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Skylar Tibbits is the founder and codirector of the Self-Assembly Lab at MIT and assistant professor of design research in the department of architecture. He is the author of the books Self-Assembly Lab: Experiments in Programming Matter and Active Matter.

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A very cool new video: A brief introduction to 4D printing

December 19, 2013

It’s not often that you see a designer throw their creation on the ground and break it to smithereens. But that’s exactly what TED Fellow Skylar Tibbits does in the video above. Why? Because he works in the Self-Assembly Lab at MIT. When the pieces break apart, they quickly re-assemble themselves, as if the film […]

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