This is the difference between a traditional crimp using a 100 ton press versus using implosive type crimps.
These are from the Massachusetts-based Jin Choi and Thomas Shine who received the 2010 Boston Society of Architects Unbuilt Architecture Award for their “Land of Giants” project. The pylon-figures can be configured to respond to their environment with appropriate gestures. As the carried electrical lines ascend a hill, the pylon-figures change posture, imitating a climbing person.
Not sure if these were ever built. Anyone know where they may be?
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