Client: B:Live e-bike tours, Goa.
Team: Freehand Studio + Playgroup Studio, Goa.
Bicycle storage & display solutions designed and executed for the client's e-bike stations, in collaboration with architecture firm Playgroup Studio. The stations use re-purposed shipping containers for quick deployment in multiple locations, featuring a front office, visitor orientation and bike storage units.
The indoor bike hangers are designed to efficiently utilize the small space to fit 14 bikes, while allowing easy mounting and retrieval of the e-bikes that weigh about 25 kgs each. In addition, with the bikes removed the hangers can fold out of the way to enable the space to be used as waiting / rest areas for customers.
COQUI - AQUAPONICS UNIT
Client: Reira Eco Ventures
Coqui (pron. kúki) is a DIY aquaponic kit for the beginning or enthusiast home farmer. Coqui addresses spatial and aesthetic needs of urban living spaces such as apartment interiors, balconies and lobbies. The vertically stacked arrangement occupies a compact footprint and its components are designed to integrate into an elegant, functional form. The tubs are designed to be stackable, modular and feature details that allow for scaling up using a shared water and nutrient cycle.
Project: Enclosure Designs for Industrial Instrumentation
Client: Elinco Innovations
Elinco is a developer and manufacturer of a wide range of sensing, data-logging and control instruments used across various industries. Our expertise in the design and detailing of plastic and metal components provides Elinco with customized enclosure designs for their expanding portfolio of products. Some of the products currently under development are Digital Panel Meters, a Portable pH meter that stakes claim to being the smallest in the world, Gas Volume and BRICS analyzer workstation and a hand-held Gas Volume analyzer for the beverage industry.
BICYCLE REPAIR STAND
Client: a DIY inclined mountain-biker
Made of aluminium alloy with CNC machined connectors and standard tubes.
The stand features a dual-size stub that fits and secures into the bike's seat tube, eliminating the need for a separate clamp.
Well-made, commercially available stands cost a good sum and we wanted something more basic to get a bike off the ground and within easy reach of caring hands.
NICO - TOY GIRAFFE
Client: Funskool India.
CAD development of an articulated, pull-along toy with internal linkages that transfer motion from the wheels to other parts, in this case, the toy’s head. A concept model in Styrofoam was provided by the client for aesthetic reference. The body was proportioned and detailed so that variations could be made in the future by replacing attachment parts like the head, legs, and tail.
BOTTLE BRUSH LAMP
This quaint bottle brush lamp was designed as a fun outdoor light shade.It casts beautiful shadows. The construction is robust and long-lasting with the brushes held together on a ring that can be removed for cleaning.
Client: A. Ribeiro & Associates
This design of a large, louvered window was executed for architectural application. Its placement is at a height above 2.7 meters, and therefore required mechanical operation from a height within human reach. A combination of a draw cable and gas strut is utilized to perform the opening and closing operation, respectively. The pull handle can be docked into a wall fitting to allow various degrees of opening. The mechanical sub-assembly is designed to accept shutters of different materials as required - plywood, timber, framed glass etc.