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Reversible House

Saves space, and increases functionality
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To better utilise the space in your home you have two houses in one.

Your nighttime furniture (TV, beds, lamps, dinner table etc) are mounted on the 'ceiling', and your daytime furniture (breakfast bar, wardrobe, desk [if you work from home] etc)are mounted to the other 'ceiling'.

Ceilings need to be around 5m or 16ft. When night falls you just put away what you are doing, step outside, press the button and Presto!, the house revolves 180deg and you walk back inside. Of course, the systems drains all of the water from the toilet in the process, and refrigerators need to be redesigned for this to work.

Houses could occupy half their current 'footprint', reducing the destruction of valuable farming land.

We'll all learn to be neat freaks in no time.

UnaBubba, Feb 14 2013

expandable furniture to along with it http://www.youtube....watch?v=ekuVsJXD4sU
[xandram, Feb 14 2013]


       Other than confusing the goldfish, this is a faultless idea.
AusCan531, Feb 14 2013

       What's not to like? [+]
Grogster, Feb 14 2013

       This would be a great way to clean out your gutters.
swimswim, Feb 14 2013

       I'm disappointed there's no attempt at living inside the walls.   

       Finding your way to the bath down the mobius-strip hallway could be challenging. "No no, you went the wrong direction, just keep walking, it'll be on your left, and stand on your head when you get there..."
RayfordSteele, Feb 14 2013

       [+] A good idea. They are also making expandable furniture to accomodate smaller places. [see link]
xandram, Feb 14 2013

       Hears distant "meows" as kitty is stuck back in day mode, behind the wall. Ouch.
blissmiss, Feb 14 2013

       Simply mount all plumbing related rooms in a fixed position along the spin access (or at the extremes as the bearing for smaller construction), with the rest of the house mounted around it.   

       This also has the advantage of allowing you to stay in those rooms during the flip, eliminating the need to have a ground level door at night, both saving space and increasing security.
MechE, Feb 14 2013

       Some elasticised straps in your wardrobe will prevent suits being messed up during the flip.
UnaBubba, Feb 15 2013


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