oskar zieta + ETH zurich at DMY berlin 2010
oskar zieta + ETH zurich at DMY berlin 2010
jun 18, 2010

oskar zieta + ETH zurich at DMY berlin 2010

‘FIDU bonestructure’

ETH zurich and zieta prozessdesign presented the process of FIDU technology, an invention by oskar zieta and philipp dohmen at the DMY international design festival berlin 2010. FIDU (free inner pressure deformation) is a technology based on car manufacturing that allows for the making of extremely stable lightweight structures using steel sheets that is laser cut, welded and inflated by air pressure. the exhibition reflected the development of materials, prototypes, machinery used and the resulting experimental effects. the show was conceived as an ongoing work in progress featuring the entire range of FIDU applications and hands-on, on site production.

oskar zieta + ETH zurich at DMY berlin 2010

‘FIDU bone structure’ uses a flexible skeletal like system in combination with a specially developed ball-joint. FIDU components are assembled in a manner which allows the creation of large constructions. this bone structure provides a strong supporting framework.

oskar zieta + ETH zurich at DMY berlin 2010

oskar zieta + ETH zurich at DMY berlin 2010 ‘bone’ components

oskar zieta + ETH zurich at DMY berlin 2010 ball joint

oskar zieta + ETH zurich at DMY berlin 2010 ‘FIDU_voronoi’

‘FIDU_voronoi’ is a continuation of the ‘digital chain’ approach. the mould-less forming process applied here is a simple step after laser-cutting and welding. ‘standard-parts’ are redefined as anything that can be cut in sheet metal and ‘written’ in the FIDU alphabet becomes standard. flat transport and simple on-site forming also distinguishes FIDU technology.

oskar zieta + ETH zurich at DMY berlin 2010 ‘architonic concept space III’

‘architonic concept space III’, another sculptural installation with welded sheet metal sleeves. its three dimensional form in generated through the process of pressure-inflation.

oskar zieta + ETH zurich at DMY berlin 2010

oskar zieta + ETH zurich at DMY berlin 2010

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