Kevin Lim Chin-kwok, managing director of openUU, employed it as a key element in a warehouse-to-gallery conversion at Wong Chuk Hang, and the Wan Chai art centre of the Asian Cultural Council. In the gallery, plywood platforms cleverly conceal storage space below and also form decorative shelving.

“We try to use it in an orthogonal way [where objects meet at 90 degrees] to create space,” he said.