The Cube: Living In 27 Eco-Friendly Square Meters [Video]

The Cube: Living In 27 Eco-Friendly Square Meters [Video]
Design

The University of Hertfordshire's Cube project offers users a carbon-neutral living space if only they can manage the tight quarters.

Timothy Ryan, PSFK Labs
  • 12 may 2011

The University of Hertfordshire’s Cube project offers users a carbon-neutral living space if only they can manage the tight quarters. The 3mx3mx3m (27sq. meters total) cube is an experiment in sacrificing space for common well-being. Eco-friendly materials make up the sliding partitions that somehow leave enough room for a dishwasher. A toilet collects waste for composting and its heating system relies heavily on solar panels. The bed is four feet long, maybe leaving something to be desired.

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