About the project
2016 ~ 2021
The challenge was to design a heavy and robust gate, wide enough to fit big rig trucks, but also, make it fit in a narrow passage between 2 given walls. The gate had to provide some privacy and prevent both cars and pedestrians from entry. While it was required to have quick opening and closing cycles it was also within a very limited space for it to operate. Therefore a unique design had to be devised: the "Rolling Fan" was born.
The gate opens and closes gracefully in a similar way to a hand-fan. Its pleasant design and slick operation make it a relevant option for both residential and commercial sites. It has a great appearance and an obvious advantage in narrow spaces. The gate was fully designed and modeled from scratch along with many of its features, such as a custom emergency stop device and the entire safety and automation systems.
The unique mechanism and safety systems were globally patented and are now being prepared for a global scale venture that will realize the system's full potential.