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Kneel Up / public design

Kneel Up

The concept was originated with elderly people and Taiwanese Temple Culture
We want to improve traditional hassock and pass on the culture to the young generation
The product is also more easily to use than a traditional one.

Kneel Up is mainly form with three parts
On the two sides we have each an armrest
The main part is made of Ni-Ti Shape-Memory Alloy
And the materials of the cushion are memory polymer cotton and porous mesh.

The elastic force of Ni-Ti Shape-Memory Alloy can lessen the pressure on our knees when we stand up after praying
It also enhance the application of force when users stand up or kneel down
Therefore, it can reduce


Ming Chuan University

Ming Chuan University
Taoyuan, Taiwan

Sihyu Chen,
Ming Chuan University

Chihyun Lin,
Ming Chuan University

Chiaoyu Huang,
Ming Chuan University