It's not unusual for bold Dutch design firm MVRDV to create strikingly experimental structures, after all this is the company to have given us everything from a transparent office tower to a #house shaped like the letter "Y". Now it has delivered up one of the most unique-looking libraries we have ever seen, the Tianjin Binhai Library... Continue Reading China's library of the future has an eye on design Category: Architecture Tags: Architects China MVRDV Related Articles: Striking contemporary passive house read more...

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NewsCenter.ioCFX Markets Brings In $2.2 MillionNewsCenter.ioFintech startup CFX Markets has secured $2.2 #million in financing, led by West Loop Ventures. M25 Group, Origami Capital Partners, SixThirty, and Harvard Business School Angels of Chicago also participated. CFX Markets is an open and secure read more...

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An origami-inspired prototype delivery #drone which can transport packages to hard-to-reach destinations has been invented by a PhD student in Switzerland, as Jim Drury #reports. read more...

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An origami-inspired prototype delivery #drone which can transport packages to hard-to-reach destinations has been invented by a PhD student in Switzerland, as Jim Drury #reports. read more...

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Origami Jewellery (FR), Swan sterling #silver necklace, inspired by the Japanese art of folding paper into #origami. | buy here ?? ? subscribe newsletter | Don?t miss a read more...

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The 11-year-old was talking about #yarn #bombing, the guerilla art of decorating city posts with knitted and crocheted creations. Coburn, a second-time recipient of a Neighbourhood Small Grant, is running free yarn bombing workshops on four Saturdays, starting Oct. 13. His Montessori teacher taught him origami when he was six and Coburn furthered his paper-folding skills with the help of books and YouTube read more...

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finder.com.auUnleash your inner #bonsai #gardener in the #charming adventure game Lunafinder.com.auIt is more of a virtual bonsai garden, presenting you with tiny worlds inhabited by origami creatures that you gently poke and prod at more for the sheer delight of it than to achieve any concrete end. A bird ? the Bird ? is your only guide as the god read more...

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FuturismNew Artificial Muscles Lift 1000 Times Their Own WeightFuturismIn a new paper published in the journal PNAS, scientists from MIT CSAIL and Harvard's Wyss Institute show how soft robotics can retain immense strength with the help of rigid origami skeletons. Professor Daniela Rus, CSAIL director and lead author of ...and read more...

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Two Iranian cities of Tehran and Kashan will be playing host to a Japanese #cultural festival, which will open today at Tehran's Arasbaran Cultural Center. Performing Japanese folk music concerts and the Japanese tea ceremony and holding origami workshops are some of the programs arranged for the festival, the Embassy of Japan, the main organizer of the event, announced on read more...

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Two Iranian cities of Tehran and Kashan will be playing host to a Japanese #cultural festival, which will open today at Tehran's Arasbaran Cultural Center. Performing Japanese folk music concerts and the Japanese tea ceremony and holding origami workshops are some of the programs arranged for the festival, the Embassy of Japan, the main organizer of the event, announced on read more...

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Two Iranian cities of Tehran and Kashan will be playing host to a Japanese #cultural festival, which will open today at Tehran's Arasbaran Cultural Center. Performing Japanese folk music concerts and the Japanese tea ceremony and holding origami workshops are some of the programs arranged for the festival, the Embassy of Japan, the main organizer of the event, announced on read more...

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Two Iranian cities of Tehran and Kashan will be playing host to a Japanese #cultural festival, which will open today at Tehran's Arasbaran Cultural Center. Performing Japanese folk music concerts and the Japanese tea ceremony and holding origami workshops are some of the programs arranged for the festival, the Embassy of Japan, the main organizer of the event, announced on read more...

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The NationalArtificial #muscles set to create #robots with super powersThe National"It's like giving these robots superpowers," said the senior author Daniela Rus, a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the organisation from which the robotics pioneer Boston ...Soft robot muscles with origami skeletons can lift 1000 times their own weightThe VergeInspired by origami, scientists build artificial muscle that lifts 1000 times its own weightLos Angeles TimesArtificial muscles give soft robots superpowers - Wyss read more...

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WTMJ (#press #release) (blog)These Origami-Inspired 'Muscles' Can Lift 1000 Times Their Own WeightWTMJ (press release) (blog)But the super-strong muscles have some shortcomings. The Verge points out the inner structure #can't be changed, which means the way they move is basically permanent. Still, many origami patterns fold in multiple ways, enabling a range of motion read more...

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SwiftNaryScientists Built a Sturdy Origami Robot Muscles with Huge Capability of Lifting 1000 Times Their Own WeightSwiftNaryA team of scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University has just developed a unique variety of artificial #muscles inspired by #origami art, which can lift up to 1000 #times their own weight and still being enough ...and read more...

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Asahi ShimbunStudents #star in origami crane #video for Nobel prizewinnersAsahi ShimbunHiroshima Jogakuin University in the city's Higashi Ward was asked by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons to make the video for ICAN's Facebook page, and six female #students honored the request on Dec. 5. The group participating in ...and read more...

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My Modern MetPaper Artist Creates Elaborate Origami Crane Every Day for 1000 Days and CountingMy Modern MetEvery #origami #crane is a translation of Marianciuc's daily feelings, experiences, and memories. One particular flower-covered crane captures scenes from childhood. ?It smells like the family picnics we used to go on almost yearly in May, in the read more...

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Scientists "paint" the world's smallest Mona Lisa on the world's largest DNA canvasNational Science Foundation (press release)Scientists "paint" the world's smallest Mona Lisa on the world's largest DNA canvas. December 6, 2017. Mona Lisa. In 2006, researchers developed a method to fold a long strand of DNA into a prescribed shape. The technique, dubbed DNA origami ...and read more...

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Brinkwire (#press release)DNA origami #surpasses important thresholdsBrinkwire (press release)Viruses encapsulate their genetic material in a shell comprising a series of #identical protein building blocks. The hepatitis B virus capsule, for example, comprises 180 identical subunits, a typical case of ?prefabricated? construction deployed read more...

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InfosurhoyDNA origami #surpasses #important thresholdsInfosurhoyViruses encapsulate their genetic material in a shell comprising a series of #identical protein building blocks. The hepatitis B virus capsule, for example, comprises 180 identical subunits, a typical case of ?prefabricated? construction deployed ...and read more...

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