One of the highlights of Expo 2000 in Hanover is the Knowledge, Information, Communication section in The Thematic Area. In a darkened room are 72 robot eggs moving around, each with moving projections lighting up its white shell. In three sizes, ranging from 1m to 3m tall, they move in swarms around the vistors, taking orders from the largest in the pack. This network of object works was designed by French architect Jean Nouvel, with support from the German design centre Zentrum fur Kunst – und Medientechnologie.
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