Inflatable Resilient Structures
Arches provide structural supporttermites
The nests of termites gain structural support for chambers, ventilation shafts, and insulating cavities because arches are the main architectural element.
Flectofin hingeless louver systemInstitute of Building Structures and Structural Design
Flectofin® is a hingeless louver system that is capable of shifting its fin 90 degrees by inducing bending stresses in the spine caused by displacement of a support or change of temperature in the lamina.