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Morphable Structures

Jan 20, 2019No Comments

Jammed pseudo-solid materials Jamming is a phenomenon that allows certain complex fluids to behave like solids when their density increases. Granular materials, like sand or coal, are considered complex fluids. They can attain a jammed

Shavings

Jan 13, 2019No Comments

Pressed sawdust furniture Sawdust and other types of sawmill residues are typically treated as undesirable by-products of the timber industry and are often incinerated or dumped in landfills. Although there are many formats of engineered

Spring Wood

Dec 30, 2018No Comments

Flexible incised solid wood Spring Wood makes use of strategically located cuts to impart solid wood with flexibility. Modern techniques to bend wood, used to create bent plywood furniture, include steaming and lamination. In LaRo

Transparent Armor

Dec 23, 2018No Comments

Ultrahard spinel glazing material Spinel, or magnesium aluminate, is a durable ceramic material found in some of the world’s most renowned gemstones—such as rubies in the British and French Crown Jewels. Spinel occurs naturally in

Colorspaces

Dec 16, 2018No Comments

Robotically crafted murals Colorspaces are robotically crafted drawing installations devised and fabricated by Berlin-based Sonice Development. An autonomous machine with the capacity to move on vertical surfaces applies paint to a designated area using a