Architecture student builds a tiny solar-powered cabin from recycled materials

October 19, 2015 by  
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“Aurora Cabin” is a small forest hideout perfect for those looking for a mini-adventure. Designed and built by a local architecture student, the tiny cozy cabin was created as a contemplative retreat in the aurora forest of Northern Norway. The cabin was crafted from recycled materials supplemented with local timber, and features a solar panel strong enough to power a laptop and lighting. The interior is configurable and can be adapted to facilitate different needs and can be rented for a weekend getaway in AirBnb at just $11 per night. + Aurora Cabin The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing!

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Architecture student builds a tiny solar-powered cabin from recycled materials

GO! multifunctional furniture harvests renewable energy

March 9, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Renewable energy-harvesting furniture. The brainchild of Indonesian industrial designer Rizki Tarisa, the GO! is a lounge, a workstation and an exercise bike that also generates renewable electricity to power your gadgets, when you pedal the bike to burn all extra fat on your body. The multifunctional furniture has also been made from sustainable materials such as recycled and biodegradable plastics

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