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Pao Hui Kao

Water is considered a danger to paper. However, when it absorbs water, the paper’s inner structure is reinforced. The water interferes with and rearranges the flat net of paper fibres. It turns an ordinary piece of paper into a material with extraordinary capabilities and a unique aesthetic. Pao Hui Kao wants us to reflect on the transformative power of this approach. If an old enemy – water – can transform a weak sheet of paper into a strong material, fit for construction, just think what could happen to our preconceived ideas in the real world…

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