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Ecocapsule Aims At Anywhere-Living With Own Energy And Water

Can off-grid, anywhere-living appeal the masses? The Ecocapsule mobile dwelling gathers solar/wind energy, harvests/filters water. It shelters up to 2 comfortably and includes all essentials: kitchen, toilet, shower, folding bed, storage.Sona Pohlova and Tomáš Žáček created the original design in 2014 for a client with a ranch who didn’t have the infrastructure for guest housing.

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They didn’t win the contract but were published worldwide and received requests from people to buy it. They spent 5 years turning their plans into a prototype.Today they are selling their EcoCapsule – complete with shower and toilet, sleeping area for two, and kitchenette – to anyone looking to “stay in nature for a long time./Kirsten Dirksen

For example, scientists, photographers, rangers or extreme tourists” or someone interested in installing one on a city rooftop. The pods are highly mobile: they can easily be pulled by a pickup truck or even airlifted by helicopter (for those rooftop needs).

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The units capture sun energy (PV) as well as their own rainwater (and grey and blackwater). There’s even an app-controlled smart-home system and sensors that help you monitor your energy and water use./via/read more: Kirsten Dirksen