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UP / Expandable Refridgerator


UP is a refrigerator designed for the lifestyle habits and unpredictable space requirements of eco-conscious young home owners. It is a refrigerator that can adjust it’s size and utility based on the user’s needs encourages behaviour that leads to energy efficient cold storage.

The concept is a reaction to the trend of smaller urban homes with open kitchens. Young home owners are cooking less. They need a refrigerator that is small enough for daily use, but big enough to accommodate special events like parties whilst being energy efficient. They also need a refrigerator that prioritises convenience food over food for cooking.


National University of Singapore

National University of Singapore
Singapore, Singapore

Wenshu Kwek,
National University of Singapore

Wenxin Ng,
National University of Singapore

Guo Xiang Chia,
National University of Singapore

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