The Japan Times

The Japan Times

Design showcase Any Tokyo aims to impress connoisseurs

"...One example of this field is an interactive artwork by Akira Wakita, an engineer and Keio University professor. For Any Tokyo, Wakita has visualized fluid dynamics on a tatami-size surface. When you place objects on the surface, it disturbs the flow of an image on the face of the table, thus rendering an image of the air-flow around the objects, mimicking the kind of air flow that would move through a modern city..."

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Design showcase Any Tokyo aims to impress connoisseurs

"...One example of this field is an interactive artwork by Akira Wakita, an engineer and Keio University professor. For Any Tokyo, Wakita has visualized fluid dynamics on a tatami-size surface. When you place objects on the surface, it disturbs the flow of an image on the face of the table, thus rendering an image of the air-flow around the objects, mimicking the kind of air flow that would move through a modern city..."

(Click the image to enlarge)