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HI-TECH - 25/11 14:38 CET

Shapeshifting houses and inflatable incubators for humanitarian use

Shapeshifting houses and inflatable incubators for humanitarian use

Buildings are traditionally rigid and stationary. But in the future, those made with a Shape Memory Polymer could change form and expand with changes in temperature. Researchers at Barcelona’s Institute of Advanced Architecture have laid the foundations with an origami prototype building that bends and twists at high temperatures…