New building block design serves multiple purposes
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Sustainable and reclaimed building materials have been featured on our virtual pages numerous times in recent years, but never before have we had occasion to write about something so seemingly esoteric from the architectural world as a “space truss geometry.” Until now, that is. Israeli designer Dror Benshetrit recently unveiled a new design for just such a thing, with the potential to change the way buildings, bridges, furniture and even emergency shelters are built. Dubbed QuaDror, Benshetrit's building-block design consists of four identical L-shaped pieces attached through corner hinges in such a way as to allow them to either sit…
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