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The Solar and Wind Powered Ecocapsule Has All You Need

solar and wind-powered Ecocapsule

This pill-shaped, space-age looking capsule designed by Slovakia’s Nice Architects is one darn little efficient design. Comfortably accommodating two adults, the low-energy pod is outfitted to include a running-water kitchenette, flushing toilet and warm bed. (more…)

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Italy Wins The 2014 European Solar Decathlon With RhOME for DenCity.

Italy wins european solar decathalon Rhome DenCity
above: The winning design from the front, the RhOME for denCity

The Solar Decathlon was inaugurated in the U.S. in 2002 after an initiative taken by the US Dept. of Energy (DOE). Open to the public, the Solar Decathlon is a competition which unites the greatest universities from all over the world to compete by designing, building and operating a full-scale, entirely functional solar-powered house. (more…)

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The Self-Sustaining Isoleé House Barely Impacts Its Environment At All.

Isoleé House

The Isolée house is an eco-friendly and modern home described as a self-sufficient residence by Frank Tjepkema and Agustina Cociffi. The tiny structure is essentially a ‘smart house’ which incorporates a unique, solar tree-like device into the functional aspect, meaning very little to no fuel is required. The tree protrudes from the home’s roof contains circular photovoltaic panels which generate energy from the sun into the residence. (more…)

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Sleek, Solar, Sexy and Super High Tech. The Latest Images of The Code-X Yacht.

Second generation code-x yacht

The first generation “CODE-X Yacht” was featured in its early stages on just about every design blog years ago. It combined conventional technology with regenerative energy in the form of a solar-powered hybrid drive in the body of a super sleek and sexy boat. Since then, the yacht has actually come to reality and we wanted to share the latest images of the “Next Generation CODE-X Yacht”  (Info, specs and earlier images of the yacht are shown after the newest photos). (more…)

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