off-grid living


Estonian designers build stunning, solar-powered tiny house that can move around

Here at HEXAPOLIS, we have covered several mobile home designs that offer owners the freedom to move around, without having to sacrifice comfort. There was the brilliant 'Transforming Castle Truck', which as its name suggests fuses fantasy with convenience and, creativity with imagination. Kasita is another, equally-innovative micro-home concept that allows the shipping container-based structure…

AMIE A 3D-Printed House That Runs On A Car-Based Generator-2

ORNL and SOM team up to build AMIE, a 3D-printed building that can be powered by a car

At the recent Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy (AMIE) demonstration, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, run by the University of Tennessee (UT) for the US Department of Energy (DOE), unveiled an incredibly innovative 3D-printed building that can be powered partially by a car. Designed by architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), the energy-efficient structure is made…

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