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Move to Trash It was only after carefully studying the professor's work that Siliakus learned to design these precise constructions. The Amsterdam-based artist transfers the design skills of an
The compact Ecocapsule fits all the home necessities within an egg-shaped space measuring 4.5 meters (14.6 feet) in length, 2.4 meters (7.9 feet) in width, and 2.5 meters in height (8.2 feet). The total
Software engineer Markus Loeffler wants to help consumers reduce dependency on the electric grid while saving on electric costs. “One Fridge off the Grid” was initially conceived during a power outage
Roxbury E+ comprises four townhomes, each topped with 39 solar panels that can produce more energy—close to 10,000 kilowatts a year—than the homeowners are likely to need. The homes are also designed
Designer Jack Albert Trew’s Spokefuge harnesses the power of the pedal to help doctors in remote areas test blood without electric medical equipment. Trew’s simple design uses a bike wheel to power a
Tesla's hotly anticipated home battery is now on the market. Late last evening, Tesla CEO Elon Musk kept his promise for a hotly anticipated announcement about the company's next product line. Musk
ANIAN is a Canadian manufacturer of clothing and coastal gear based in Vancouver, BC, and while their custom surfboards (made on-site) and groovy apparel are the highlight of their business, the really
Mike Basich was one of the early innovators in professional snowboarding, and now he’s leading the way in stylish off-grid living. On his 40 acres of land near Truckee, California, Basich has built
White Rock Cabin, dubbed Sky House, is a 850-square-feet cabin set within the semi-arid foothills of North-Eastern Washington State. Because of the remote location, the structure and cladding panels were
World-famous music producer Adam Kasper commissioned architect Bohlin Cywinski Jackson to design a green-roofed vacation residence for his family on Henry Island, in Washington State’s Salish Sea.
Touted by its creators as an "appealing, affordable and safe solution for washers as well as wipers," the Blue Diversion Toilet is designed to provide off grid sanitation for low income areas. Not only
The pavilion will be located on a 900-square-meter site overlooking the Decumano, the main east-west road. The most eye-catching component of the pavilion design is the LED virtual “forest” made up of
AgriDust is a project that envisions turning food waste into biodegradable material which can be used to make packaging and plant pots. Marina Ceccolini devised a way to transform six types of
Passive House is known to be one of the strictest energy efficiency building programs in the world. What does it take to build one, and how can you do it with healthy and high performance materials? In
From her Tiny House on the Prairie in Boise, Idaho, minimalist designer and dressmaker Kristie Wolfe dreamt up her mini vacation home in Hawaii. The funds she saved by downsizing enabled her to build a
The construction cost of the Rock Bottom Cabin was incredibly low thanks to Diedricksen's deft scrap scavenger abilities. In fact, most of the cabin is made up of recycled parts and creatively reused
Ever wish you could ditch your electric bill? Tesla is working on a house battery that could help you break up with your expensive utility company, essentially turning any home into an off-grid abode.
Each one also has its own name – the Study and the Workshop – to reflect different uses, and both have wheels built in to their bases to allow them to pivot towards the best views at their location.
FRAMES 2.0 by Gerard de Hoop Grid, made up of of 12 wooden frames that as a frees-tanding bookcase and/or as a room divider can be used. The ‘boards’ have different widths, and are open in the
The shelters form part of a larger project that aims to promote a new form of tourism in southwestern France. It supports the development of suburban areas and urban peripheries as new playgrounds for
The foldable Solight Solarpuff solar-powered lantern provides off-grid light where there is no electricity
What do you get when you cross a solar energy powered lantern with the cutest name ever? The Solarpuff, that's what!The good people at Solight have created the lightweight, compact latern cube as not only
The power is out. The heat is out. Water is off. Suddenly, you are off the grid. Without the proper gear, this could be an uncomfortable circumstance for a day, a week, or even longer. Whether the outage
It's one thing to make the decision to go solar, but depending on where in the U.S. you live, the ease with which one connects a household rooftop array to the grid—i.e., actually gets it up and
About a decade ago, Piano started developing plans for a minimalist home. He had been interested in the concept since his student days, and he began doing the work on spec, without a specific client. That
The family of three decided to build a home which would suit their active lifestyle and allow them to travel without having to compromise on quality of life. Their castle house has beautifully crafted
There’s pretty much nothing more basic than boiling water, but do you ever think about how much untapped power all that boiling creates? The people at BioLite - makers of the BaseCamp Stove - decided
Architecture for a Change Builds Off-Grid, Prefab Primary School Out of Shipping Containers in Malawi
Although Malawi is one of the world's most-densely populated countries, the land-locked nation is also one of the least-developed countries in the world. The majority of the population subsists on an
Designed by Studiomobile architects Antonio Girardi and Cristiana Favretto, the Jellyfish Barge is an octagonal greenhouse set atop a 750-square-foot wooden base that floats atop 96 recycled plastic
Commissioned by a client who spends the majority of his time overseas, the 1,033-square-foot dwelling needed to be able to withstand long periods of vacancy and require easy and minimal maintenance.
ECHO's flexible homes are made from 100-sq-ft prefab modules and feature a distinctive pyramid roof that lets natural light flow inside. They can stand-alone as a simple garden room, or link to other
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