UV LAB is a multidisciplinary creative studio founded in 2014 on the road between Syria and France as a result of the necessity for the artistic expression of a collective of architects, designers, and artists that share the same passion.
A design lab with ecological responsibility and an open approach to experimentation.
UV LAB unites eclectic skills to continuously evolve new artistic experiences. The outcome commands a collaborative effort and combines a wide range of artistic solutions.
The studio focuses on spatial practices, digital technology, and construction science to create unique artworks, installations, and structures. With an open dialogue between traditional and contemporary building techniques, UV LAB strives to reach optimal sustainable solutions, emphasizing the evolutive structures between ecological architecture and inhabited spaces.
The outcome varies between Installations, stage design, urban/public art, and performance. The medium is fluid, transversing between the boundaries of the physical object and light. The aim is to transform inhabited spaces and how we experience them.
In 3D modeling, a surface has two directions U and V, where they make up the whole of a surface. UV Lab joins different artistic directions as it joins different artists from all over the world. U is Universal and V is Vibrations, U is South and V is North. UV LAB bridge those different disciplines and cultures to create whole experiences.
Putting the U and V of UV LAB together introduces a seed pattern.
When applying generative design methods and Islamic geometric patterns principles this seed pattern becomes the "cell unit" which is the region with a minimum motif that may be repeated to create the whole geometry.
Repeating and rotating the Cell Unit introduces the Fundamental Unit. The combined cell units that contain the fundamental unit are defined as the fundamental region.
When further repeating and rotating the fundamental region an intersection occurs between one segment and another or between the intersection of a segment and the boundaries of the fundamental region, introducing fundamental unit parameterization.
With every new metamorphosis, we notice that the new geometry is qualitatively the same as the original geometry, morphing and expanding infinitely.