Artificial muscles

Discovering potentials for developing closer-to-life artifical limbs for the medical industry as it is inspired from the incredibly flexible contraction abilities of the spider’s web  reminds me of an entirely different architectural “artifical muscle” designed by Decker Yeadon:  a homeastic facade system to regulate heat gain passively for any transparent facade system.

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  1. Joe said:

    This is an interesting application of dielectric polymers. Very similar in concept as the research project me and Dan are working on involving nitinol (Nickle Titatium alloy) wires.

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