volume 71, issue 292, P63-69 2020
DOI: 10.33586/hya.2019.2882
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Abstract: The generation of 3D surfaces based on curved foldings is a time and cost-efficient process, avoiding the use of moulds. In this paper we demonstrate that by using the mechanical behaviour of materials and folding kinematics we can expand the possibilities of this fabrication technique. Parametric Design is combined with simplified structural analyses of finite element models in order to develop a robust form-finding process and optimise geometries. A non-linear finite element model simulating the step-by-step…

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