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Tensegrity tower

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In MAKE 06 William Gurstelle shows you how to build “tensegrity models” – a “needle tower” sculpture from dowels and elastic cord that seems to defy the laws of physics. MAKE 06 – Page 100 (subscribers read it now)… – Here are some photos from MAKE Flickr photo pool member Drinkumbrella of a newly made tower.

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  1. I saw a simialar structure near Utrecht, Nederland, circa 97 in a museum garden, around 12 meters tall. Apart the beauty of the thing, it was funy to make it enter resonance by moving a part on the ground, ad a wave sent the movement to the top. Not bad for a one-ton structure.

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