Alex B forwarded this video of efforts to explore self-assembly in architecture from MIT. There are some pretty interesting projects here and a valuable sense of how the research is ongoing, open-ended, and experimental. Check out the video here.
Here is an article about skeletal structures of various species and how their forms align closely with performance. This is from the New York Times.
The following is the review order for Wednesday, September 26. I’ve tried to organize these according topic, so there is a loose grouping logic. Those of you going in the first four, please be sure to have your work pinned
Just saw this project on sucker punch that examines iguana respiration to develop a porous, breathable skin. Full article is here.