooden cube, the "private” part of the house, is rotated 17.5 degrees to the northwest and brings a light to the ...

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The Thing & The Wing

"The Thing and The Wing" symbolizes a state of mobility, distortion and flows, a certain mood and a programmatic openness and non-dogmatic definitions. Loose architecture made of steel and translucent polymorph surfaces and bodies temporarily captures one possible state of the flow simulation. Virtual view-lines are distorted and atmospheric effects are used ...

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