arthur sacek constructs autonomous paper plane machine from only LEGO
all images courtesy of elevation digital media
aerospace and electronics company arrow partnered with elevation digital media and brazilian LEGO robotics builder arthur sacek to create an autonomous paper plane contraption. revealed as a commercial, the project was made to express arrow’s forward-thinking ideology.
with a background in industrial design, sacek’s machine was built from scratch over the course of a month and only used LEGO parts. ’I loved the challenge, because when you have this kind of machine, you can know thing to change other kinds of challenges,’ explains sacek. ‘we need to solve problems, since we have a lot of problems everywhere.’ check out the behind the scenes video below
the apparatus covers a whole tablethe paper is fed through using rubber wheels the folds are made by hydraulic LEGO panels