Building tensegrity models

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Josh had his students make tensegrity models from MAKE volume 6 – here’s a photo of one!

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Make a “needle tower” sculpture from dowels and elastic cord that seems to defy the laws of physics. Subscribers–read this article now in your digital edition or get MAKE 06 from the Maker store – Link.

2 thoughts on “Building tensegrity models

  1. Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, IL had a couple of these sort of sculptures.

    (They probably still do, I just haven’t been there in over a decade)

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