An Ingenious Concept: Neighbor Dining

An Ingenious Concept: Neighbor Dining

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Emily Han
Oct 28, 2010

When was the last time you had a neighbor over for dinner? Or invited yourself over to their place ... even if you had never met?

Old fashioned hospitality and social media converge in a fun new concept called Neighbor Dining. According to the creator, this could be the cure for urban loneliness, and at the same time a way to literally eat up your energy bill.

Check out the video introducing this ingenious idea under the cut…

Vattenfall is a Swedish power company. The initiative isn't real (yet); it's a proposal from advertising student Luong Lu. But how cool would it be if your local utility did something like this?

Saving money is certainly an incentive, and we love the technology aspect. Even without those features, however, "Neighbor Dining" is something we could all start doing on a personal, small-scale level. What do you think?

Learn more: Vattenfall - Neighbor Dining

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