28 Dec '15, 10pm

Envira Pod: Mobile net-zero classroom is powered entirely by solar

Envira Pod: Mobile net-zero classroom is powered entirely by solar

The most inspiring thing about being indoors in the Envira Pod mobile educational trailer, is the feeling of causing no harm, and knowing that while humans are all part of the problem, they are also all part of the solution. The floors and walls are made from renewable resources, bamboo and pine, and the indoors is so full of windows and light, that visitors say they feel integrated with the outdoors, not separate from it. Yes, it’s a tiny space (8.5′ X 28′), and there’s a feeling of being close together when students are inside such a learning environment, but it’s only for a little while, and it’s cozy, reminding everyone of a longhouse, only with modern comforts. The students and teachers like to call it “

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/envira-pod-mobile-net-zero-classroom...

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