temporary objects

The technique of creating a vacuum allows the construction of temporary objects in a sustainable way. The different filling materials are non-permanently bonded together since the stability is created solely by the evacuation of air. Thereby the use of new material is minimised. As filling materials, even ever-present ordinary objects can be used, which reduces the amount of new materials needed. Due to the non-permanent connection, the components are fully separable. The foil is recyclable and the filling material is even reusable.
Different use-cases are demonstrated.

Temporary electronics:
All components of the lamp are temporarily connected to each other by vacuum. At the end of its life, the foil is torn open and all components can be sorted and disposed of. This is particularly difficult with ordinary electronic components.

Temporary hammer:
A fully functional hammer using some spaghetti, some lentils and a fifty-cent coin in a vacuum foil – nothing one does not have at home anyway

Foldable Suitcase:
A suitcase stands around a lot of its time and takes up a lot of space. My alternative uses a light and stable semi-finished product made of polyamide fabric and loose plastic rings. When the suitcase is not in use, the structure can be filled with air and the suitcase can be rolled up to save space. Before the next use the vacuum is generated again with the help of a hand pump, giving the suitcase its stable form.

Temporary construction:
Conical filling material enables curved surfaces with high static load capacity ­similar to the round arch principle. The construction assembles itself during vacuuming.

student:Johannes Voelchert