Gallery: Solar-Powered Mobile Eco Shelter for the Swiss Alps

Snow is melted by the solar system to feed into the unit's water supply, and all appliances are powered by the solar electric system. A supply of bioethanol is available for emergency heating and cooking needs.

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  1. Jeramy Buckendorf July 9, 2011 at 1:03 am

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  2. Tecrekka April 25, 2011 at 1:30 am

    Nice renderings but “implausible” is very generous and applies to more than just the delivery system. One glaring flaw seems to be the placement of the solar panels on the sides, completely vertical to the ground. This detail aside, if you are trying to lessen the impact of something, it shouldn’t be designed to be delivered by helicopter, one load or several.

  3. KHarrison February 18, 2011 at 2:51 pm

    The remote cabin is an interesting concept. The aesthetic is concise and the plan simple and functional. Unfortunately, for a helicopter to be used it would need to be disassembled into many smaller, very light units and re-assembled in situ. The whole cabin would outweigh the helicopter by at least 2:1, making its transport as depicted in the rendering implausible.

  4. granittezgah February 18, 2011 at 3:04 am

    cabin with an under-floor heating system. Details are vague as to how this system works — suffice to say we are guessing it is not electrically

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