Glenda Amayo Caldwell and Marcus Foth

DIY / DIWO Media Architecture: The InstaBooth

1Introduction

Architecture has embedded media into its surfaces for centuries where classic examples include hieroglyphics in Egyptian temples, stained glass windows in Gothic cathedrals, large murals such as the Sistine Chapel, and Baroque church facades. Building surfaces have been used to depict religious stories or information to city inhabitants however rarely has there been an opportunity for the citizens to create their own media on architectural surfaces. Technology has been argued to provide the means through which more people can gain control over their environment and contribute further to the information that can be accessed or displayed on or through ...

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