Posts Tagged: homes

MIT’s $10,000 robotic furniture is making its way to small homes

A few years ago, MIT designed a piece of furniture worth $ 10,000 — not because it's made of luxury materials, but because it can transform at the press of a button. Now, that piece of robotic furniture called "Ori Systems" is available for pre-order…
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Weekly Rewind: Your smart home’s universal remote, the problem with Soylent, robotic snake surgery

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week.

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The Github for eco-housing builds $25k homes in just five days

Marcin Jakubowski and Catarina Mota are the great minds behind the Open Building Institute. Think of it as the Github for green housing — an “open-source eco-building toolkit to make the construction of ecological housing easier.”

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A rising tide lifts all … houses? Movable stilt homes keep you high and dry

Designed to withstand rising sea levels and the impact of climate change, the Tidal House is a concept that aims to ebb and flow right alongside our changing global environment.

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Keep it secret, keep it safe: 6 homes with awesome hidden rooms and passages

Harry Potter isn’t the only one who enjoys a ducking into secret passages. Check out these six homes from around the globe if you’re a fan of hidden rooms and secret passageways.

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Ecocapsules are pint-sized solar and wind-powered micro homes

Ecocapsule is a small, egg-shaped abode that could be the perfect home for someone who wants to let it all go like Elsa and live off the grid. Its roof is decked with 600W solar cells and a built-in 750W wind turbine that store the energy they harnes…
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