The flexibility of the system, which was tested in a 1:1 prototype, as well as the idea of “Sukkah Cities”, creates the opportunity for an entire catalogue of Sukkah types adapting to the local surroundings. The NYC Sukkah’s pre-defined main frame will aspire to rise high, merging with the skyline. Bricks with inserted LED lights will make it vibrant at night. The subdivision of bricks allows for various degrees of porosity throughout the sukkah. Tables and chairs, free standing or integrated to the walls, will be made from the same logic.
From building the pyramids under slavery to the frugal and nomadic sukkot in the desert, our project continues to celebrate the act of building as an expression of freedom.