Thursday, July 2, 2015

Sustainable Living: self-sufficient traveling in organic caravans – Wirtschaftswoche

Robert Habi

If you like spending time in the open, do not want to rely on emergency generators Chemieklo and crackling. Now discover designers of caravans the trend towards sustainable construction – with a lot of high-tech.

A photovoltaic system provides electricity, the sewage treatment plant on the roof cleans waste water, clay plaster on the walls of the room ensures healthy living environment. Anyone who thinks in this description to a Ökohaus, is right – and wrong yet. Because the living Wagon Wiener entrepreneur Theresa Steininger and Christian Frantal Although a dwelling, but one that can roll.

With its start-up of the same name, the two founders first transferred the concept of sustainable housing consistently on a caravan.

Who like his weekends spent in the open, do not want to rely on emergency generators Chemieklo and crackling, was the idea of ​​the two founders. And is completely autonomous prefer. Your 25-square-meter home proves that this works: The plant on the roof plus additional filters make rainwater potable. The solar panels charge batteries in the car floor, whose energy is enough for four days. And even the toilet compost its contents on their own.

The buyer of Biozirkuswagens decide how far he drives the independence of the civilization as much precious wood and materials from regional origin he wants in the living room – and how much he wants to spend. 40000-90000 euros cost the environmentally friendly mobile home

Get back to nature. With hot shower

There are still consistently sustainable, self-sufficient mobile homes have a niche in the caravan market. But the Viennese are no longer alone. This shows the Ecocapsule of Slovak architecture offices Nice Architects. The Ökoei from Bratislava allows its users also to live independently for a longer period. . If on the further compressed area of ​​only eight square meters

Flexible furniture in the walls and storage spaces on the outer wall leaving space for radically reduced living – including shower and toilet, bunk beds and kitchenette. The wind turbine at the rear and the solar panels on the roof provide energy. Even for the heating in the water tank, which collects rain and filters as soon as the running down of the streamlined outer shell.

From the end of the Slovaks want their autonomous capsule prices market 25000-50000 euros. The first version comes to transport even on a trailer, but a scrollable version is being planned. Then the Ökoheim makes its way back to nature on its own wheels.


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