How origami is inspiring new kinds of emergency shelters

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Engineers have come up with a way of designing structures based on the ancient art of origami. The structures can be put up with by inflation, fold up flat for storage and transport, and can be made of strong, rigid materials. One hope is that these structures could be deployed in disaster zones for use as emergency shelters.

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