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Thursday, 7 March 2013

Ecobuild 2013 - Plywood Prototypes

Arnold Laver Timber Merchants (our material sponsor) asked us to exhibit one of the eight 1:1 plywood prototypes we produced through means of digital fabrication at their stand at Ecobuild in London (5-7th March 2013)

The team consisting of Maria Damoutzidou, Susanne Stavseng and Ben Ellis write about their designs, that "using plywood as sole material, we were able to create a complex and playful threshold that relied on the behaviour of our material and user interaction to change the immediate and surrounding environments.  We achieved this by controlling the degree of flexibility at certain points throughout the structure by glue-laminating the plywood at varying thicknesses."