LIGHTNESS: THE INEVITABLE RENAISSANCE OF MINIMUM ENERGY STRUCTURES by Adriaan Beukers and Ed van Hinte
010 Publishers, 1998 First edition, 191 pp., 6 3/4" X 9" Softcover
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Lightness deals with smart combinations of fibers and plastics--with creating efficient shapes and freezing textiles―using examples found in industrial design, architecture, bridge constructions, sports equipment and vehicle technology. Among them are a small airplane, a cooling trailer, a bicycle and even a flexible beer container.