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SELF-ASSEMBLY LAB: EXPERIMENTS IN PROGRAMMING MATTER. Skylar Tibbits. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, New York, 2016. Copyright 2017. 204 pp. with 502 ills. (90 col.). 25 x 19 cm. LC 2015-40247 ISBN 9781138910065 In English.
Hardcover edition also available; see Worldwide 169986. Publisher's description: What if structures could build themselves or adapt to fluctuating environments? Skylar Tibbits, Director of the Self-Assembly Lab in the Department of Architecture at MIT, Cambridge, MA, crosses the boundaries between architecture, biology, materials science and the arts, to envision a world where material components can self-assemble to provide adapting structures and optimized fabrication solutions. The book examines the three main ingredients for self-assembly, includes interviews with practitioners involved in the work and presents research projects related to these topics to provide a complete first look at exciting future technologies in construction and self-transforming material products.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-2000 — Architecture, Several Media
Plans: 73,55
Worldwide Number: 169987
Paperbound $54.95    

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