While the possibility of servo-motors still exists, and has already been demonstrated to work under a fairly simple control scheme, servo-motors are somewhat expensive ($8-10 each) and exhibit a great deal of mechanical noise. An alternative actuator is the solenoid. While solenoids can range in cost, I have already found a source that will sell[…]
This is a concept poster for a night time security option involving removable gates. During the daytime these gates would be lifted from their hinges and stored on a rack on the back of the module. Each doorway is equipped with two hanger tabs (featured below, right) on which the gate is hung, swung into[…]
Here is a gallery of initial design possibilities for our succulent domed roof. They range from a Ernst Haeckel inspired design framework, to various ocean current / organisms of the sea based designs.
This week was a lesson in what the term “Interdisciplinary” really means. We started this quarter with the idea that we’re forming an inter-disciplinary group of individuals from a variety of fields / expertise (Art, Marine Biology, Computer Science, Gaming, Engineering, etc..) so that we can cross-pollinate and create a diverse team of knowledge, production[…]