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PHYSICAL MODEL

DIGITAL MODEL

PROCESS

FOLDING MODEL  / EXPERIMENT THREE

This experiment had the goal of creating structurally sound, self-supporting cantilever structures using curved folds. Four experiments were run testing different variables and vectors of curved folds: curve length, number, orientation, symmetry/ asymmetry; as well as material type and size. Based on these findings, a catalog was made which allowed for educated predictions of movement, reaction, and structural quality of paper​. ​

Juhi Parikh

Jared Snow

Andi Rubero

Christina Zhou

Final parametric variations then combined these explorations into a series of aggregate model templates using standard unit sizes and elements drawn from each individual exploration. These aggregations demonstrate the potent structural benefits produced by curved folds. ​