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That is incredibly cool. I get mesmerized watching it seemingly furl and unfurl. The panes of glass are the only way I know for sure that it is not bending, only moving at joints
 
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This is great! Where is it from?
 
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First saw this on a door in an apartment building. Guessing it's the same guy with a larger door. Paul, what country is it in?

perhaps a different designer.
http://www.torggler.co.at/main/objects6.html

 
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similar:

 
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similar in a different way:

 
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Cool. That last one shows the mechanics. Brilliant.
 
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Wonderful mechanism..... but so many ways to cut a hand off...
 
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