First trial of The Triboelectric Effect

First trial of The Triboelectric Effect

We have been playing with the idea of not working with piezoelectric technology but instead use the triboelectric effect. That way every time the leaves touch any other material they charge that material with energy. To test the triboelectric effect, we built a leaf...
Video Timeline Design

Video Timeline Design

The team in charge of the video got together today to plan the video storyboard. We wrote down and sketched everything that we though were relevant to explain during the video and then cut them out and organized them. We found out there are a lot of subjects we would...
Who owns the wind?

Who owns the wind?

After talking to the organization in charge of defending the La Guajira community’s interests during the growth of their involvement in Colombia’s energy generation business we read their book and came back with more questions. The organization was kind enough to send...
Video Interviews

Video Interviews

We designed a number of questions that will help us and the public understand why we are doing this project. Why we think it’s important and what we think events like the biodesign challenge are important for the improvement of our lives. We conducted the interviews...
Aesthetic Inspiration

Aesthetic Inspiration

Today we are getting inspired by trees in sci-fi and nature to decide the look of our 3D render and final sketches. Trees that have appeared in movies like Avatar, trees that were designed for different video games like Finn and Jake’s house from Adventure Time  and...
Wind Farms in La Guajira

Wind Farms in La Guajira

Today we heard from Camilo Gonzales, president of Indepaz (Institute of development and peace) a Colombian organization that accompanies initiatives of social, ethnic and youth organizations in the relationship with companies and macro projects; citizen security;...