Thursday, February 25, 2010

Actuated Tensegrity Module

In my thesis work, I am developing a complete actuated building enclousre. The screenshots above shows the current version, developed entirely in grasshopper. An actuated class one tensegrity structure is sandwhiched between two layers of actuated canvas screens, which unroll based on the position of the sun. The outermost layer is a canvas mullion system designed to protect the actuated componets within. More image to come....