Researchers at MIT’s Media Labhave unveiled CityHome, a high-tech ‘home in a box’ that can make a 200 square foot space feel like a room three times larger. It comes equipped with built-in sensors, motors, and LED lights working in tandem expanding and collapsing with a wave of your hand or the sound of your voice. Continue reading for a video and more information.
Inhabitat says, “The CityHome fits a bed, a workspace, a dining table for six, a kitchen counter, a stovetop, and a multipurpose storage space all within a large closet-sized module. Built atop low-friction rollers, the mechanical box easily slides around your apartment, and its interior spaces can be expanded or shrunk as needed. Using ‘Minority Report’-like technology, this futuristic invention responds to gestures, touch, and voice commands.”