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    The Cocoon Smart Home Will Harvest Rainwater, Solar Energy And Organic Veggies In The Caribbean

    This self-sufficient home topped with a soaring cocoon-like structure envisions new heights of off-grid living. The Cocoon Smart Home, designed by Richard’s Architecture + Design (RA+D), will be the first Minergie-ECO certified building in the Dominican Republic. With solar panels, a geothermal system and rainwater harvesting, this Santo Domingo home ...
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    London’s First Eco-Friendly, Human-Powered Gym Is Here

    Rebel 1 announced that they were going single-use plastic free. Gyms are hotbeds of unnecessary plastic waste; the numbers of plastic bottles and protein shake cups that get binned every day is absurd. In fact, Rebel 1 took action after calculating ...
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    Soak In Views Of The Indian Himalayas At This Bamboo-Clad Hotel Villa

    Perched high in the mountains of Uttarakhand, India sits The Kumaon, a rustic yet elegant hotel with breathtaking Himalayan views. Zowa Architects designed the hotel to highlight the natural landscape as much as possible while sticking to a minimal footprint and locally sourced ...
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    Beautiful Villas Embedded In A Remote Chinese Mountain Pass Live In Harmony With Nature

    Blending the man-made into nature without doing harm is difficult, but Origin Architects have managed to embed a series of modern villas into the foot of China’s Eurasia-Changbai Mountain range while simultaneously restoring a large part of an adjacent felled forest. By ...
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    You Can Now Spend The Night At The Vipp Shelter Hotel In The Swedish Forests

    When the vipp shelter initially made its debut, adventurers rejoiced. for 1,000.00 euros a night, this 55 sqmpeaceful hideaway awaits you in the swedish wilderness.  every piece of the shelter’s dark-toned interior is carefully selected to keep focus on what is important — ...
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    Floating Sauna With Charred Timber Cladding Boasts Minimal Site Impact

    When Milan-based Small Architecture Workshop was asked to design a tiny sauna for a bed and breakfast in Åmot, Sweden, they wanted to do so with minimal environmental impact. The result of their efforts is this dreamy floating sauna on a lake wrapped in ...
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    What Will Eco-Friendly Cities of the Future Look Like?

    If cities of the future use half of the sustainable energy capabilities we have today — or are in the process of inventing — we will be living in the future. Sleek panels glimmering in the sunlight; large, lazily-spinning wind ...
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    Shipping Container House Takes Jumping the Shark to New Heights

    Yup, when it’s a hundred and ten degrees in the California desert, there is no better place to be than inside a shipping container. What could be more comfortable than a steel box? Oh, wait — according to architect James Whitaker ...
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    Powered Blocks: Energy Generating Building Blocks

    What if the very materials used to construct a building could be used to power that same building? That’s the idea behind Solar Squared – it’s solar power creation and building in one… and it looks damn good! Almost indistinguishable ...