The project consists in creating a flexible structure by interlocking books in different directions. Using weight distribution it creates a bouncing sequence that can be manipulated into different geometries.  


The initial concept was to build an interactive bookshelf. It would shift according to the weight of the books placed on it, thus creating a structure that adapts to the activities around book exchange.  The structure allows us to play with different heights, compress, extend or even twist to obtain the desired composition.


Stretching the structure in different directions we discovered that the pattern could be extended in curves and create structural elements with its movement. The first experiments apply the same sequence with different book sizes and interlocking systems to determine which scale the element could be used in. We are focusing on the variety of configuration the prototype could evolve into knowing it could be applied to shifting structural elements or moving furniture units within the shop.


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