“This architectural principle-known as tensegrity-has been the focus of artists and architects for many years, but it also exists throughout nature.”
“Update: Comment of the day, in the related BB comments thread, by "tensegrity":”
“This specific type of body configuration is called '' tensegrity '', use bone as compression member and ligament as tension cable.”
“TimToady recently posted about snippiness and 'tensegrity', so I'm not John M. Dlugosz wrote:”
“The word 'tensegrity' is an invention: a contraction of 'tensional integrity.”
“The bridge is a multiple-mast, cable-stay structure based on principles of tensegrity, an architectural and engineering system in which the structural integrity is a synergy between balanced tension and compression components.”
“Brisbane, Australia unveiled the world's largest tensegrity bridge, an LED powered haven for the city's pedestrians and cyclists.”
“At the axis of the wheel, suspended in a spoked tensegrity structure, is the atomic powered ion/plasma rocket engine and e/m field generator.”
“Designed for the Swiss Expo in 2002, its lightweight tensegrity structure suspended the platform and metal construction over the Lake Neuchatel, while 31400 high-pressure jets created a perpetual artificial cloud.”
“Bruce was once an engineer at The North Face, the outdoor equipment company whose tents utilized Fuller's principle of tensegrity.”
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R Buckminster Fuller created and coined so many terms and ideas that it certainly warrants a list here.
As RBF said "Dare to be naive."
Bucky would probably say "buck the ...
This is a mix of new words I've read studying for the GRE verbal and words I use normally. I also check back on these words if I don't use them often enough.
Buckminster Fuller's neologisms. (http://wordie.org/lists/11250 exists but is empty.)
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