08 Feb '18, 3pm

The Ecocapsule, the egg-shaped tiny home that can go off-grid and off-pipe, is real!

The Ecocapsule, the egg-shaped tiny home that can go off-grid and off-pipe, is real!

We have seen so many photoshopped dreams that it is wonderful to see one turn into reality. Remember that scene in Galaxy Quest, when Captain Nesmith finally contacts Brandon and admits that it's not just a set and a TV show, "It's real! " Well, by Grabthar’s Hammer, the same can now be said about the Ecocapsule , a prefab off-grid solar and wind powered tiny home. © It's real! People in the ecocapsule via Inhabitat When we first covered the Ecocapsule , designed by Bratislava based Nice Architects , I had doubts that it would ever be anything but vaporware. Looking at their website it is still hard to tell what is real or really good photoshop, but Inhabitat shows photos of real people climbing in and out of it, and a helicopter dropping it on a Bratislava roof. Ecocapsule describes the idea: Ecocapsule is a self-sustainable smart house powered solely by solar and wind en...

Full article: https://www.treehugger.com/tiny-houses/ecocapsule-egg-sha...

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