Gallery: Flow Kitchen Minimizes Waste, Maximizes Sustainability

 

Oregon-based Studio Gorm has created a complete kitchen in which energy is conserved and cooking waste is recycled and used to grow plants. Dubbed the flow kitchen, the design successfully integrates nature and technology into a system where drying dishes helps water plants and composting food waste helps to fertilize them.

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  1. dwhall February 9, 2010 at 12:56 pm

    Here’s a similar concept (a kitchen that helps re-use), but this one uses more materials:
    http://www.engadget.com/2010/02/02/ekokook-concept-kitchens-mantra-waste-not-want-not/

  2. Rebecca Barnes August 21, 2009 at 11:24 am

    What a terrific alternative to pricey, natural stone, stainless steel, hooded, ostentatious “Outdoor Kitchens” I feel like getting that herb garden started immediately….even better yet…a “Community Outdoor Kitchen”

  3. Thrivan August 18, 2009 at 5:24 pm

    The title (Flow Kitchen Minimizes Waste, Maximizes Sustainability) pulled me in but the design is ugly. Hopefully someone uses this as encouragement, or a starting point, for a good-looking and economical version. Done right and priced right, I’d buy it over the conventional setup.

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