Gallery: Off-Grid, Solar-Powered Isolée Retreat Opens Like a Cupboard

 
Dutch design group Tjep has designed an off-grid retreat called Isolée that opens like a cupboard. This quirky concept also incorporates a roof-mounted “solar tree” that rotates to collect all the solar energy required to power the retreat. In designing the project, Frank Tjepkema and his team embraced a variety of integrated technologies to create a building that is wonderfully self-sufficient.

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  1. english cheese man March 7, 2013 at 4:37 pm

    This looks as if it has a rather high center of mass and looks liable to topple in strong wind.

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