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In the Arctic, a Norwegian family builds its self-sufficient house under a dome

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The house of Ingrid and Benjamin Hjertefølger, surrounded by a garden, protected from the cold by a glass dome and heated by solar energy, is autonomous and sustainable. Read more

Tiny100 in Berlin: Small houses worth 100 Euros per month

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In Europe, accommodation is becoming extremely expensive. In big cities, like London, Paris, Vienna or Roma, people with average incomes are finding it extremely difficult to rent a house. They are trying by all means to look for new ways for a decent lodging. Fortunately, here and there, people are working on solutions for the future. Berlin is far from being an exception where affordable housing is becoming increasingly scarce. An architect has decided to construct a Tiny house for hundred Euros monthly, reported!

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Scotch vats turn into a sustainable village

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Whisky lovers will feel at home in the Findhorn barrels. Manufactured from giant whisky tanks the barrels house a community of 500 residents. Thanks to their commitment to the environment, so that the eco-village has a very low ecological footprint, this community has received attention in recent years.

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Sustainable tourism in the middle of a Swedish forest

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The Scandinavian design already has a reputation for modernity, audacity and a little oddity, which makes its beauty. In our series on the Treehotel in Sweden we stop this week at the ‘Mirrorcube’, a glass mirror box suspended around the trunk of a tree.

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Dragonfly: A 20-ton sustainable residence in Sweden

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Last week we showcased the Bird’s Nest, one of the seven sustainable lodgings within the Treehotel in Sweden. This week we are presenting the Dragonfly, the 53-square-meter suite is supported by six pines and spruce trees. This is the largest aerial cabin operated in Treehotel concept resort. Read more

The Bird’s Nest: Branch into the luxurious Swedish hotel room

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Fans of nature you intend to go on vacation but you are tired of the classic hotels. Why not book a Treehotel designed by seven Scandinavian architects and run by Kent Lindvall and his wife Britta in Sweden.

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A “house-greenhouse” in the heart of Rotterdam

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Nowadays, more and more alternative, sustainable and quasi-autonomous habitats are finding their place in urban landscapes. Since June 2015, for a three-year period, the Scholten family has had the chance to “test” one of these houses, thanks to a program initiated by the University of Rotterdam. Read more

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