md668 The umbrella house

Kengo Kuma used modified umbrellas to create this unique building. The umbrellas have zippers along the perimeter that, when connected, form a geodesic dome. There are even some extra “flaps” allowing for several different variations of the dome structure.

Via – UniqueDailyThe Umbrella House

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Marc de Vinck

I’m currently working full time as the Dexter F. Baker Professor of Practice in Creativity in the Masters of Engineering in Technical Entrepreneurship Program at Lehigh University. I’m also an avid product designer, kit maker, author, father, tinkerer, and member of the MAKE Technical Advisory board.

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