Monthly Archives August 2019

The Fold – Sensible, Sensuous, Sustainable

Dear reader, if you’ve dipped into these blogs now and then, you might have gained a sense of how folding intersects with both the pedestrian and the aesthetic. Folding is a process, a practice, a phenomenon that is both physical and meta-physical, practical and playful, structured and improvisational. Folding is an amazing technical feat that transforms one dimension into three. When two flat planes fold together, the human imagination knows no bounds.     Today, architects envision ways to use folding designs to help solve two critical, interrelated problems: waste management and emergency housing.  Since 2001, China purchased up to
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