The Microbial Home by Philips Design is all about input and output. Waste (output), powers your herb garden (input). Like life, it's a cyclical thing. Ya dig?

See that pipe? Everything's connected. Waste into the table, delicious foods out.

Urban beehive? What could go wrong?

An evaporative cooler is part of the table, and stores food when not in use.

The "bio-digester" kitchen takes waste and pumps it into the kitchen area. Who's hungry for some Sloppy Joe's? [Dezeen]