Build a Tensegrity Tower
Materials Fee $5
Day/Time: Saturday and Sunday 10:00 AM
Location: Fiesta Hall WorkshopOne look at a tensegrity tower is enought to start anybody thinking "how does this thing stand up?" The next thought is usually, "how can I build one myself?" In this session we'll learn how to make a tensegrity tower from dowels and elastic cord. We'll break up in small groups of people to do this project. Material costs are about $4 dollars/tower.
This is an open workshop that will start roughly on the hour each hour.
Related site: http://www.williamgurstelle.com/
William Gurstelle is a member of Make Magazine's Technical Advisory Board and a frequent contributor to the magazine. He's also the author of Backyard Ballistics and Notes from the Technology Underground.