HygroShape has been awarded the Materialpreis 2022 in the category of Studies.
The jury stated:
"The digitally controlled use of wood is exciting in the is exciting in the truest sense of the word, because it
it stretches the material stress to the extreme. Wood becomes programmable by esposing the natural properties of the material the production process. A future-oriented process that will influence the design industry."
Congratulations to the project team, Dylan Wood, Laura Kiesewetter and Achim Menges.
The project description and jury statement can be found here: https://www.raumprobe.com/de/material/konzept-fuer-selbstgeformte-und-gekruemmte-holzbauteile-holz--18691-03-12954
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