Curved Crease Paper Pavilion No-2

Duks Koschitz, Phd,  Prof in Design & Technology, (Principal Investigator)
Angie Kim (Research Assistants)

Sponsoring Agency: I.D.C. Grant
Amount awarded/project allocation: $100,000/$15,000
Year / duration: 2020
Type of research: Design Research in Curved Folding


Double shell made of vulcanized paper with rivets and bolts

Given the problem of cylinder reflection used with elastica curves, which kind of double layered shell can be designed and constructed. This student-built pavilion can span 10′ and is made of three subassemblies.

Cylinder reflection diagram
Early model of volumetric configuration










Diagram of assembly system and single subassembly