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One Cool Habitat Offers a Customizable Prefab ‘Your Way’

One Cool Habitat Offers a Customizable Prefab ‘Your Way’

One Cool Habitat is built out of a 20' shipping container, using the chasis of the container as a basis for the space. They cut out space for windows and doors, efficiently reusing the cut parts or

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$16,064 ‘Sofa Boat’ is All-Electric, But Still Just a Floating Sofa

$16,064 ‘Sofa Boat’ is All-Electric, But Still Just a Floating Sofa

Unveiled at the Abu Dhabi Yacht Show, this all-electric “Sofa Boat” is quite an, er, interesting concept. Touted as a “3.5m floating fun platform,” the boat can run for 12 hours on a fully

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World’s Largest Solar Powered Boat Unveiled

World’s Largest Solar Powered Boat Unveiled

PlanetSolar, a 31 meter long catamaran, was unveiled yesterday in Kiel, Germany, and its deck  just so happens to be completely covered with photovoltaic panels, making it the world's largest solar

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Nordic Town Gets Green City Center Complete With Modern Castle

Nordic Town Gets Green City Center Complete With Modern Castle

The historic city of Augustenborg, Denmark may soon provide a new view of its surrounding waters thanks to a revitalized city center complete with a modern castle. Successfully combining old and new, Deve

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Zeppelin House is a Treetop Escape

Zeppelin House is a Treetop Escape

Magically appearing from the trees along Great Ocean Road, Australia is Cocoon, an incredible weekend getaway by the terrific design duo Bellemo & Cat. One part zeppelin, one part finely-crafted

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Self-Sufficent Floating House Powered by the Sun and Sea

Self-Sufficent Floating House Powered by the Sun and Sea

House on the Water by Poland-based Formodesign is a stunning floating home that relies on the surrounding sea and radiating sun to keep it self-sufficient in terms of energy and h2o. Accessible only by

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World’s First Hybrid Solar Power Plant Opens in Israel

World’s First Hybrid Solar Power Plant Opens in Israel

Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) plants are an amazing, wonderful, renewable energy technology, as long as the sun is shining. However solar power alone cannot provide on-demand power, especially in the

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Puma City Shipping Container Store Comes to Boston’s Fan Pier

Puma City Shipping Container Store Comes to Boston’s Fan Pier

When we first heard about Puma City, the tri-level, 11,000-square-foot retail store and event space made of 24 refurbished shipping containers, we were intrigued by the popular sportswear brand's pre-fab

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GREEN WEEKEND GETAWAY: Linda Aldredge’s Treehouse

GREEN WEEKEND GETAWAY: Linda Aldredge’s Treehouse

If you head north from New York City and hang a left on Route 28 up near Woodstock you'll find yourself on a very scenic drive through Catskill State Park. Verdant hills dotted with lakes and ponds seem

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Mercedes’ Futuristic Formula Zero Sail Racer

Mercedes’ Futuristic Formula Zero Sail Racer

Recently Mercedes Benz revealed images of its stunning Formula Zero Racer, a futuristic foray into the next generation of racing. Incorporating elements from luge, yacht, and Formula One vehicles, the

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PREFAB FRIDAY: A ‘House Boat’ for the Arctic

PREFAB FRIDAY: A ‘House Boat’ for the Arctic

Winter shelter in the Arctic can take form in an upside down hunting boat – a traditional Inuit practice. Covey Island Boatworks, award winning builders of hand-crafted yachts, power and sailboats, has

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Power Generating Wind Dam by Chetwood Associates

Power Generating Wind Dam by Chetwood Associates

As part of our ongoing investigation of viable and sustainable solutions to generating alternative power, our heads really turned when we came across this proposal for a power-generating “wind

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POWER YOUR BOAT WITH KITES: Wind Power by KiteShip

POWER YOUR BOAT WITH KITES: Wind Power by KiteShip

Kites are no longer just for leisurely days at the beach. A promising enviro-enterprise to watch, KiteShip is a wind-power-tech company proposing the use of massive sea kites to reduce the amount of fuel

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Lovetann Unveils Two New Homes

PREFAB FRIDAY: Lovetann Unveils Two New Homes

If you're relatively new to Inhabitat, you may not remember when we introduced Lovetann's LEGO-like prefab-modular home concept. A little more than a year later (and following on the heels of their debut

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SUBMARINE HOUSE

SUBMARINE HOUSE

For those of you out there who have Jacques Cousteau fantasies, a semi-submerged floating house may be just the thing you need. Italian architect Giancarlo Zema specializes in marine aquatic architecture

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