Pedal Powered Food Processor

With the energy crunch around the corner, isn’t it nice to know that you can take your morning smoothie off grid!!

Created by Christoph Thetard  the R2B2 is a multi-functional, pedal-powered kitchen machine that can be used for a variety of food processing tasks from blending to grinding coffee. The machine is powered by a rotating flywheel that when pedaled at 400rpm generates 350 watts of power per minute, enough to handle most daily kitchen tasks.

Roll it Home

Imagine a home that could transform with the spin of a wheel! The Roll It experimental house designed by students at the University of Karlsruhe in Germany, cleverly incorporates multiple uses inside one small flexible living space. The homeowner can change the structure of the house simply by walking in the center to rotate it. Seen on detail

Eco Box

South African architects, Wolf and Melanie of Wolf and Wolf Architects are creating unique pre-fab homes that demonstrate compact living that maximises space and minimises environmental impact. Their multifunctional work and living spaces employ some very clever solutions e.g. bunks that transform into a seating area. These allow for working, sleeping and cooking spaces as well as a bathroom to fit within a small footprint (3.6m x 6m in this prototype in Onrus).

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