How a Flat Sheet of Aluminum Becomes Sustainable 3D Furniture

The secret to strong, sustainable and easy to store furniture is curved-crease folding. The School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape at the University of Calgary is using that technique to furnish revitalized gathering spaces in downtown Calgary.

Videography by Haley Martin

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See the furniture in action every weekend through October 2022 at Lot 6 near 4th Avenue and 8th Street S.W. in downtown Calgary
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