By: F.A.T LAB & SY-LAB, 2012
Material: Polyamide (Nylon)
Technology: Laser Sintering
Manufactured by: Materialise
The Free Universal Construction Kit is a matrix of nearly 80 adapter bricks that enable complete interoperability between ten popular children’s construction toys. This opens up otherwise closed systems and provides more creative opportunities for kids.
The Free Art and Technology (F.A.T.) Lab is an arts collective dedicated to enriching the public domain through the research and development of creative technologies and media, often at the intersection of open source and popular culture. Artist-engineer Golan Levin has released works through F.A.T. since 2010.
Synaptic Lab, founded and directed by Shawn Sims, is a research and design group dedicated to the creation of new technologies [ and/for/with ] form. Sims is a graduate of the CMU Computational Design Lab, from which he received a Master’s in Tangible Interaction Design.