Shape Converting Responsive Hybrid Sheets

‘Morphologies and Rhythms Lilies’ by Dana Zelig is series of unique geometrical lightweight structures. The series contains a collection of 11 models made of contrasting components — cotton and responsive active material, which shrinks in water as the temperature rises. The sheet is immersed in a temperature controlled container filled with water. Temperature changes make the gel contract under the constraints imposed by the pattern, and as a result the sheet warps into a three-dimensional shape.

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