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MIT Creates Cloud-Like Silk Pavilion With the Help of 6,500 Silkworms!

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 01, 2013 01:05 AM
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by Lori Zimmer last modified May 31, 2013


A CNC machine created a series of polygonal panels to start the pavilion. The algorithm used by the CNC machine was based on the natural spinning patterns of silkworms. Once the dome’s shape was set, an army of silkworms was set loose to add a second, biologically




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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