Areaware Cubebot Robot

 
 

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Cubebot is the ingenious wooden robot with moveable head and limbs that can take hundreds of poses according to mood. He (?)'s a terrific looker, but is also a marvellous tool for spatial awareness and problem solving. Like a Rubik's Cube but with personality.

 

Cubebot starts as a deceptive looking wooden block, but can quickly do head stands, press-ups, or just sit around – thanks to adaptable beechwood pieces and elasticised ligaments. He'll then fold back into a wooden block again (after a bit of patience and ingenuity). *

 

Areaware is a New York company. Designer David Weeks is a celebrated lighting designer and Adjunct Professor at the Parsons School of Design. Weeks created the first Cubebots for his own children using the lathe in his Manhattan studio.

 

Cubebot is a development of the Japanese traditional interlocking wooden Kumiki puzzles. David Weeks won a 2009 Chicago Athanaeum Design Award for his first venture into this world of dexterity, wit and wood.

Micro = 10.8cm high x 14cm armspan ; cube = 3.8cm x 3.8cm

Small = 20.3cm high x 28cm armspan ; cube = 6.35cm x 6.35cm

Med = 24.2cm high x 34cm arm span; cube = 8.9cm x 8.9cm

XL  =  58cm tall x 78cm arm span : cube = 21cm x 21cm 

*Note for newbies : Don't discard Cubebot's box – it has clues for returning Cubebot to his natural resting block state.

 

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