Monday, July 27, 2009

Milestones in Biotensegrity

1948, artist Kenneth Snelson’s “floating compression” principle.
1949, Architect Buckminster Fuller develops 1st working model
1970’s, Orthopedist Stephen Leven applies tensegrity principles to human gross anatomy (biotensegrity)
2004, French orthopedist J.C. Guimberteau publishes “Promenades sous la peau”.
2007, Tom Flemons publishes, “The Geometry of Anatomy – the Bones of Tensegrity”

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