[Noisebridge-discuss] Kitchen Plans

Torrie Fischer tdfischer at hackerbots.net
Wed Jul 30 17:09:54 UTC 2014


On Wednesday, July 30, 2014 08:57:23 Gregory Dillon wrote:
> ​I agree with girlgeek that the problem is people didn't want to do their
> dishes, and too many people who wanted to use Noisebridge as a squat.
> 
> If others agree, I'd rather see the space identified with the function
> similar to a coffee house seating area, rather than a "breakroom".   I
> think of a breakroom as go there for 15 minutes and gossip, and that's not
> so awesome.   But a place where the design function is to encourage one to
> sit for 45 minutes and do some work at a table, would be super.
> 
> I'd like to participate in moving chairs around tables around to achieve
> this coffeehouse work-space function, if there is a coalescence of
> agreement around that plan.  And, I'm told that Starbucks research says
> small round tables are ideal, because if one person is at a table, it is
> more inviting with a round table for a second and third person to join.
> So that there are design element encouraging  people to exchange of ideas
> and knowledge within the area.  The coffeehouse space function could also
> double as a meeting space for small groups.

I'd be interested in constructing a hexagonal or circular table around one or 
two of the columns in that area. Anyone else? :)

> 
> On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 5:30 AM, girlgeek <girlgeek at wt.net> wrote:
> >  The supply that is unreliable is tools willing to do their own dishes.
> > 
> > Claudia
> > 
> > 
> > On 7/30/14 12:36 AM, Torrie Fischer wrote:
> > 
> > Earlier today I was thinking about the kitchen conundrum a bit and
> > postulated that the buildup of dishes is correlated with an unreliable
> > presence of cleaning tools and supplies.
> > 
> > Does anyone else think this is a reasonable hypothesis and ideas on how to
> > test/solve in the future?
> > 
> > On Tuesday, July 29, 2014 23:36:55 Andy Isaacson wrote:
> >  On Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 11:18:41PM -0700, Jean-Jacques Zenger wrote:
> >  
> >  The
> > 
> > problem with it is that we are subject to health department
> > regulations,  inspections, and need a permit. That's all do-able, but
> > many members don't like the outside interference that comes with it.
> > People tell me that they don't want a big kitchen because they don't
> > need it.
> > 
> >  Agreed, I think that getting into compliance as a large kitchen would be
> > 
> > a ton of work to support a function that is at odds with the point and
> > the spirit of Noisebridge.
> > 
> > I want a place to make an occasional coffee and maybe reheat some
> > leftovers, wash my coffee mug, and fill my water bottle with delicious
> > Hetch Hetchy water.  More than that I don't see the point.
> > 
> >  I plan to go to Building Resouce, the City recycling center for all
> > 
> > kinds of building features, on Wednesday. Their inventory is all
> > donated home and business items that are not wanted after a remodel.
> > Their prices are low to encourage re-use of the items, and keep the
> > building materials and fixtures out of the dump. What I will be
> > looking for is a "single bowl" kitchen sink, with a cabinet below. It
> > will be either a standard one, or I would like to find something
> > unique and fun, reflecting Noisebridge.
> > 
> >  Standard seems reasonable (and I like double bowl kitchen sinks, but
> > 
> > whatever).  If I were dictator I'd love to see a custom countertop cast
> > out of concrete or fabbed out of steel or made of epoxied lumber, but
> > I'm not going to do that work so I don't get to make demands. :)
> > 
> >  Beyond this equipment, I currently have no other plans for the
> > 
> > kitchen. I want to let do-ocracy and members decide what else they
> > want for our break room.
> > 
> > Jean-Jacques
> > Kitchen Team Leader
> > 
> >  Thanks for doing all of this work.
> > 
> > -andy
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