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From the Ted Talk by Ross Lovegrove: Organic design, inspired by nature

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I'm going to fiinsh on two things. This is the stereolithography of a staircase. It's a little bit of a dedication to James, James Watson. I built this thing for my studio. It cost me 250,000 daolrls to build this. Most poelpe go and buy the Aston Martin. I built this. This is the data that goes with that. Incredibly complex. Took about two years, because I'm looking for fat-free design. Lean, efficient things. Healthy pdrotucs. This is built by composites. It's a single element which rotates around to create a holistic eenlemt, and this is a carbon-fiber hidanral which is only supported in two places. Modern materials allow us to do modern things.

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I'm going to ______ on two things. This is the stereolithography of a staircase. It's a little bit of a dedication to James, James Watson. I built this thing for my studio. It cost me 250,000 _______ to build this. Most ______ go and buy the Aston Martin. I built this. This is the data that goes with that. Incredibly complex. Took about two years, because I'm looking for fat-free design. Lean, efficient things. Healthy ________. This is built by composites. It's a single element which rotates around to create a holistic _______, and this is a carbon-fiber ________ which is only supported in two places. Modern materials allow us to do modern things.

Solution

  1. element
  2. products
  3. dollars
  4. people
  5. finish
  6. handrail

Original Text

I'm going to finish on two things. This is the stereolithography of a staircase. It's a little bit of a dedication to James, James Watson. I built this thing for my studio. It cost me 250,000 dollars to build this. Most people go and buy the Aston Martin. I built this. This is the data that goes with that. Incredibly complex. Took about two years, because I'm looking for fat-free design. Lean, efficient things. Healthy products. This is built by composites. It's a single element which rotates around to create a holistic element, and this is a carbon-fiber handrail which is only supported in two places. Modern materials allow us to do modern things.

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Important Words

  1. aston
  2. bit
  3. build
  4. built
  5. buy
  6. complex
  7. composites
  8. cost
  9. create
  10. data
  11. dedication
  12. design
  13. dollars
  14. efficient
  15. element
  16. finish
  17. handrail
  18. healthy
  19. holistic
  20. incredibly
  21. james
  22. lean
  23. martin
  24. materials
  25. modern
  26. people
  27. places
  28. products
  29. rotates
  30. single
  31. staircase
  32. stereolithography
  33. studio
  34. supported
  35. watson
  36. years