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OFIS architekti: sauslamp
apr 08, 2011
OFIS architekti: sauslamp


‘sauslamp’, designed by OFIS arhitekti

designed by slovenia-based OFIS arhitekti for use in their student housing project in paris,
‘sauslamp’ features a flexible, modular structure and is constructed in a range of sizes,
enabling the pieces to be adapted to different spaces while lending a sense of architectural consistency.

the ‘sauslamp’ itself is constructed from carbon fibre, secured with steel rotational joints
that permit the pieces to be bent into a range of configurations. an optional opal plexiglass cover
for the lamphead can render the light more diffuse.

the pieces are scaled to desk, floor, and street -lamp heights, all of which can be adjusted
by rotating their four internal and single floor joints.


the modular structure permits the pieces to be easily produced in a range of scales, from desk lamps to streetlights


rendering of back view


closer view


the four rotational joints permit the lamps to be configured in a vast array of shapes


early structural sketches render the design not unlike the interlocking of vertebrae


concept rendering illustrates some of the range of shapes of the device


rendering of the studio’s student apartment project in paris, france where the lights will be installed and used

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