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FOLDING DOOR

Door Design

Academic Work|2019|Los Angeles, USA

Team: Housheng Wang, Liu Qiao, Yunfei Cao

Instructor: Dwayne Oyler

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Model Photo

Physical Model Video

The way that the Folding Door move is inspired by a method of paper folding called reversed folded. The subdivision of the surface allows the door to be opened and closed by the motion of folding.

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In Motion Photo

The main structure of the door is made with 3/8 inches baltic birch plywood and be connected with copper hinges. The door is fixed with a steel bolt, goes through a bearing and held on the wall with hex nut. The walnut veneer on the door hides the hinges to keep the cleanness of the finished surface.
 

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Detail Photo

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Axonmetric Skeletal Breakdown

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Detail Breakdown

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Elevations and Movement

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