An architecture student at the Architectural Association in London, Daniel Piker experiments with paper folding to create self-supporting structures in 3 dimensions. To discover.

Discover below the video "Deployable / Transformable Structures" with certain models developed by Daniel Piker:

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For more information on the structural folds, visit the blog of Daniel Piker "Space Symmetry Structure".

For more photos of his experiments, please visit his Flickr space "Folding Patterns".

In the same spirit and to find a concrete application of this kind of research, you can discover our recent article "Swiss Folds" dedicated to deaconesses temporary chapel of Saint-Loup. A collaboration between researchers and architects, the structure of this place of worship is based in fact directly from the art of origami. To read more is here.

Source: Today and Tomorrow

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