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Source: Vietnam Sourcing News

Archival Studies approached the design of Chair 02 as a venture to structurally organize an area — in this case, the human physique — and the studio hopes to ultimately use the identical system on an architectural scale.

Chair 02 by Archival Studies in the Mindcraft exhibition
Archival Research’ Chair 02 options in The Mindcraft Venture 2021. Photograph by Anders Sune Berg

The screw-free chair is fully made from 12-millimetre pine plywood reduce on CNC machines and laminated collectively into three layers, creating joints alongside the way in which.

It’s a part of the studio’s ongoing collection known as Furnishings Research, all based mostly on the identical materials.

Chair 02 by Archival Studies in the Mindcraft exhibition
Chair 02 is a part of Furnishings Research, a collection made from the identical customary pine plywood. Photograph by Anders Sune Berg

“We additionally developed our studio construction in the identical system with bigger profiles to satisfy the inside scale, in addition to a home construction that has rather more substantial framing parts,” stated Archival Research co-founder Jo Qiang.

“This research is aiming to check the system’s efficiency on completely different scale environments and use. The curiosity in utilizing cost-effective supplies and the concentrate on craft additionally knowledgeable our design language to be pragmatic as one in all our primary pointers as a design studio.”

Chair 02 cut into plywood panels by Archival Studies
Archival Research hopes to make use of the identical system on an architectural scale. Photograph by Benjamin Lund

Based in 2018 by Qiang and colleagues Benediktas Burdulis, Emil Roman Frøge and Jesse Yang, Archival Research have been working their means up in scale, and at the moment are nearing the development section on their first home.

Chair 02 was initially made for one of many Copenhagen-based studio’s interiors tasks, a fit-out for Japanese restaurant Kōnā.