Ultra Low Res Studio
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Historical Indices

Historical Indices

Architectural Data Visualization

 

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Ryan McKenna commissioned ULR to develop a permanent installation for his new Northwest Mutual branch office located in the South Hills of Pittsburgh. McKenna wanted a data-activated piece that would act as the centerpiece of the two-story lobby and relay information relevant to Northwest Mutual and their clients.

 
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Each morning, the custom software pulls down the previous day's stock index and regional real estate numbers. The visualization program uses this data to create live, dynamically-drawn visuals that sit on the line between abstraction and legibility. Content is then projection-mapped onto the bespoke wood and MDF projection surface, fabricated by Standard & Custom

 
 Early paper and software sketches.

Early paper and software sketches.

 
 Detail of projection surface.

Detail of projection surface.