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Learn to fly! Build one of these simple kites and reach for the skies.

How to Make a Tetrahedral Kite

Learn to fly! Build one of these simple kites and reach for the skies.

A rendering for a forthcoming project by artist Tomas Saraceno involving huge kites.

AD Innovator: Tomás Saraceno

The Berlin-based artist’s interactive environments stretch the imagination to great new heights

Dezeen promotion: the Spanish Confederation of Wood, Confemadera, present a selection of projects by Spanish architects and designers that use wood creatively. Captions and the following text are from Confemadera: “The only way to be original is to return to our roots” – Antoni Gaudí. Wood is a rare sort of material that can inspire both cutting-edge

Spanish design in wood | Dezeen

Dezeen promotion: the Spanish Confederation of Wood, Confemadera, present a selection of projects by Spanish architects and designers that use wood creatively. Captions and the following text are from Confemadera: “The only way to be original is to return to our roots” – Antoni Gaudí. Wood is a rare sort of material that can inspire both cutting-edge

Alexander Graham Bell's Tetrahedral Obsession. Tomas Saraceno refers him to his project "Solar Bell" but must mention too the venezuelan artist Alejandro Otero, who placed "Delta Solar" in 1977

Alexander Graham Bell's Tetrahedral Obsession

Oobject put together a neat compilation of the famous telephone inventor's love for tetrahedrons. Scroll down to see his collection of pyramids, building towers, buildings, boats, kites and planes—all made completely out of tiny tetrahedrons. Amazing.

B-kites: Rijsbergen Vliegerfeest

Rijsbergen Vliegerfeest

Some very interesting kites at the Rijsbergse vliegerdagen. Some more pictures at picasaweb. A nice pair of Jan Van Leuwen An other one of Jan Markus & Katja Flender's Saul’s Barrage Kite...originally used as advertising scheme just before the worldwar II. During the war well known as an anti-aircraft device flown from merchant ships. Ivo van Olmen, Belgium flag -deltas (next time I hope to take a picture of the 3 colors together)

Tomás Saraceno, Solar Bell L, 2013 tubi in fibra di carbonio, fogli solari laminati, alluminio.

Tomás Saraceno, Solar Bell L, 2013 tubi in fibra di carbonio, fogli solari laminati, alluminio.

And another psychedelic kite. (www.inhabitat.com)

3D-Printed Little Shining Man Kite by Queen & Crawford

Heather and Ivan Morison have utilized 3D printing technology to create a beautiful geometric sculpture that doubles as a kite. It is comprised of over 23,000 pieces held together by 3D-printed nylon connectors. Built in conjunction with London Reading

Little Shining Man by Heather and Ivan Morison  23 December 2011

Little Shining Man by Heather and Ivan Morison | Dezeen

Little Shining Man by Heather and Ivan Morison 23 December 2011

FXFOWLE Lounge | FXCollaborative (Previously FXFOWLE Architects); Photo: Moris Moreno | Archinect

FXFOWLE Lounge | FXCollaborative | Archinect

Custom-designed by FXFOWLE Architects for the inaugural Miami Project art fair, the FXFOWLE Lounge featured a free-standing architectural pavilion housed within a well-appointed lounge and bar area. The pavilion – which paired technologically-sophisticated scripting software with simple...

Alexander Graham Bell's kites looked like bizarre UFOs

Alexander Graham Bell's kites looked like bizarre UFOs

Alexander Graham Bell's kites looked like bizarre UFOs

Swirls of Liberated Words Become Dancing Sculptures - My Modern Metropolis

Swirls of Liberated Words Become Dancing Sculptures

Ebon Heath is a talented wordsmith, but not by the typical definition. The master of words creates laser-cut sculptures that bring life to letters that

alexander graham bell cygnet kite

alexander graham bell cygnet kite

Gramazio Kohler Research

ETH Zurich - Architecture und Digital Fabrication

Cubic Kite Flying Sculpture Shining Man

GPI Design

Cubic Kite Flying Sculpture Shining Man

Little Shining Man by Heather and Ivan Morison

Little Shining Man by Heather and Ivan Morison | Dezeen

Little Shining Man by Heather and Ivan Morison

Photography by Camilo Brau, © Studio Tomás Saraceno 2013

STUDIO TOMÁS SARACENO

Photography by Camilo Brau, © Studio Tomás Saraceno 2013