Category Archives: Panelization

ZipShape

ZipShape is a universal method used to bend board formats without profile gauges. Two boards are pinned by the 5-axis mill so that they only fit together in the desired form. http://www.designtoproduction.ch/content/view/14/44/

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different cut methods

One of the interesting things about Dukta and our research project is probably the cut method. We would like to explore different types of cut-methods on the plywood to see how this influences the flexibility. We are going to cut … Continue reading

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How we fix it

Dukta works together with “Alexander Curtius”. He is Famouse in the furniture area of buisness in Europe. The “lying Dukta chair” is actually developed by him. http://www.atelier-chantroeven.ch/index.html What we are going to explore how we can stabilize the flexible wall … Continue reading

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SFMOMA

An exhibit which I saw in San Francisco @ the Modern Museum of Art (MOMA) The Artist marked the poits where the wood goes from straight to curved. (Picture 3)

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LICHT SPIEL!

After finishing the model we realized that the panelized dukta system is not constrained to just a panel but can be explored to become a system that allows natural light to penetrate the building. By different bends and cuts we … Continue reading

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Flexible Plywood

The system I found is called “flexo-ply”. The flexible plywood with its nearly unlimited range of applications can be bent by about 10cm in radius. The concept applies to any of its available thicknesses without being cracked  or fractures. How … Continue reading

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Dukta

We are working on a flexible panelized system. We found the System “Dukta” on the Internet. So far it’s used for furniture and light weight construction materials such as sound isolation panels. http://www.dukta.com/ We’ve begun to explore the dukta sytsem … Continue reading

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