Media Artist and Associate Professor of Cinematic Arts
Touching Buildings – A Tangible Interface for Architecture Visualization

The process of architectural design and urban planning has been fundamentally transformed through digital media. While providing the opportunity to make the process more flexible and open to realize an extensive public participation, they also pose specific problems. Touching Buildings is a prototype for a multimodal, collaborative interface that integrates the various aspects of the planning and communication process through a platform for tangible interaction with an open communication system. This paper presents the results of a first implementation of this prototype.


Andreas Kratky, Tiffany Chen. "Touching Buildings – A Tangible Interface for Architecture Visualization." In: C. Stephanidis, M. Antona (Eds.) Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction/HCII 2013, Part I, Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS 8009. Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, Springer, 2013: 313–322


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