Winner winner, chicken dinner!AVClub wrote:I didn't spend a ton of time, but this was fun! A slot/thru-hole is routed through the door, and then the "handle" has the grab portion fed through, and then the push aspect is attached to the door. My thought was things that you push and never pull (A Button, generally speaking), and something you pull and never push (A rope, tug-of-war style).
Completely accidental I assure you (I've modified designs for that reason in the past but it was late yada,yada) , I can't unsee it now oh dear.rkuchinsky wrote:though it does look a bit like an, um.... penis.
Pending the creation of magic Star Trek doors, I'm curious of why buildings don't use double hinge doors more often where possible. Perhaps price or construction and fire safety prevent it.rkuchinsky wrote:Not really the question, I suppose, but isn't the best solution just a door with double hinges that can be pushed OR pulled with some kind of double purpose bar? Or Star Trek doors that woosh open magically?
Thats interesting! I wonder if it can be pulled or pushed at both the top and the bottom?FH13 wrote:Boeing designed a bidirectional latch that can be pushed or pulled. It also helps flight attendants to see when latch is not fully engaged.
Different challenge since door only needs to be opened from one direction but still cleaver.