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Metamorform / Shelter, Temporary house

Metamorform
Metamorform

The Metamorform concept is more than a simple shelter or temporary house. It's an inhabitable and parametric sculpture composited by several rotative polygonal surfaces which create an organic and unique shape. The shape is always changing, we can transform almost everything. It’s a game among light, shape, nature and senses. There we can sleep, work, and relax. It works like a mirror of different atmospheres, composed by four main structures. The tubular structures (aluminum), the internal skin (wood), the exterior skin of nickel (almost a neutral skin) and between the last two skins there is the thermal insulation.

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University of Coimbra

University of Coimbra
Coimbra, Portugal

Dr.Antonio Olaio

Design

University of Coimbra

University of Coimbra
Coimbra, Portugal