The Amazing Revolving UnWaste Bookcase Room Divider

The Amazing Revolving UnWaste Bookcase Room Divider

Gregory Han
May 8, 2012

I've seen revolving flat panel TV sets as wall dividers before, but this might be the first revolving 6 shelf unit. Nearly the whole wall can be switched around, bringing a whole library to the other side, the bedroom (and easily a small flat panel TV if mounted)...

The project is a collaboration between architect Ben Milbourne (Bild Architecture), eco-designer Leyla Acaroglu (Eco Innovators) and specialist furniture designer David Waterworth (Against the Grain):

A split-level open plan warehouse conversion in Melbourne's CBD needed a flexible solution to divide the open space into 2 rooms, while retaining the option of keeping the larger combined space when needed; an answer that would allow for light and airflow throughout the spaces but also a division between living and sleeping areas. The James Bond inspired solution involves a 4.6 metre high by 3.8m wide rotating library allowing books to be stored and accessed from either side and maximising air-flow and light when needed by simply pushing on the corner to allow for full 360 degree rotation.

Now what if you installed a reversible revolving TV inside one of those revolving shelf units?

More details about the Unwaste Bookcase at Bild.

Via Boing Boing

(Images: TM Photo)

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