Gallery: The QuaDror: A Revolutionary New Flat-Packing Structural Joint...

 
It's not every day that someone invents a new structural element. Something so elegant and ingenious we wonder why it was just recently discovered. At the Design Indaba conference this week Israeli designer, Dror Benshetrit unveiled his QuaDror, a new structural joint, geometrical truss, wall divider, sound barrier, artistic form and shelter concept - all in one. The flat-packing block is composed of four identical L-shaped pieces that fall open to create something that is so strong and stable, it may just change how we build.

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  1. caeman February 24, 2011 at 11:45 am

    To think, one standard shipping container of these could replace an entire tent city for the poor.

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