Christoph Kaltenbrunner

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Workshop

TENSEGRITY – THE MAGICAL WORLD OF FORCES

Technisches Museum Wien

28.9.–1.10.2018

Humans have long tried to unravel the mystery of how the world’s held together by forces – a phenomenon that’s strikingly illustrated at the Technical Museum. In 1949, Kenneth Snelson developed the tensegrity structure in cooperation with Buckminster Fuller. It involves rods or struts held in balance, though they don’t touch and are held together by pure tension. As part of the hop-on workshop which reflects a dynamic and democratic process of teaching and learning, visitors will be invited to make their own tensegrity structures under the guidance of educators from the University of Applied Arts Vienna. In cooperation with the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Institute of Design, Architecture and Environment for Art Education.