Self-Assembly Lab: Experiments in Programming Matter by Skylar Tibbits

By Skylar Tibbits

What if constructions may perhaps construct themselves or adapt to fluctuating environments? Skylar Tibbits, Director of the Self-Assembly Lab within the division of structure at MIT, Cambridge, MA, crosses the limits among structure, biology, fabrics technology and the humanities, to check a global the place fabric parts can self-assemble to supply adapting constructions and optimized fabrication ideas. The publication examines the 3 major materials for self-assembly, contains interviews with practitioners desirous about the paintings and provides examine initiatives with regards to those subject matters to supply a whole first examine interesting destiny applied sciences in building and self-transforming fabric products.

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