Self-assembling robots – video from Harvard.
Wind-powered sculptures from Theo Jansen.
Kinetic Creatures Kits – hand crank-powered rhinos, giraffes, elephants.
Designing Paper Animations – Rob Ives’ website of paper animations and mechanisms, with downloadable projects.
Cabaret Mechanical Theatre – a collection of moving automata and a vast collection of resources on designing and building moving toys and sculpture.
Arthur Ganson – Machines and other kinetic sculpture.
Keith Newstead – Beautiful and intricate moving automata.
Dug North – Wooden mechanical sculptures.
Walter Ruffler – Resources on paper mechanics.
Tools for gear and mechanism generation:
Shape deformation alloys/polymers –