German design firm Studio Aisslingerhas unveiled the Fincube, a concept sustainable and transportablelow-energy house. The Fincube has been created 1200m above sea levelnear Bozen in Northern Italy. The sustainable dwelling has been madeentirely of locally sourced wood and provides 47sqm of living space.
With a minimal carbon footprint, the living unit can also be easilydismantled and reassembled on a new site. Moreover, the dwellingrequires minimum soil sealing of just 2 meters. The material-orientedFincube has been designed to be in close touch with nature. The woodenspace with a 360-degree triple glazing is furnished with a second layerfaçade that provides shade and gives the building its unique look.
The roof of the Fincube is equipped with photovoltaic panels thatgenerate renewable energy for the dwelling. The supporting structure isalso made from local materials and the interior features a combinationof larch and stone-pine. The entrance blends into an open kitchen withan adjacent sofa living space.
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