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Crooked Eco Abodes

The Huba Shelter Has No Right Angles, Yet it's Spot-On Amazing

— September 26, 2013 — Eco
What image appears in your mind when you contemplate the concept of a prefabricated home? It's probably quite boxy, and therefore absolutely nothing like the Huba Shelter. Nevertheless, this little lodge would be made en masse to this quirky form and taken by truck, train or helicopter to some of the more remote regions that are visited by tourists.

Michal Holcer and Malgorzata Blachnicka suggest that the abstract cabin would be made using the wood of fallen trees as cladding and recycled plastic for many of the interior elements. Now how's that for an especially eco-friendly dwelling! Inside you'd find entirely green facilities to service the Huba Shelter, from solar panels to rainwater collection. Two collapsible beds and a place to wash make the remote refuge an oasis in the mountains and forests that beckon for adventure.
Trend Themes
1. Eco-friendly Prefabricated Homes - The trend of building prefabricated homes using sustainable materials and eco-friendly technologies presents an opportunity for disruption in the construction industry.
2. Abstract Architectural Designs - The trend of designing unconventional and abstract architecture provides an opportunity for disruptive innovation in the field of architectural design.
3. Sustainable Tourism Accommodations - The trend of offering sustainable and environmentally-friendly accommodations for tourists in remote areas presents an opportunity for disruptive innovation in the tourism industry.
Industry Implications
1. Construction - The construction industry can embrace the trend of eco-friendly prefabricated homes by incorporating sustainable materials and technologies in their designs and processes.
2. Architecture - Architects can tap into the trend of abstract architectural designs by exploring unique and unconventional design concepts, pushing the boundaries of traditional architecture.
3. Tourism and Hospitality - The tourism and hospitality industry can capitalize on the trend of sustainable tourism accommodations by creating eco-friendly lodging options in remote destinations, attracting environmentally-conscious travelers.
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