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Tensegrity on Behance

Tensegrity on Behance

Dodecahedron with Icosahedron Suspended Inside x x brass and aluminum tubing and steel wire 2008

n a recent description of the Alexander technique, the author of a Seattle blog outlines something she learned from AT teacher Jeanne Barrett: that we are more than just a series of isolated parts. As a model for this concept, Jeanne used a tensegrity structure, a term coined by Buckminster Fuller and one which is familiar to most of us as a children’s toy: short wooden rods held suspended by a series of elastic bands. You can squeeze the form and compress it, but when you let go it springs…

n a recent description of the Alexander technique, the author of a Seattle blog outlines something she learned from AT teacher Jeanne Barrett: that we are more than just a series of isolated parts. As a model for this concept, Jeanne used a tensegrity structure, a term coined by Buckminster Fuller and one which is familiar to most of us as a children’s toy: short wooden rods held suspended by a series of elastic bands. You can squeeze the form and compress it, but when you let go it springs…

3 x 3 strut module Tensegrity tower by Marcelo Pars.

3 x 3 strut module Tensegrity tower by Marcelo Pars.