Cool contorting structure is crafted from material as thin as a coin


MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY’s giant alien-like structure is pushing the envelope for self-supporting architecture. Built of material as thin as a coin, Minima | Maxima is a 43-foot-tall organic structure commissioned for the World Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan. The self-supporting structure is an incredible structural achievement; as the studio puts it: “If an egg were scaled up to the same height as Minima | Maxima, it would be much thicker.”

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