INTER.ONE Tools for Architecture

Tools for Architecture is a research unit based at the Architectural Association in London formed by a team of architecture undergraduate students and lead by Space Popular directors Lara Lesmes and Fredrik Hellberg. Work at TFA aims to develop new experience driven design methods.

Frame Proposal #3 – Hydraulic Lifting System

The design of this frame is intended to allow walls to move vertically.

The embedded piston moves the upper part of the frame upwards, lifting with it the piece of ceiling attached to it.

When assembled as a sequence, a variety of ceiling heights come into being.