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Help Build A Sustainable Off-Grid Friggebod With Floda31

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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It must be nice to be former Swedish housing minister Birgit Friggebo ; She is now immortalized for her removing of the requirement for building approval for structures under 150 square feet, known forever as Friggebods, a portmanteau of her name and bod, or shed. It led to an explosion of innovative design and opportunity for young architects and designers. At Floda31 , "a laboratory for innovation and creativity", Marije de Haas and Richard Holland and their students are building a Friggebodar, a" completely sustainable off-grid mini-house that can function at a climate ranging from +30C to -30C. " It's made of my favourite materiel-du-jour, Cross laminated timber. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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