Incredible Modular Sofa Rearranges Itself

In 1976, the iconoclastic British architect Cedric Price created a proposal for a performance space that could rearrange itself into infinite reconfigurations. The project, called Generator, relied on a computer program to move a system of cube-like elements along tracks on a grid, creating and recreating temporary spaces that could be used for rehearsals, performances, and housing. Proposed to the Gillman Corporation, the project was thought to be too complex, and it was never built.

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