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The Museum of Vancouver’s final installment of “This is Not an Architectural Speaker’s Series”, MASH Notes, kicked off last night. Architect Michael Green and the creative team behind Tangible Interaction were on hand to both demonstrate and discuss their multi-site installation.

I was lucky to have attended TEDxVancouver last winter where Michael gave a talk on sustainable housing.

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[Michael Green, Andy Meakin, Alex Beim]

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A light and sound table interactive exhibit at the museum asks Vancouverites to talk about what they love, hate, and everything in between when it comes down to architecture and design in our city.

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There are three interactive kiosks in the downtown core whose results are reflected back to the museum’s installation: SFU Woodwards Atrium, Yaletown Roundhouse Community Centre, and in the 700 block of Granville Street.

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The MASH NOTES installation was designed by Tangible Interaction, a technology and interactive firm with an international client list, and recognized recently for their work during the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games.

Tangible’s Creative Director Alex Beim talked about how MASH Notes was designed to surprise and create a fun and engaging conversation in the city.

“We’re really interested in creating experiences that deliver moments of excitement or pleasure, and that use technology to connect people in new ways.”

MOV worked with architect Michael Green on all three installments of the “This is Not An Architectural Series.” Green presented a wrap up lecture on the importance of having broad conversations about architecture and design.

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One of the first of its kind worldwide, Vancouver-based Tangible Interaction Design creates full-on sensory experiences that people can interact with in the everyday world. Using leading-edge digital technologies, Tangible transforms ordinary spaces such as concert venues and clubs into inspiring interactive environments where people walk through, explore with their hands, or simply stand back and watch in amazement.

In addition to multiple installations created for the 2010 Olympic Games, they’re also the team behind the interactive Zygote Balls for the Blue Man Group.

For more information about the installation, visit the Mashnotes website or Twitter page.

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