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Submarine elevator / interactive device

Submarine elevator

An interactive design for the “GAP TIME”, as if you are swimming in the sea.
1.When you enter the elevator,there are a large collection of fishes waiting on the edge of touch panel. You press the floor you want, then the fish starts to swim until you arrive.2.Two frames connect each other. So you can see a big fish swims from one window to the other. As if the elevator is under the sea.3.When the elevator start to ups or downs, the view of the window
will ups & downs depending on the elevator. You can see the view from deep sea to shallow sea.4.Hang on the wall with a friendly height, therefore older people and children can also easy


National Chiao Tung University

National Chiao Tung University
Graduate Institute of Applied Arts
Hsin-chu, Taiwan

Lin, Ming-huang


Chia-chih Chen

Chia-chih Chen
Taoyuan, Taiwan

Hsin Ye Chia-pei Lu