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Camp Emerald Bay Boy Scout Eco Cabin by Gensler The result of a pro bono effort by the architect and structural engineer, the Boy Scout Eco Cabin is designed to be functional and demonstrate good stewardship of the environment. It is made of two old shipping containers and a translucent fire-proof roof that lets in filtered daylight. The deck is made from the wood reclaimed from an old pier and all lighting is LED powered by a dedicated solar panel. The cabin only touches the ground at 6 points, reducing its impact on the site.

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