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Ecocapsule

Over the years we have showcased several houses, retreats, weekend cabins, and pods, places to escape hectic city life and reconnect with nature. Our latest discovery was developed by Nice Architects, a self-sustaining portable house appropriately named Ecocapsule. The ecological pod, is equipped with a built-in wind turbine, roof-mounted solar panels, and a high-capacity battery, these off-grid capabilities allow you and a guest to enjoy the convenience of household facilities. Inside you´ll find plenty of storage space, a small kitchenette, working/dining place, a folding bed, toilet, and hot shower, all the luxuries of a hotel room that you can take into wilderness. First deliveries are expected in 2016.

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NOOCITY GROWBED

Urban-style gardening is about growing your own food with limited space and creative resources. Rooftop and patio gardens create peaceful places for relaxation or contemplation, but they also provide a possibility to reconnect with the natural world through gardening. More people around the world are taking a look at urban farming to grow fresh and healthy food in their homes, and we have come across several solutions over the years, but none have caught our attenti...
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LEAF HOUSE

Leaf House lets you set your own cabin any place in the great outdoors! The company based in Canada, specializes in making tiny portable houses that are built on trailer ranging from 16´ to 20´ in length, and made with reclaimed materials, natural finishes, and ecologically friendly building products. Each portable home is custom made to the exact specifications of the owner, features full amenities and is insulated for severe winter climates. The Leaf tiny houses t...
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SOLO HOUSE | BY PEZO VON ELLRICHSHAUSEN ARCHITECTS

This house, designed by studio Pezo Von Ellrichshausens Architects, is part of of the Solo Houses project that gives young architects the opportunity to freely build (with the exception of the budget) whatever they want for a holiday home. This series is in the countryside of Matarraña in the province of Teruel, Spain. via designboom...
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