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AniMate / Milking parlour for cows


iF concept design award 2008

iF concept design award 2008

Today’s methods of livestock farming strongly differ from the customers concern of environmentally friendly agriculture on one hand and his need for food originating from doubtless sources, on the other. The design of a milking parlour for cows combines a sensible, respectful treatment of the animals with environmental requirements without ruin farmers economically. A special environment considers bovine behaviour and supports the cows well being and consequently their productivity. The ergonomic user interface enables a smooth workflow, allows the milker to interact straightforward and to treat the cattle calmly and carefully.
The jury: extraordinary designed. A lot of research has been put into this practical concept.


Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Weimar, Germany

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Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Tim Knossalla
Hamburg, Germany

Sebastian Camerer

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