ITECH Material and Structure 2016 – Lotte Aldinger, Benedikt Wannemacher

Felctofold Z – Cable actuation with compliant mechanism spine for kinetic curved-line floding facade shading system
Lotte Aldinger, Benedikt Wannemacher

Inst. of Building Structures & Structural Design (Prof. Knippers)

Project Advisors: Axel Körner, Saman Saffarian

Seminar Supervisor: Jun. Prof. Dr.-Eng. Hanaa Dahy

Development of a cable actuation for the kinetic curved-line folding facade shading system Flectofold. The focus lays on the simplicity of a system with the same logic as the Flectofold: Important aspects are a compliant mechanism spine, the support conditions and their fabrication.