For as long as I can remember there has always been a lazy susan on my grandmother’s kitchen table. It started with something plain and wooden, and at some point moved on to something more ornate and handpainted with flowers. Pointsettias if I recall correctly. These are not my grandma’s lazy susans.
The Circle® Kitchen from Compact Concepts could be called the Lazy Susan Kitchen. That’s because it rotates, revealing all the stuff you’d expect in regular square kitchen, including a microwave, dishwasher and kitchen sink. The shelves in the kitchen rotate a full 360 degrees for easy access to pots and pans and such. The retail price of a Circle® Kitchen ranges from 6,500 to 15K depending upon the gadgetry included.
Most rotating floors of a high rise are relegated to the topmost floor, which is usually a restaurant. Not so for David Fisher’s Dynamic Tower. EACH of its 80 floors rotates. It will take up to 3 hours for a floor to make its 360 degree trip. The tower will generate its own power from photovoltaic solar cells and 79 wind turbines, one of which will be located between each floor. The estimated cost for one of these buildings clocks in at about $700 mil. Continue Reading