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Sustainable Dancefloor, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Monday 08 Sep 2008
 

Dance your way to sustainability

 
 
 
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Designing sustainability to engage with the masses 

Interactive landscape architects Studio Roosegaarde have developed an ingenious form of architecture designed to engage the wider public with the concept of sustainability. The Sustainable Dancefloor, developed for clients Sustainable Dance Club (SDC), harnesses the power of dancing using mechanisms and embedded technologies to generate electricity. By using interactive technologies Studio Roosegaarde say their design “creates a sensual and interactive environment in which dancers are engaged with this Sustainable experience.”

Modules of 65 x 65 cm were made using sustainable materials to collect the energy through electronics. SDC’s ambition is to reduce energy consumption by 30% and water consumption and waste production by 50%. The dancefloor facilitates this ambition at the new Club Watt in Rotterdam. The concept could be continued throughout the clubbing circuit to power lights or DJ decks around the world. But for now the quirky design previewed at the opening of Club Watt on the 4th September where it will remain in place.

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