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6 Cozy Cocoons to Retreat From The World
Posted By Ana Lisa On May 18, 2012 @ 4:43 pm In green furniture,Green Materials,Recycled Materials,Sustainable Materials | No Comments
Made from an innovative eco-lux material that is recyclable, non-toxic and weatherproof, DEDON’s  Nest Rest is the perfect cocoon for snuggling in the wild. Designed by Daniel Puzet  and Fred Frety, its production implies zero waste , as every little scrap gets sold or recycled back to make a new product.
Made from thick grey felt  that is biodegradable, soft and very warm, Freyja Sewell ‘s Hush pod was designed for retreating from the world within public spaces. A hiding space, seat and bed all in one, Sewell’s design offers a quiet, dark, soft, and natural place to take a break from the stresses of daily life and other people.
Made from cold-bent plywood and designed by a group of people within the Victoria University of Wellington, cradle is a rocking cocoon for giving autistic  people a space to calm-down through movement. Safe, comfortable and flat-pack, the cleverly-designed Cradle  is a home within a home.
Made from brilliant recyclable polyester and designed by Spanish Martin Azua , Basic House is a self-inflating shelter that fits in your pocket. As soon as the material interacts with body temperature or the heat from the sun, the prefab home  takes the shape of a glowing cube for snuggling inside, anywhere you want to take it.
Made from plant fibers rattan  and designed by Berta Riera Pomes  and Yunwei Zhu, Iglu is a cute woven shelter that offers a natural space in which to hide. Eco-friendly, biodegradable and breathable, Iglu is delicately handmade and is sure rock your world.
Made entirely from local compostable materials like wood, bark and branches, Cape Town-based Porky Hefer’s  Nests are inspired by weaverbirds ‘ nests but made for humans. Weather they are hanging from a branch or placed on stilts, Hefer’s natural pods are the perfect cozy cocoons to retreat from the world.
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 tiny shelters: http://inhabitat.com/cabin-porn-6-awesome-lil-isolated-shelters-from-around-the-world/
 DEDON’s Zero Waste Nest Rest is Made From a Recyclable Synthetic Resin Fiber: http://inhabitat.com/dedons-zero-waste-nest-rest-is-a-woven-cocoon-for-snuggling-in-the-wild/
 DEDON’s: http://www.dedon.de/en/
 Daniel Puzet: http://www.danielpouzet.com/
 zero waste: http://inhabitat.com/zero-waste-vegetable-packaging-you-can-also-plant/
 Freyja Sewell’s Warm Hush is Made From Biodegradable Felt: http://inhabitat.com/hush-pod-a-cozy-private-retreat-for-public-spaces/
 felt: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felt
 Freyja Sewell: http://www.freyjasewell.co.uk/
 Victoria University of Wellington’s Rocking Cradle is Made From Cold-bent Plywood: http://inhabitat.com/cradle-is-a-flat-pack-chair-designed-specifically-for-autistic-people/
 autistic: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autism
 Cradle: http://synergy341.tumblr.com/
 Martin Azua’s Cubic Basic House is Made From Recyclable Golden Polyester: http://inhabitat.com/basic-house-is-a-golden-self-inflating-home-that-fits-in-your-pocket/
 Martin Azua: http://www.martinazua.com/eng/downloads/basic-house-2/
 prefab home: http://inhabitat.com/bubbletree-clear-prefab-bubble-tents-for-romantic-exhibitionism-in-the-wild/
 Berta Riera Pomes’ Spherical Iglu is Made From Biodegradable Rattan: http://inhabitat.com/biodegradable-rattan-iglu-by-berta-riera-pomes-and-yunwei-zhu/
 rattan: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rattan
 Berta Riera Pomes: http://www.bertariera.net/
 Porky Hefer’s Hand-knitted Human Nests are Made From Bark and Branches: http://inhabitat.com/animal-farms-cozy-human-nests-hang-from-the-treetops/
 Porky Hefer’s: http://www.animal-farmacy.blogspot.com.ar/
 weaverbirds: http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/weaver_bird.aspx
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