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Self-Repairing Matrices

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Self-Repairing and Sensing Matrices The fact that structural damage can go undetected in many materials means that some products are often over-engineered. However, substances that

Infinite-D

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Anisotropic textured surface Neri Oxman visualizes, analyzes and reconstructs 2D natural micro-structural tissues into 3D macro-scale prototypes by computing hypothetical physical responses. She uses a

Pulp-Based Computing

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Paper electronics Pulp-Based Computing is a fabrication technique for creating paper composites, which can function as sensors, actuators and circuit boards while retaining the physical

Raycounting

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Light-mapped structural surfaces Raycounting is a method for generating form by registering the intensity and orientation of light rays. 3D surfaces of double curvature are

Fractal Table

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Rapid-prototyped fractal growth table Rapid Protoyping offers designers the possibilities to explore complex forms in a direct and rapid way. CAD data is transferred directly

No-Limit Panels

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3D sheet metal panels Rubber pad–based metal forming is a technique developed by the aerospace industry. Metaalwarenfabriek Phoenix applies this technique to manufacture double curved

Kebony

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Kebonized wood based on pine, maple and beech Kebony is a high performance wood that is modified by a process called Kebonization, which is an

Kaynemaile

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Polymeric seamless mesh Kaynemaile is a seamless mesh composed of polymer rings. The advantage of the Kaynemaile process is its ability to create multiple elements

Symbiosis

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Printing with bacteria A course at the Department of Microbiology at the University of Wageningen taught Jelte van Abbema how to handle bacteria and their

Photo-Engraved Aluminum

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Aluminum panel with permanent photographic transfer The focus of Intaglio Composites is the art of photographic transfer to materials. The company has developed a new,