Gallery: Sustainably Built Swamp Huts Light Up Like Glowing Lanterns in...

 
The project has in fact been reincarnated as an Architecture for Humanity competition entry, a disaster housing proposal, an eco-resort lodging plan, and even as a submission to the Boston Society of Architects Unbuilt Architecture Awards. But it wasn't until Moscow inherited a piece of land in a Boston suburb in 2008 that the duos' dream finally become a reality.

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  1. bpg131313 March 31, 2011 at 7:15 pm

    It looks like a great idea, but I have to be honest, as a frequent camper the first thing I noticed with these designs is the lack of airflow through the top, so there’s a possibility of condensation issues. The other thing I noticed is the “frosted” sides (likely plastic of some kind) and thought about light transference. Frosted windows seem to amplify light, so it’ll actually be brighter inside than outside (my tent does the same thing with its white and orange sides). It’s not a bad thing, but don’t think you’ll be sleeping in. :-)

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