30 Aug '17, 8am

Sound-absorbing materials fold into a giant origami-like meeting pod

Sound-absorbing materials fold into a giant origami-like meeting pod

“The PleatPod is the result of investigation into fashion and textile techniques to produce an enclosure that sits between architecture and a garment,” says a statement on Zilka Studio’s website. “By studying the Pleat (defined as a type of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and securing it in place, commonly used in clothing and upholstery to gather a wide piece of fabric around a circumference), we were able to merge skin, structure and form removing hierarchies between them. New fabrication and modeling technologies allowed for the translation of a garment scaled concept to become a realised space.”

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