Twist Lin_ 2016
fence link prohibited and authorized zone by a simple twist of border line connective space not only for isolation, also increased space usability scenario study | ideation | 3D molding | prototyping
LAU Pui Hing
Inspired by seeing how elderly use fence as a facility of exercise and relaxing, noticed fence is to identify prohibited zone and authorized zone, protecting the two regions, not only a line of isolation.
Extend the usability of connective space can allow people â€œtake part inâ€? and enjoy the prohibited region, also reduced conflict by reducing the collapsed area of different activities in the authorized region.
keep people staying inside authorized region stop people going inside prohibited region
medium for people to enjoy both regions
ideas on merging the relaxing space into the prohibited zoom without damaging the protected area
The final direction is to redesign existing fence as for flexible installation.
aim to create a smooth twist
look at how to fit the sitting posture
1:20 paper mock-up to test the form
Communicate with CityPlus, public furniture company, production team, modify the design details to create an 1:1 prototype
Prototype produced by CityPlus Production Team Exhibited as winner of CityPlus Furniture Design Award 2016 Silver during PolyU Design Annual Show 2016
unit / mm material / steel
fit to standard design
one seat takes one fence flexible for installation
weight is balance shared
higher density of frame to give better support for the sitting area
fix strong structure fits outdoor environment
constructed by bending & welding
the element can apply to various designs
from a LINE to a LINK is all about a TWIST
city plus furniture design award Silver exhibited on PolyU Annual Show 2016