asteroza + cloth   6

Energy Observer is testing a new wind turbine thruster: the Oceanwings®
Oceanwings are wing sails, but soft cloth based so they can be "furled/reefed", the spar that remains is still pretty a large in area...
yacht  wing  sail  propulsion  sailing  cloth  soft 
12 days ago by asteroza
Concrete Canvas - Rapidly Deployable Infrastructure
Interesting material. I wonder if this could be used to make large diameter pipes on site, to reduce transport expenses, without needing a concrete making facility at the jobsite?
concrete  cloth  canvas  premade  prefab  shelter  tent  building  construction  architecture  survival  materials  science  research  technology  design  Delicious 
may 2011 by asteroza

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