Projects by Assa Ashuach + Marcel Helmer

Kyoto Institute of Technology - Kyoto Design Lab Tokyo Gallery

poster for Projects by Assa Ashuach + Marcel Helmer

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The Projects exhibition centres on recent work developed at Kyoto Design Lab during recent residencies by two designers.
Assa Ashuach is a pioneer in the use of additive manufacturing and was D-lab’s 2017 Designer-in-Residence. Assa studied the natural geometrical growth patterns of the bamboo and translated this into producible 3D structures. He created a 3D structural growth algorithm inspired by the bamboo bio-microstructures which took into consideration the limitations of the 3D printing process. On show are the many 3D printed prototypes and developed and the final STEM chair that the process inspired. Marcel Helmer, a communication and interaction designer from the RCA’s Design Interactions course was Kyoto Design Lab’s 2016 Design Associate. His science education design project centred on finding a new way of communicating the qualities of drosophila and their value as scientific tools within medical research and biology.

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Schedule

from December 20, 2017 to February 25, 2018
Closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and from February 8th to February 14th.

Fee

Free

Venue Hours

From 12:00 To 19:00
Closed on Mondays, Tuesdays
Note:Closed on Saturday, Sunday and holidays in between exhibitions.

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Address: Room203 3331 Arts Chiyoda, 6-11-14 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0021
Phone: 03-6803-2491

1 minute walk from Exit 4 at Suehirocho Station on the Ginza line, 11 minute walk from Denkigai exit at JR Akihabara Station, 3 minute walk from Yushima Station on the Chiyoda line.

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