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Crazy Water Capsule Concept Could Keep Flooding Victims Dry and Comfortable

Posted By Tafline Laylin On September 8, 2011 @ 11:01 am In Architecture,Water Issues | No Comments



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Once transported to the floating capsule via a hot air dirigible, flood victims (albeit probably the most privileged of them) are instantly immersed in a futuristic setting. It’s not an especially large space, but it does have all of the necessary amenities including reverse osmosis technology [6] that makes salt water potable as well asĀ gray water recycling [7]. This crazy-looking capsule gets its energy from the sun and air, which we hope are resources that will never run out.

+ Jay Stoughtenger [3]

Via Evolo [8]


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: http://inhabitat.com/crazy-water-capsule-concept-could-keep-flooding-victims-dry-and-comfortable/capsule-middle-east-jay-stoughtenger-1/?extend=1

[2]  : http://inhabitat.com/crazy-water-capsule-concept-could-keep-flooding-victims-dry-and-comfortable/capsule-middle-east-jay-stoughtenger-2/?extend=1

[3] Jay Stoughtenger: http://www.jstoughtenger.com/capsulesketch.html

[4] 2 skylights: http://inhabitat.com/sun-tracker-skylights-pump-daylight-indoors/

[5] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2011/09/capsule-middle-east-jay-stoughtenger-2.gif

[6] reverse osmosis technology: http://inhabitat.com/nasas-pee-recycling-forward-osmosis-bag-turns-urine-into-an-out-of-this-world-beverage/

[7] gray water recycling: http://inhabitat.com/the-sloan-aqus-greywater-recycling-system/

[8] Evolo: http://www.evolo.us/architecture/water-capsule-concept-a-fantastical-dream-like-living-vessel-for-global-flooding/

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