Responsive Environments

Attaching the actuated and non-actuated feathers by terripeters
August 28, 2009, 3:26 pm
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feathers5Everyone helped put on the hundreds of laser cut feathers- we used two designs for the unactuated feathers: a ‘jellyfish’ design with clear and white plastic and also a white plastic pointy  ‘feather’.  For the actuated feathers we had more designs: transparent ‘jellyfish’ that seem to ‘breathe’ when actuated, an asymmetrical transparent feather with long tendrils, a symmetrical long dangly feather, and a short feather with long extensions woven into the form.  

The wiring is still being completed and then we can see the SMA feathers move!  


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