Category Archives: Self-assembly lab

Self-forming structures made with 3D printing at Nervous System

The Nervous System studio was founded in 2007. Since then their exploration of generative design, often drawing on 3D printing technology, has made the work of founders Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg a regular appearance on this site. Projects from the Somerville, Massachusetts studio include the 4D printing Kinematics system and working with New Balance […]

How MIT’s ultimate origami algorithm is unlocking the potential of 3D printers

Two new pieces of research into 3D structures could have novel applications in 3D printing.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers Erik Demaine and Jason Ku …