The kinetic Bloomframe seems like a normal window at first, but at the push of a button, it transforms into an open-air balcony. Created by HofmanDujardin, this technology may finally be installed on high-rise apartments and luxury residences in the near future. This technology has been in the works for years now, since 2008 to be exact, with a functional prototype debuting at the “Batimat” exhibition in Paris. Click here for more pictures of the Bloomframe. Continue reading for two more videos and additional information.
“Creating a product that is both safe and sleek has proved to be a challenge, yet developments continue to be made so the Bloomframe facade can be incorporated into construction in the coming years. High-end residences will likely feature the window-balcony combination first, yet perhaps the trend will take off to become a part of every neighborhood,” according to Inhabitat.