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Sustainable Living Innovations Debuts Innovative Prefab Building System

Sustainable Living Innovations Debuts Innovative Prefab Building System

Sustainable Living Innovations is composed of a consortium of design and engineering firms that have spent the last couple of years designing a ground-up integrated prefab system. The system is both

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Adaptable Live Work Home Wrapped With a Beautiful Perforated Facade

Adaptable Live Work Home Wrapped With a Beautiful Perforated Facade

The Live Work Home is integrating the concept of social, economic, and environmental sustainability back to Syacuse, New York by building green. Designed by Cook + Fox, the concept for the home was to

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Greenfab’s New Prefab Model Home in Seattle Aims for LEED Platinum

Greenfab’s New Prefab Model Home in Seattle Aims for LEED Platinum

The 3 bedroom, 2 3/4 bath home includes non toxic and environmentally friendly materials for good indoor air quality. Recycled and local materials were sourced extensively and existing concrete from the

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Vincent Callebaut Unveils Coral-Inspired Carbon Neutral Eco Village for Haiti

Vincent Callebaut Unveils Coral-Inspired Carbon Neutral Eco Village for Haiti

Callebaut's Coral Reef proposes building an artificial pier on seismic piles in the Caribbean Sea. Modular duplexes built according to Passive House standards would be added into the housing matrix as

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Garden City K66 is a Pixelated Modular City Filled with Terraces

Garden City K66 is a Pixelated Modular City Filled with Terraces

Garden City K66 is divided into two layered volumes - a base which will house public programs and offices and upper floors that will be residential apartments. The stepped design of the upper floors

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ECObitat: A Lush Modular Prefab With Living Green Walls

ECObitat: A Lush Modular Prefab With Living Green Walls

Felipe Campolina's ECObitat is a modular housing system designed specifically to provide emergency or disaster relief housing. Easily transported and made of off-the-shelf materials, the one-bedroom home

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LIFEWALL: Modular Vertical Garden Panels Clean the Air

LIFEWALL: Modular Vertical Garden Panels Clean the Air

Creating vertical gardens just got a whole lot easier thanks to these modular garden tiles by Spanish firm Ceracasa. Their Lifewall product, which we just saw over at Jetson Green, is a modular tile that

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The MONARCH System for a Mobile & Modular Hospital

The MONARCH System for a Mobile & Modular Hospital

MONARCH™, which stands for MObileNOmadicARCHitecture, is a system for providing scalable medical care, and the modular design of the trailers allows customization for the required situation. Each

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Efficient & Affordable Wood House Made From Shipping Pallets!

Efficient & Affordable Wood House Made From Shipping Pallets!

Back in 2008, Andreas Claus Schnetzer and Gregor Pils, entered their Paletten Haus into the GAUDI competition, which was seeking designs for minimal houses of leisure for the XXI century. Their pallet

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ReNu Modular iPhone Charger Makes Solar Power Sleek

ReNu Modular iPhone Charger Makes Solar Power Sleek

The problem with most built-in solar gadget chargers is that it just doesn't make sense to stick your pricey phone in the sun for the whole day while you wait for it to charge. But the Regen ReNu modular

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Shelter No 2: An Affordable Prefab Pod

Shelter No 2: An Affordable Prefab Pod

Pod living is becoming a new trend in prefab design -- small houses carefully designed to contain everything you need to sustain yourself in a small space. Broisson Architects of Naucalpan, Mexico has a

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SNUGGLES: Stay in a Modular Hamster Tunnel Hotel

SNUGGLES: Stay in a Modular Hamster Tunnel Hotel

This modular, mobile Snuggles hotel allows you to shack up in pods for an artsy camping experience not dissimilar to staying in oversized hamster cage tunnels. The project crosses the boundaries of

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‘Solar Ivy’ Photovoltaic Leaves Climb to New Heights

‘Solar Ivy’ Photovoltaic Leaves Climb to New Heights

Solar Ivy (or SMIT Grow) is a spectacular system of thin, fluttering solar panels that generate energy by sparkling in the sunlight. The wind and solar power generating photovoltaic leaves can be easily

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Modular Architectural Wind Microturbines Take Off

Modular Architectural Wind Microturbines Take Off

From costly installations to strict city ordinances, there's a number of factors that have limited the growth of wind power in urban environments. Now, Aerovironment is ushering in an era of urban wind

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Home Factory in London

PREFAB FRIDAY: Home Factory in London

Throughout Europe, the idea of a single, self-build pre-fab house is impractical because of the cost and scarcity of land. To be truly affordable, pre-fab homes need to be designed as apartments that can

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Rotating Colani Rotor House

PREFAB FRIDAY: Rotating Colani Rotor House

What the Lazy-Susan has done for efficient dining, the Hanse Rotor House has done for compact living. This spatially smart dwelling is made up of a large open living room surrounding a central core

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