Alexy designed and stress tested a tensegrity aviary as his thesis at Bauhaus-universität Weimar. He has produced tensegrity lighting appliances, and a tensegrity zoo cage.

Selected Texts By Alexy

Experimentell-Rechnerische Untersuchungen an Einem Tensegrity-Modell


Experimentell-Rechnerische Untersuchungen an Einem Tensegrity-Modell by Christian Alexy
German: Die Tensegrity-Struktur im Zoo Rostock.
English summary: Animal enclosures, based on tensegrity structures, are proposed by the author.
Link: http://www.scribd.com/doc/29350739/Experimentell-Rechnerische-Untersuchungen-an-Einem-Tensegrity-Modell-by-Christian-Alexy



Links and References


Link to thesis is on this page: http://e-pub.uni-weimar.de/volltexte/2005/419/index.html
A page on tensegrity in his blog: http://www.christian-alexy.net/tensegrity-strukture.html

Portal to Architecture
A series of pages on structures in the built environment.
Concepts> Arch, Bridge, Deployable, Fabric, Floor, Frame, Responsive, Pavilion, Scaffold, Tent, Textile, Wall.
Public works> Blur Building, Burning Man, Kurilpa, La Plata, Skylon, Space exploration, Jakob Torus, U of Tokyo, Underwood, BLOB, Tension Pavilion, MOOM Pavillion
Masts > Needle Tower, Warnow, Santiago, Barcelona
Designs> Shed, AA Pavilion, House, Masts by Fagerström, Otypka
People>
Professionals: Agostini, Della Sala, Di Carlo, Fuller, Gómez Jáuregui, Howard, TC, Korkmaz, Motro, Musil, Rhode-Barbarigos, Snelson, Sterk, Tomassian
Students: Alexy, Kreze
See also Portal To Art & Design for decorative artifacts


Pages in German: