Ten Fold Engineering’s Unfolding Building Prototype — 5 Comments

  1. It looks like you would need to put the bathroom and kitchen all along one long wall if used as a home. Also, I’d add a protective cover over the armature to keep from jamming the unfolding mechanism. I’m picturing a rolled up tent flap attached with an industrial velcro.

      • Emergency response is a great idea. Having worked in international development for some time, I’ve seen firsthand how difficult it can be to access suitable office space – let alone in the midst of an emergency where infrastructure may have been decimated.

        • Most NGOs would choose simpler, less expensive portable buildings. Most couldn’t afford fancy retractable buildings. I think this is primarily a niche market.

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