CFTS Research Pavilion 2016
In July 2016, the University of Queensland opened a new Centre for Future Timber Structures (CFTS). The Folded Structures Lab in collaboration with Baber Studio developed a pavilion to showcase technology developed through the Centre.
The inaugural CFTS Research Pavilion developed a new type of bending-active structures and investigated fabrication techniques for rapid assembly of long-span cantilever structures.
Project Team: Joseph Gattas, Kim Baber, Yousef Al-Qaryouti, Ting-Uei Lee, Jordan Hunter, Stephen Joseph, Ting-Uei Lee, Sophie Sachs, Jonathan Tan, Crystal Wang, Shuwei Zhang, Sam Butler, John Stafford.
Project Stats: Design time: 2 weeks. Build time: 2 weeks. Material: 9mm Grade CD structural plywood and glass-fibre reinforced polymer. Parts: 710 (454 unique).
Acknowledgements: Centre for Future Timber Structures; ARC DECRA Award #DE160100289; Music: Vanished by Richard Lacy/Marc Hoad.