Rotating house in Australia up for grabs

May 15, 2013, 10:50 IST | ANI

A house in Canberra north that can rotate 360 degrees at the touch of a button is up for auction and is expected to fetch just over 1 million dollars

John Andriolo of MAG Constructions is the brain behind creating the house, called Girasole, on Indi Close.

The four-bedroom property in Crace is powered by 24 photovoltaic panels on the garage, which generate 10,500 kilowatts of power, reported.

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The house, supported by 28 wheels and driven by two silent motors, has been designed to track the sun so that heat pours into the living areas in winter and can be kept away during the hot summer months.

The house also has a four-car garage and a 120,000-litre rainwater tank.

The rotation mechanism is controlled by a touchscreen panel and has three different speeds, the quickest of which allows the house to rotate in 13 minutes.

The plumbing and wiring is in the centre of the home and, using flexi-pipe, rotates with the property to about 500 degrees.

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