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Periscope - a concept short movie


Adriaan Claerhout is one of the founders of the Belgian Metamorphic Art Studio. He just posted 'Periscope', a fascinating glimpse into a futuristic 'gravity battery' architecture.

PERISCOPE - an architecture concept movie I worked on for months, huge new learning curves but I’m happy how it turned out. Blender is truly such an amazing powerful software.

When I stumbled on difficulties or errors I had one of the best communities to help me out (thanks a lot, all of you cool blender users…) Hope you like it.

This creation explores periscope architecture as a gravity battery. By constructing below ground level, Periscope House banishes the dreary basement ambiance, creating a remarkable microclimate. The design features vertically moving mirrored walls at a perfect 45-degree angle, unveiling visual and spatial possibilities. Solar-powered servo engines raise the mirrors during the day, offering captivating views from below ground, while they gracefully descend at twilight. This eco-conscious architectural concept merges artistry, sustainability, and metamorphosis, shaping a transformative world where physical and virtual realms converge.

Below are some stills - you can see more on Blender Artists.


About the Author

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Bart Veldhuizen

I have a LONG history with Blender - I wrote some of the earliest Blender tutorials, worked for Not a Number and helped run the crowdfunding campaign that open sourced Blender (the first one on the internet!). I founded BlenderNation in 2006 and have been editing it every single day since then ;-) I also run the Blender Artists forum and I'm Head of Community at Sketchfab.

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