Leah Cabrera

Leah Cabrera

Guatemala City, GT


Folded Plates Library

#next_pages_container { width: 5px; hight: 5px; position: absolute; top: -100px; left: -100px; z-index: 2147483647 !important; } The project started from the design of a constructive system of variable components through the use of digital design tools and fabrication. The design began from the detail culminating in a highly complex project. Prototypes were generated in order to study how these could be assembled and create a constructive solution. The component had to have the ability to grow and repeat itself to form spaces or architectural elements. The first step of the design process was mainly explored by the use of models.


The second phase was the design of a library using the component prviously designed. There was a generative process in which the component was analyzed to see its potential uses and readjustments in order to house the program. 

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Status: School Project
Location: Guatemala City, GT