Augmented Reality in Weaponized Architecture.
Using AR to make hybrid architecture books

Brief presentation of Augmented Reality interaction featured in the book Weaponized Architecture by Léopold Lambert.

The book is an examination of the inherent instrumentalization of architecture as a political weapon. Including expanded contents with Augmented Reality [AR] interaction, as interviews with Bryan Finoki and Raja Shehadeh as a complement of paperback edition. You can see more than twenty five images with augmented reality layers, enclosing added information, such as videos, web pages and animations.

This was rendered possible with Aurasma, an application which combines image recognition and a conceptual understanding of the 3D world, to recognize objects and images and seamlessly merge augmented reality actions into the scene.

You can start bringing the images in the book to life, download Aurasma from your App Store or the GooglePlay. Look for a channel call Weaponized Architecture —Point your mobile device at the images in the article that are tagged with a smartphone icon to access the extra features.

Weaponized Architecture. The Impossibility of inocence has been published by dpr-barcelona [2012]

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