School of Architecture, CUHK

Craft: The Reset

Date & Time

16.09.2018 19.02.2019

10:00 - 20:00 (Friday and Saturday until 21:30)


Design Society Main Gallery, Sea World Culture and Arts Center, Shenzhen

Prof. Kristof Crolla and MArch 2 student Celia Yeh showcase their research projects on bending-active structures in Craft: The Reset (preview), an exhibition focusing on different ways that crafts are applied in contemporary design. Both installations are digitally generated: Crolla’s Bending Rules is a continuation of his research on bending-active structures to illustrate future architectural design directions, whereas Yeh’s Windsor House Climbing Wall investigates the possibility of adding light-weight bending-active material systems onto multi-level vertical surfaces and the aesthetic opportunities of introducing singularities into the structure’s topology.

Craft: The Reset is the second major exhibition of Design Society in Shenzhen. It features more than 100 large-scale works that explore craft not only as a technique but also as a creative impulse for future innovation, reinvigorating craft as an interface to engage with larger themes in contemporary society.

Design research team of Bending Rules: Zion Chan, Simon Ng, Olivia Si, Sining Wang, Nichol Wong, David Yeung

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