Self-shaping, deployable wood furniture

2019 - 2021 | Research Projects
University of Stuttgart - Knowledge and Technology Transfer

Institute for Computational Design and Construction (Dylan Wood, Prof. Achim Menges)

Self-shaping deployable wood furniture

Technology adaptation for insitu self-shaping of furniture and interior architecture.

Project Demonstrator:


Spin off company:

hylo tech

Media Coverage:

FAST COMPANY  -  Watch as this unbelievable wood furniture assembles itself - Look out, IKEA. This could be the future of building furniture at home.

Style Park (DE)  -  Autonomes Möbel

Stuttgarter Zeitung (DE)  -  Wie sich ein Sessel selbst aufbaut


ICD Institute for Computational Design and Construction, University of Stuttgart

D. Wood (PI), L.  Kiesewetter, Prof. A. Menges


University of Stuttgart - Internal funding for knowledge and technology transfer

HygroForm Prototype

Contact information


Institute for Computational Design and Construction

University of Stuttgart, Keplerstraße 11, 70174 Stuttgart

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