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Read here about a designer who is active in the field of researching and innovating tensegrity structures.


Val Stavrev is a founder of Helium ET, a tensile structure design and engineering boutique based in Sofia, Bulgaria. He specializes in tensile membranes, shade structures and form finding.

Tensegrity SailsEdit

Stavrev adds to the standard tensegrity model a fabric stretched between related tendons. The result is the articulation of a hyperbolic curve between the tendons.

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