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X-gate / X-gate


X-gate is a new concept door to prevent people stuck in the house
when earthquake happened.It will damage automatically when
the wall broken, and the X-gate will provide a opening to let people out.

The concept comes from observing the door structure when it was damaged.
We use frangible material to make the door easily collapse by itself when an earthquake occur. After the pieces of door broke apart, there is then a clear passage for people to escape.


Tunghai University

Tunghai University
Taoyuan, Taiwan

Andy Lee,
Tunghai University