Monthly Archives: January 2014

Atmospheric River 2  

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This project explores the idea of capturing wind energy as observed in the movement of plants. Initially inspired by the lift wind energy created in birds or bird mimicking inventions like kites, it questions the idea of a turbine and searches for ways to hack into the natural oscillating mechanism of a plant for energy [...]

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AFLOAT – by El Viento

The initial idea of the project was to bring the technology closer to people. Valldaura self-sufficient lab receives visitors mostly students and other guests from around the world therefore our attempt is to first influence them, who in turn would spread this message.  The wind chime is a wind turbine integrated into a structure that [...]

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Our first idea was to create a generator of energy by wind, which does not necessarily interfere with the existing building but rather could be sued or adapted according to different needs and requirements.

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Recipe Aerodynamic Paper

The task to produce energy with wind led us to look into what materials we can use to create an efficient windmill.Research was done in recyclable materials, common use objects that end up in the garbage, broken toys and plastic bottles. But these were almost entirely made out of different kind of plastic materials and [...]

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