A Princeton civil and environmental engineering student has a vision for an environmentally sustainable building which takes adaptive architecture to the next level through the development of a shape shifting façade.

Denisa Buzatu is designing and prototyping a structure that shades the façade of a building by folding and adapting its shape in response to sunlight. She describes it as ‘electrical origami.’                 The design makes use of a seamless surface comprising eight individual triangle pieces. Along the edge of each triangle…