the scarabane is a self sufficient 360 degree rotating caravan the scarabane is a self sufficient 360 degree rotating caravan
sep 04, 2017

the scarabane is a self sufficient 360 degree rotating caravan

the ‘scarabane’ is a versatile, rotating camper that is self-sufficient and features clean technologies for off-the-grid living. the caravan is built on a circular track that allows its structure to rotate 360 degrees to follow the direction of the sun, and harness solar energy, to maximize the renewable technologies on-board.


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green cat technologies’ ‘scarabane’ comes equipped with solar cells, a telescopic wind turbine, and a solar concentrator to generate hot water. campers can fold-up the rotating caravan in just half an hour, and then tow it to their next desired location with ease. on arrival, it simply unfolds to let people enjoy staying outdoors in a fun, futuristic retreat. sat on the roof the caravan is a parabolic mirror that tracks the sun, while a telescopic vertical-axis wind-turbine can generate up to 500 watts of clean power. in addition, solar cells supplement the generation of renewable energy, providing 500 watts.

 

 

the versatile caravan has a modular, fold-out wall arrangement, with components to connect the indoors with the outdoors. a hatch can be opened which connects the kitchen to a full-length deck area outside. the rotating camper contains a 77.5 square-feet master bedroom, and a 59 square-feet children’s bedroom sat beside it. both of these interior spaces can open up to the great outdoors with a full-size door.

 

 

rose windows on the bedroom ceilings allow occupants to control the sunlight’s intensity inside the cabin. the ‘scarabane’s’ kitchen comes fully-equipped with all necessary ammeneties and appliances, while the dining area in the kitchen also serves as an extra bed for guests. the versatile caravan’s bathroom area includes a shower, toilet, sink, plus a compact washing machine. at the rear, there is an innovative rotating bubble window that brings in natural daylight into the cabin, and offers views out into the wilderness.

   

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