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Using Actuated Tensegrity Structures to Produce a Responsive Architecture

@inproceedings{Sterk2003UsingAT,
  title={Using Actuated Tensegrity Structures to Produce a Responsive Architecture},
  author={Tristan Sterk},
  year={2003}
}
The major theoretical roots of responsive architecture lie within the work of Nicholas Negroponte, and its most inspiring realization, to date, is found in the work of dECOi Architects. The work of NOX, and Diller & Scofidio provide two other built examples of responsive architectures. Each of these works is impressive within its own right. However, all of them have their shortcomings, suggesting that several possibilities for alternative visions still exist. While Negroponte’s work identifies… Expand

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