Nov 06

Study of Jansen’s Beach Animals

2006 • Posted by Kai @ 3:14 PM


Theo Jansen has created many kind of Beach Animals. These creatures consist of walking skeletons are powered by wind, which made out of yellow electrical tubes (perhaps PVC). Most of beach animals are based on same mechanical theory, and built with different forms and sizes, some of them have wings and some have skin. Jansen wants to put these animals on the beach where they will lead their own lives. The animals were so organic and lifelike as they moved under wind power across the beach.

The motion of animal’s skeleton could be the perfect mechanism. All the skeletons are based on simple geometries, and developed leads to complex mechanism.

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