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Villa Ypsilon

Designed by LASSA Architects Villa Ypsilon is a near 500 squared metre home sitting within olive groves in Greece. Its flowing ‘green roof’ delineates three courtyards and shelters an eye-shaped pool and sun-deck. Additional facades trigger shadows at certain times…

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Micro Home

‘Pop-up’ housing always seems to be changing directions! Now, in a collaboration between TripAdvisor Rentals and Wayfair sees a green capsule being inserted into the ‘London Eye’ Ferris Wheel in the form of a micro-apartment. The interior of the apartment…

Ecocapsule

The Ecocapsule is a micro off-grid, transportable, living-quarter. If you’re the kind of person who likes to holiday on a remote mountaintop or jungle in eco-friendly fashion then this could be for you! The ecocapsule is surfing on the latest…

SMART BLINDS

Blinds could soon be powering your home as well as offering shade! Now, SolarGaps have developed ‘smart blinds’ that track sun-movement (via app) which will reduce the energy consumption of a building (by as much as 70%) and cut financial…

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The Fold!

The Boxetti set is a collection of furnitutre by Rolands Landsbergs. The clever trick is that it can be comleted folded up to be put away. A number of sets are available that include Boxetti Private, Boxetti Lounge, Boxetti Practice,…

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Living Tables

If you purchase a plant-filled Living Table, it will surely green-up your home! This low-maintenance planter system was designed by Habitat Horticulture who have been sensitive to producing an attractive yet manageable system that even a naïve green-fingered beginner could…

FUTURO 2

Here is another vid we found extremely intriguing! It shows five cool approaches to futuristic living. Some have been operationalized and can house occupants. Others remains simply conceptual. All are inspirational. Enjoy! }

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ICE HAVEN

A Czech architecture firm has created a series of tiny ice pods, based on the Warming Hut competition set five years ago. In their home town of Liberec Mjölk Architekti have built what they call ‘Polar Hens’. These ice pods…

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Prefab Rules

The New York-based CDR Studio Architects have designed a prefabricated backyard retreat. Known as the Dragonfly Pavilion it can be found in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA. It has been constructed from sustainably harvested mahogany in combination with recycled aluminum to…