The Castle 5

The Castle 5.
Students: 2012 Learning by Making
Project partner: Youth Futures Inc.

The primary goal in this iteration of The Castle was to design a road compliant vehicle that was capable of expanding when deployed to a domestic driveway.

The folding mechanism, assisted by four hinges and three gas struts, achieves a 20% increase in habitable volume.  

C5 was assembled from digitally fabricated components cut from 78 sheets of plywood and was developed under a grant provided by the Federal Government’s ‘Get Communities Working’ program.