Many aspects of our homes are changing due to technology – lighting, heating and alarm systems, appliances and insulation. Now, an Austrian artist named Klemens Torggler is rethinking a basic feature that hasn’t changed for centuries: the door. Photographs and videos, posted on YouTube, show the concept better than any written description.
The Torggler kinetic door is essentially two squares joined together by bars that allow both pieces to pivot across and away from the door opening rather than swinging. The system of rods braced behind the squares eliminates the need for the door to move on tracks or on traditional hinges.… Continue Reading