Ori aims to transform urban living

Available to real estate developers, the Ori Full and Ori Queen Systems combine robotics, architecture and design

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Ori swiftly transforms one room into another with the touch of the on-device
Ori swiftly transforms one room into another with the touch of the on-device

Ori, which creates intelligent and responsive systems for interior space, has announced the commercial launch of its first product family: the Ori Full and Ori Queen Systems.

 

The systems are being showcased in select, modern apartment buildings located in 10 of the most influential cities in the United States and Canada and the two systems are available for pre-order by real-estate developers.

 

The Ori Full and Ori Queen Systems are the first family of systems powered by Ori Technology, which combines robotics, architecture and design to unlock a new concept of space, one in which interior space intelligently and effortlessly adapts to our everyday activities and lifestyle.

 

With the touch of the on-device interface or the Ori mobile app, the Ori Full and Ori Queen Systems quickly and transforms a small living space from one function to another. For example, the full or queen-sized bedroom transforms into a comfortable living room, a spacious walk-in-closet or a functional office. Ori systems connect to existing smart home ecosystems for additional ease of use and convenience.

 

In collaboration with world-renowned designer Yves Béhar, Ori designed and developed the first application of the Ori Full and Ori Queen Systems to address the challenge of compromised living in shrinking urban residential spaces as illustrated in the Urban Land Institute study, The Macro View on Micro Units.

 

“The Ori Full and Ori Queen Systems will transform the experience of contemporary urban living. Ori Technology animates the furniture, walls and other parts of the living space in ways that maximize space, comfort and living,” said Ori CEO and founder Hasier Larrea.

 

“However, Ori’s vision is much broader. This first family of systems is just one of many applications of Ori Technology. We will continue to explore more spatial challenges and create new families of Ori systems for a variety of interior settings.”

 

The Ori systems are available in ten cities and Ori has partnered with the following real-estate developers to install Ori Full and Ori Queen Systems at these modern apartment complexes:

  • Boston, MA – Hines at the Meriel Marina Bay, Samuels & Associates at the Continuum and Skanska at Watermark Seaport
  • Chicago, IL – Tandem Development’s MODE Logan Square Apartments
  • Columbus, OH – Crawford Hoying’s Bridge Park
  • Harrison, NJ – DeBartolo Development and Advanced Realty’s Steel Works
  • Miami, FL – ZOM USA’s Monarc at Met3
  • New York, NY – Brookfield Property Partners LP’s The Eugene
  • San Francisco, CA – UDR Apartments’ Channel Mission Bay
  • Washington DC – Valor Development’s The Vintage
  • Vancouver, BC – Bosa Properties’ Bluesky Chinatown

Ori’s systems and technology can also be used in office, hospitality, retail, education, medical and other urban settings. The company derives its name from origami, the Japanese art of folding paper to create beautiful and remarkable objects that takes many kinds of forms and functionalities with elegance and beauty.

 

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