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inflatables

11/21/09

50×50 Foot Pillow, used as a medical pavilion at the Rolling Stones free concert at Altamont in 1969

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this monday’s assignment for “how to make almost anything” class is about composites. we are to work with compression vs. tension. resins and fibers.
aiming to work with natural materials found in situ, trying to achieve the right balance and minimizing material while maximizing space is the plus ultra.
so inflatables seemed like an ideal candidate for the structure where to build upon.
in researching about them my partner in crime came upon this awesome manual, the inflatocookbook, by the antfarm

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