Maybe your dream is to live off the grid on a beach. The ecocapsule is a small egg-shaped low-energy home for exactly that! This is an ultra-portable housing, designed by Nice Architects based in Bratislava, is completely self-contained. This capsule can collect energy from solar panels lining the top and a wind turbine that can be attached through a connection on the roof of the capsule. It also has a rainwater collection and filtration system set up.
Ecocapsule is a low-energy house packed into a compact form. It merges an energy efficient shape, compact volume and off-grid capabilities with the luxuries of a warm bed, running water and a hot meal.
The ecocapsule home is fitted with “all essentials necessary for a comfortable prolonged stay without a need to recharge or re-supply.” It has a tiny kitchen, bathroom with a toilet and shower, and even a flushing toilet. In total, the Ecocapsule is about 86 square feet.
Ecocapsule gets all of its power from solar panels in the roof and a 750 Watt wind turbine. Both feed a 4200 Wh battery, which supplies all the necessary energy. It also has a rainwater collector that filters it for use.
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